Below are vetted 501c3 charities where you can choose to have your trip impact. We will donate $2 per room (land and cruise) per night, car rentals donate $1 per day and activities a $1 each. Have another charity in mind? Email, chat, or mention it to a Guru during your call.
The Refuge for DMST (Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking) is developing The Refuge Ranch, a long-term, residential, therapeutic ranch for girls, ages 11-17, who have been rescued out of sex trafficking. Located on 50 acres in a beautiful and restorative setting outside of Austin, TX, The Refuge Ranch will provide trauma-informed, holistic care for the girls on-site, including: a University of Texas Charter School program, a People’s Community Clinic and various therapeutic programs uniquely designed for the development of a child survivor. Slated to open late 2017, The Refuge Ranch will be one of the only long-term, live-in rehabilitation facilities for child survivors of sex trafficking in the United States.
Austin Boxer Rescue takes purebred boxers from high kill shelters throughout the state of Texas, helps rehabilitate the dogs and places them in furever homes. Those who volunteer with them, balance the health, safety, and welfare needs by providing nourishment and a safe environment for unwanted, stray, abused, and impounded Boxers.
The current project is to raise money for a new kennel as there are so many boxers in need.
Click here to give towards their new kennel.
TAPS hosts and participates in events across the country to provide support to all who are grieving the loss of a loved one who has died while in military service.
Travel+SocialGood is a community aimed at propelling the travel industry to meet its potential for global positive impact. The goal is to help build the travel industry of the future, where all travel will have a positive economic, environmental, cultural and social impact for traveler, place and resident.
Dreams are universal, but opportunity is not.
Kiva is an international nonprofit,that celebrates and supports people looking to create a better future for themselves, their families and their communities. Kiva exists to connect and empower people. We support Kiva by either donating to their operating costs or lending funds to help a borrower start or grow a business, go to school, access clean energy, or realize their potential.
Join us in making opportunities universal, lend here
Tourism Cares channels the philanthropic passion and commitment of the travel industry to protect and restore emerging or at-risk destinations, invests in the future of our workforce in the travel/hospitality field so that together we improve and champion the industry’s corporate social responsibility. #wegivebettertogether
Current project is helping rebuild tourism after Harvey, Irma, Maria and other 2017 catastrophic events.
Sustainable Travel International has helped communities, hotels, airlines, cruise lines and governments to plan responsibly — to chart their road maps for responsible growth so that they can contribute to the economic and social well-being of the one in eleven people around the globe whose lives and livelihoods depend on the world’s wanderlust.
Become certified here and use the code iTravelBetter
Special Olympics provides sports events and training to those who have intellectual disabilities giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage and experience joy.