Why Give?



"I can't imagine not working with MADRE, which has given me the community that fights loneliness, which has offered me a home in which to share my concerns with other women.  I can't imagine not fighting that loneliness together."

–    Susan Sarandon (MADRE member since 1988)

When you give to MADRE, you know you're making a concrete difference in the life of a woman who is struggling to build a better future for herself and her family.  
Whether you're helping to build a clinic, feed a child, or deliver emergency aid after a disaster, you can feel confident that your gift will be used in a smart, efficient way. A full 87 cents of every dollar you give goes directly to programs like these:


You and MADRE make sure girls can become students instead of child brides.

You and MADRE give women an alternative to violence and poverty.

You and MADRE help protect women from violence and demand their rights.

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