Here's how it works.

Download our extension

We highlight charities and topics from our curated database so you can help immediately.

Right now, the extension is available on Google Chrome and Firefox browsers.

Buoy Up highlights charities in the stories you read

Click to give

Hover over the name, and a pop-up will tell you more about the charity.

Give to that charity by clicking on the buoy. Each click gives 50 cents.

Give larger amounts to charities from our site.

Wherever there's a red highlight, click to learn more and give.

Sign up once, use often

Enter your payment info once.

No more finding the right donation page, long payment forms, or overflowing inboxes — just one seamless experience that lets you give when you want to.

We don't share your email with anyone.

Change your perspective

So much bad news in the headlines, but so much amazing work being done away from the spotlight. Shift your focus to the people and organizations making a difference.

Make giving a daily habit, along with being informed about our current state of affairs.

Ready to change the way you read the news?

More than 1.4 million nonprofits need your help.

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