To commemorate Michael's birthday on August 29th, fans from all around the world are making a donation to a charity in honour of Michael. Fans nominate their favourite charities and of these, three finalists will be chosen. Everyone then takes a vote and donate to the charity with the most votes. Click on Previous Posts on the right to see what we have done in past years.

23 June 2011

Got suggestions?

Do you have a charity you would like to suggest? Is there a charity close to your heart that you think fans should support? Please share your ideas with us!

Criteria for charities:

• It must be a cause that Michael was passionate about. (See a list of charities that Michael supported.)
• The charity should preferably benefit people around the world.
• The charity must be reputable and uses donations efficiently.
• The charity is not too large so that our contribution will make a difference.
• They are able to accept online donations from all over the world.

The charities that Michael supported are mainly in the following categories, so please suggest charities from these areas:

• Orphanages
• Environmental causes
• Medical - hospital/research/sick children
• Education
• Humanitarian causes - feeding the hungry, natural disasters

Please send us your suggestions by June 30, 2011. You can leave a comment below or contact us here.