13 Social Cause Categories

Non-Profit organizations have categorized their mission under three of our Social Causes.
Many non-profits touch multiple needs within our communities. 
Agencies may identify themselves under this category if they are a shelter, rescue, service animal training/provider, or other therapeutic efforts relating to animals.
Agencies may identify themselves under this category if they use art/culture to support the community, special ability individuals or children being given opportunity to have special experiences they may not otherwise receive.  Also, Arts & Culture could include experiences enhancing our community such as; ballet, orchestra, theatre, beautification within our community.
Agencies may identify themselves under this category if they support children in any fashion.  Education, experiences, culture, shelter, nutrition, clothing, mental/emotional/physical support just to name a few possibilities.
Agencies may identify themselves under this category if they support communities who have experienced some type of natural disaster (tornado, severe storms, hurricane).  Their support may include local, national or international levels of support.
Agencies may identify themselves under this category if they support education in any fashion within a community, national, or internationally.  This may include provide educational supplies as well.  Also, this category may include the concept of educating communities about other social causes such as; mental health, suicide prevention, recycling etc.
Agencies may identify themselves under this category if they support community parks, education on environment, outdoor experiences for those generally unable to provide for themselves, local zoos supporting wildlife, or other wildlife conservation efforts.
Agencies may identify themselves under this category if they support groups experiencing discrimination based upon their race, gender, economic status, religion or other life choices.
Agencies may identify themselves under this category if they support the overall well-being of individuals. This may fall under physical, mental and emotional health and well-being.  IE:  Abuse victims, suicide prevention, depression, anxiety, cancer patients/survivors, heart disease, or Alzheimer’s just to give a few examples.
Agencies may identify themselves under this category if they support communities or individuals suffering from food insecurity, homelessness or poverty on a local, national or international basis.  This may include men, women, families, children, elderly, or veterans.
Agencies may identify themselves under this category if they support individuals or groups looking to improve their quality of life.  This may fall under living situation, abilities, job skills, mental health challenges etc.
Agencies may identify themselves under this category if they support individuals or groups suffering from economic insecurities.  Their mission may support homelessness, food insecurities, housing, clothing, and health care on a local, national and international level.
Agencies may identify themselves under this category if they support the well-being of elderly individuals.  This could include housing, transportation, nutritional needs, mental/emotional/physical well-being.  The support provided may include the individual, families and pets.
Agencies may identify themselves under this category if they support individuals and families who have served in the military.  This may include current soldiers or veterans.