12/21/2011 09:03 am ET

Top Nonprofit Of The Month Helping Needy Families (VOTE)

Many lesser-known nonprofits nationwide are making all the difference for needy families who can't afford food, clothes and other basics this holiday season. And we at HuffPost Impact salute you.

As our first installment of the Top Nonprofit Of The Month contest, in combination with, we're showcasing 10 outstanding, lesser-known nonprofits that are helping struggling families.

Check out the personal testimonies from real families who have received help, and cast your vote for the nonprofit you think is doing the most for families in need.



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