How can I edit my organization's causes?

POINT was developed with the goal of connecting people with causes they care about, and users find events based on these causes. The 20 different causes on POINT are inspired by the United Nation’s Goals for Sustainable Development. Read more about them here.

You can edit the causes your charity represents by navigating to “Profile” on the dashboard sidebar, then clicking the little pencil in the upper right hand corner.

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Then, add the 2-3 causes that your charity focuses on most. (Don’t worry - you can add or change causes based on what different events support).

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What are the 20 causes and how do I choose 2-3?

*Note: These causes are listed randomly, not in order of importance or relevance.

These are the descriptions volunteers see on the app when deciding which causes to follow:

  • Animals: Protect and support the wellbeing of pets and wildlife.

  • Poverty: Support communities through poverty alleviation.

  • Food: Promote food security by encouraging sustainable agricultural practices.

  • Water & Sanitation: Secure the universal availability and sustainability of clean and safe water.

  • Health: Promote healthy living and disease reduction through prevention, treatment, and research.

  • Education: Increase educational opportunities for all.

  • Equality: Empower disadvantaged and underrepresented group to achieve equality.

  • Energy: Implement sustainable energy solutions.

  • Arts & Culture: Promote culture and arts at home, in schools, and in communities.

  • Climate: Combat climate change to decrease extreme weather patterns, rising sea levels and temperatures.

  • Infrastructure: Provide lasting infrastructure for families and communities.

  • Conservation: Protect, restore, and educate communities about aquatic and land environments.

  • Peace & Justice: Advocate for inclusive, peaceful societies that provide access to justice for all.

  • Family: Support the changing needs of families in communities.

  • Crisis: Provide relief in the event of natural disasters and other emergencies

  • Refugees: Promote the safety and well-being of refugees by helping them access medical resources, education, and employment opportunities.

  • Homeless: Transform cities to be inclusive, safe, and capable of helping those in need.

  • Consumption: Encourage sustainable consumption of natural resources.

  • Jobs: Support jobseekers and entrepreneurs.

  • Religious: POINT does not support or endorse any particular religion.