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3 Charitable Apps

The power of your smartphone makes it easy to give back with these apps.

Charity Miles

It pays to sweat, literally. Combine exercising and donating with this app that tracks the distance you run, bike or walk, while earning corporate sponsorships for the charity of your choice. The app donates 10 cents per mile for bikers; 25 cents per mile for walkers and runners.

Cost: Free

Available on: iOS and Android


VolunteerMatch

The popular website now has a smartphone version. The app allows users to search for volunteer opportunities nearby and makes it easy to sign up to volunteer, read reviews from actual volunteers and share activities with friends or family.

Cost: Free

Available on: iOS


One Today

This app makes donating easy. Discover a new non-profit daily and donate $1 a day to different causes. Plus, the donations are tax deductible and are grouped together for easy, year-end tax planning.

Cost: Free

Available on: iOS and Android