9 Inspiring Nonprofits on Instagram


SEATTLE — Instagram has become an essential social media tool for companies, organizations, politicians and nonprofits alike to grow and expand their support base. These inspiring nonprofits have used the medium to reach out to all ages and inspire a new generation of support.

1. Oxfam America

“We’re proud to work with people like Leymah Gbowee — and supporters like you! — to right the wrongs of poverty & injustice.”
Instagram: @oxfamamerica

2. Amnesty International

“Hundreds queue for food aid at Yarmouk, #syria. We’re calling on world leaders to demand immediate humanitarian access to camps like Yarmouk. Take action on the Amnesty UK site #takeaction #amnestyinternational #WithSyria #instagood”
Instagram: @amnestyuk


“It’s now been 50 days since more than 300 #Nigerian school #girls were abducted from their #school in #Nigeria. Raise your voice for them and call for their immediate release! #BringBackOurGirls”
Instagram: @unicef

4. Mercy Corps

“Mercy Corps: The Central African Republic (CAR), one of the world’s poorest countries, has been described by the United Nations High Commissioner as ‘the most neglected crisis in the world.’ Mercy Corps has been working there to protect the most vulnerable since 2007. Photo: Sean Sheridan for Mercy Corps”
Instagram: @mercycore

5. Feed Projects

“Feed Projects: introducing #FEEDforThought Thursdays”
Instagram: @feedprojects

6. U.N. Foundation

“U.N. Foundation: Recent turmoil in South Sudan has forced thousands to flee their homes and seek safety in refugee camps served by Nothing But Nets and its #UN partners. This influx of internally displaced people and the breakdown in health services in the communities surrounding the camps increases the risk for a malaria outbreak. Please help save lives by sending insecticide-treated bed nets and other supplies to stop the spread of #malaria today. #nothingbutnets #southsudan”
Instagram: @unfoundation

7. Pencils of Promise

“Interactive activities like singing and dancing help students learn. #Ghana
Instagram: @pencilsofpromise

8. Doctors without Borders

“It’s with great pleasure that we can report the #quadruplets born four months ago in #Mauritania are doing fine!”
Instagram: @doctorswithoutborders

9. Charity Water

“In Malawi, access to clean water means more energy and smiles for healthy kids like this. Photo: @estherhavens
Instagram: @charitywater

Feature Photo: Charity Water


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