That's why for this month's Good Habits challenge we've made a list of organisations out there doing incredible work, each in a different area of need.
Why not choose the cause closest to your heart and show them some appreciation?
Project Dignity works to eliminate shame around menstruation and distributes sanitary products to help young women stay in school.
Street Smart SA
StreetSmart SA raises funds for the educational and social upliftment of street children through skills training & family reunification.
Read to Rise
Read to Rise promotes youth literacy in under-resourced communities through reading workshops and access to new books.
Endangered Wildlife Trust
The Endangered Wildlife Trust works to conserve threatened species & ecosystems in east and southern Africa.
Breadline runs feeding schemes in underprivileged communities and builds classrooms, toilets, kitchens & libraries in ECD centres.