http://promoarts.wordpress.com/ - Helps young artists gain an audience but also involves local businesses in sponsoring and promoting events.
Cancer Support France
http://www.cancersupportfrance.info/ - Offers emotional and practical support. CSF offers support to English-speaking people whatever their country of origin.
Restos du Coeur
http://www.restosducoeur.org/ - Collects food, money, books, toys and clothes for the needy and homeless.