Actor Nathan Fillion, star of ABC's "Castle," asked fans to help him celebrate his 42nd birthday on March 27 by raising money for clean safe drinking water in Africa.
People may make donations in his honor to My Charity Water. Last year people helped him celebrate his birthday by donating money for several wells that served more than 3,000 people. World Water Day was March 22.
While many people think of donating to charities around Christmas, organizations need money year around.
If you prefer to donate money to local charities, there are many to choose from. Various food pantries, the Somerset County Mobile Food Bank and other organizations are trying to feed the hungry in Somerset County. The American Red Cross and The Salvation Army help people who have lost homes to fire or are otherwise in need.
Public libraries always need money. The Somerset County Federated Library System is currently raising money for a new bookmobile to serve people who have difficulties in reaching libraries. Many churches and civic organizations conduct fundraisers for good causes.
There are numerous good causes for people to choose from. The Easter season is a good time to remember those in need by sending a check to a charity of your choice.
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