If this email isn't displaying correctly you can view it in your browser.


From the Desk of Our Executive Director

As you know, The Life You Can Save’s goal is to spread the culture of giving in an impactful, cost-effective way and to generate support for our recommended charities. To further these ends, we supported the creation of The Life You Can Save Australia, which officially launched in May. The kick-off campaign aiming to raise A$100,000 for our charities by 30 June was met by Aussies generously donating A$330,000 via our new site! Together with a number of offline gifts and a large donation by a foundation, more than A$760,000 has been raised in support of our charities since the launch. Because The Life You Can Save itself also relies on donations to carry on our work, we’re additionally grateful to everyone who donated to our Operations Fund. Thank you!

As part of our efforts to promote effective giving, we seek to engage mission-aligned partners to give impactfully and cost-effectively. One such partner is MediaMath, a leading global marketing technology company with a philanthropic arm——that commits 1% of the company's time, technology and equity to charities, including several of The Life You Can Save's recommended nonprofits. MediaMath has donated ~ $300,000 of digital marketing to several of our nonprofits over the last three years.’s director, Michael Quinn, reports that during MediaMath's annual impact week last month, some $15,000 was raised for TLYCS-related charities from employees. Thanks to the organization and to everyone at MediaMath who contributed to improving the lives of people living in extreme poverty.

Over the coming years, we expect to significantly increase the volume we move through The Life You Can Save Organizations and partners like MediaMath. We have some very exciting plans that we will announce in the next couple of stay tuned.

Do good. Feel good.

Charlie Bresler

Charity Voices

The latest news from our recommended charities

Healthy Babies, Healthy Moms

On special clinic days in Gbondapi town, Sierra Leone, Helen Keller International supports services like vitamin A supplements for babies and reproductive counseling for moms, with an added perk of porridge on the side.

Keep Reading

Shredding Injustice: The Fight to Hold the Powerful Accountable in the Amazon

Oxfam provides a lively report on how heavy metal rockers are joining indigenous peoples to try and save a generation of children and families from the devastating effects of heavy metal poisoning. (Music included!)

Keep Reading

Malaria Consortium's SMC Campaign Set to Start

Malaria Consortium’s latest seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) campaign is about to begin across three countries in the Sahel region of Africa, aiming to protect 5.5 million children. 

Keep Reading

Our Blog

Highlights from our blog

Money Hacks for Effective Giving

by Rob Mathers

Rob Mathers debunks the misconception that giving money puts an undue burden on donors by suggesting easy ways to reduce wasteful spending and demonstrating how much good those savings can do.

Keep Reading

Bringing Giving Games to Fall Activity Fairs

by Giving Games

The Life You Can Save’s Giving Games Project and One For The World are collaborating to bring high impact philanthropy to hundreds of college students during fall outreach events. 

Keep Reading

Copyright © 2019 The Life You Can Save, All rights reserved.

Want to change how you receive these emails?
You can update your preferences or unsubscribe from this list.