Everyone knows about nonprofit organizations that help cancer research, hunger issues, or the environment. Those make a great deal of sense.

Few, however, know about the nonprofits that help tall people, represent cigar smokers — or teach chivalry lessons. They do exist, though, and they raise money for their strange and particular causes.

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Although you may never have heard of these ridiculous groups — they exist and (surprisingly) do get donations.

Scroll through the gallery to see 10 “out-there” nonprofit organizations.

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