Quick, Use These Apps to Save the World!

Instead (Free)

With this app, everyone can be a philanthropist. You already know you’re overpaying for your daily latté—but did you know that same $5 could buy a goat for a family overseas to make milk and cheese? This Apple mainstay reminds you how to save on unnecessary spending and directs you to donate instead—to make a difference for people that need it.

VolunteerMatch (Free)

Are you looking for a way to give back? Just enter your interests and search locally for opportunities to donate your time and effort with this pick for Apple devices. It features nearly 100,000 organizations needing your help. Your chance to get involved is now—this app is where volunteering beings.

Donate a Photo (Free)

You’re already sharing your selfies on Twitter and Facebook, so why don’t you submit them through this app, too, where they will be shared in the Donate a Photo gallery? Johnson & Johnson wants to connect you and your friends to nonprofits. The company will donate $1 to the charitable organization you choose for each photo share. Donate up to $1 per day and help raise not only money, but awareness about causes that need your help to make a difference.


Josh Ellis is the former editor in chief for SUCCESS magazine. Before joining SUCCESS in 2012, he was an accomplished digital and print sportswriter, working for the Dallas Cowboys Star magazine, the team’s gameday program, and DallasCowboys.com. Originally from Longview, Texas, he began writing for his hometown newspaper at 16.

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