Hey everyone, thanks for being a part of our special day! In lieu of a registry, we've made a list of some of our favorite organizations that rely on donations to do their extremely important work. If you're looking to open your wallet in celebration of our marriage (and please don't feel obligated), take a look at the list and consider giving to one of these charities.

Ronald McDonald House - Durham

A child fighting a serious illness shouldn’t have to be alone. Mom and dad are needed close by for the love and comfort that only they can give. Join our community of love and help provide care and resources needed when caring for a sick child.


International Refugee assistance Project

The International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP) organizes law students and lawyers to develop and enforce a set of legal and human rights for refugees and displaced persons. Mobilizing direct legal aid and systemic policy advocacy, IRAP serves the world’s most persecuted individuals and empowers the next generation of human rights leaders.


Paws4ever is dedicated to creating and growing lifetime relationships between pets and people through adoption, training, education & care.

North Ocean Habitat For Humanity

Through volunteer labor and donations of money and materials, Northern Ocean Habitat for Humanity builds and rehabilitates houses in partnership with those in need. Northern Ocean Habitat for Humanity is an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International which is headquartered in Americus, Georgia. Habitat for Humanity provides technical assistance, but each affiliate operates independently raising its own funds, finding its own sites and selecting its own families. 

The Opening Word

The Opening Word is a literacy, ESOL, and job readiness program; the purpose of which is to unlock the language ability of adult participants, providing them with a key to future personal empowerment, increased civic and social responsibility and enhanced skills for membership in the workforce. 


Planned Parenthood of New York City

For 100 years, Planned Parenthood of New York City (PPNYC) has been a beacon of hope for the thousands of individuals and families who rely on us for essential reproductive health care, innovative educational programs, and effective advocacy.