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With so many worthwhile causes to support, it’s hard to keep them straight. Whether you’re looking to donate to a charity, volunteer your time, or raise awareness, these charitable influencers can help you find what you’re looking for. 

15 charitable influencers on social

Cristina Goettsch Mittermeier

Cristina is a Mexican wildlife photographer, conservationist, marine biologist, and author. Known to her 1.6 million Instagram followers as mitty, she garners support to end animal cruelty in Spain and encourages women to participate in ocean conservation efforts.     

Leonardo DiCaprio 

Hollywood actor Leonardo uses his fame on the big screen to bring attention to causes he cares about. On Instagram, the environmentalist promotes conservation awareness and encourages 57.8 million followers to help with the clean water shortage crisis.    

Paul Nicklen 

Paul is a Canadian photographer, filmmaker, author, and marine biologist. He’s also a philanthropist who treats his 7.4 million Instagram followers to stunning shots emphasizing the importance of orca conservation and calls for support of Alaskan wildlife preservation

Baraa Bolat

Baraa is an Austrian model, author, entrepreneur, and humanitarian. On Instagram, Baraa uses her platform to raise awareness and funds for families in Syrian refugee camps and orphaned children in need of care.  

Bethenny Frankel

Bethenny is a reality TV star turned business mogul and international humanitarian. On Instagram, mega-influencer Bethenny uses her notoriety to draw attention and raise funds for crises all around the world, including relief for earthquake victims in Turkey and Syria, as well as drumming up support for veterans

Anja Ringgren Loven

Anja is a passionate human rights activist and entrepreneur. For her 250K Instagram followers, to whom she’s known as landofhope, Anja raises money to help feed hungry children in Nigeria. She asks for donations to support child welfare issues in the area. 

Tatiana Fernald

Tatiana is a model, businesswoman, and digital content creator. She’s also an Instagram micro-influencer, where she promotes organizations working tirelessly to end human trafficking and encourages support for World Adoption Day.  

Stephen Curry

Stephen is a husband, father, and NBA superstar who plays for the Golden State Warriors. He’s also a mega- Instagram influencer, teaming up with charities that support athletes and underserved communities around the country, as well as spotlighting a black-owned business that provides allergy-friendly foods

Mark Ruffalo

Mark is a well-known actor, director, and advocate for climate justice and renewable energy. His 20.8 million Instagram influencers tune in to see his latest charitable contributions and news, like fighting for clean water awareness and calling for donations to help earthquake victims.   

Miranda Lambert

Country music queen Miranda has a big heart for animals. The Texas native reaches out to her 4.8 million Instagram followers to spread the word about a pet rescue relief drive and supporting kids with cancer through fashion.    

Ellen DeGeneres

Former TV talk show host Ellen takes her job as a joy spreader seriously. On Instagram, she keeps her 135 million followers in the loop by raising awareness for charities that support environmental issues and boosting children’s confidence

Gary Sinise

Gary is an actor with many major movie roles on his resume, but his top priority is giving back to those who need it most. On Instagram, Gary is a mid-tier influencer who spotlights charitable organizations supporting our nation’s veterans, their families, and first responders.     

John Allen

John is a former U.S. Navy SEAL, mystery writer, and activist. On Instagram, where he’s best known to his 435K followers as mrballen, he shows support for organizations that provide equine therapy services as well as victims of gun violence and their families. 

Jesus Morales

Jesus is a content creator who uses his digital platform to give back to those in his community. For his 467K YouTube subscribers, to whom he’s known as juixxe, he makes a difference by partnering with businesses to donate funds to local street vendors and surprising a single mother on Christmas

Jimmy Donaldson

Jimmy is a philanthropist and digital content creator who gained fame with his daring stunt videos. On YouTube, where he’s known to his 145 million subscribers as mrbeast, he works to make the world a better place by joining forces with charities that combat ocean pollution and raise money for schools in poverty.    


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