Many people will decide to do something charitable for the holidays. It a good reminder to think of more than just yourself. But it’s something you can do any time of the year, and the more we do, the better!
So how does your chart tell you the best way for you to be charitable? Take a look at your 11th house and a little asteroid named Santa.
The 11th house rules how we want to contribute to the world, so of course, rules charity. Asteroid Santa (number 1288) is named after that dude Santa Claus (maybe you’ve heard of him), and can show how and where we best give to others like jolly old Saint Nick.
The signs below will fit for both the 11th house and Santa.
11th House & Asteroid Santa in the Signs:
You want to help people get started in life, so focus on people who are trying to get something going, or kids or young people. You can get personally involved, or become involved in a group or charity to help people or kids start new journeys in life. You want to see some results quickly, so you’ll have to work on being more patient.
You’d like to take control and lead others on your quest to make a difference in the world. Starting your own charity could be a great thing for you. You don’t mind being hands-on, and you enjoy the time you spend with people actively trying to jumpstart their lives. You bring a lot of positive energy and enthusiasm to the charity work you do.
Aries is one of the warrior signs, so you can also greatly enjoy helping out veterans. You want people to notice the charitable work you do, and can be seen as a charitable person.
Aries rules the head, so you can do charity work that helps people with head injuries, brain damage, who are blind or deaf, or anything with the face or head. Asteroid Santa in the 1st house is also like an Aries Santa or 11th house.
You don’t want to be pushed into helping people, and will do it when you’re good and ready, but once you do, you’re in it for the long-haul. You can pick a charitable effort and dedicate yourself to it fully for a long time once you get started. This can help you make a bigger difference than you realize over time. You can thrive focusing on helping people live in the moment and relax.
Taurus also rules money, so you can also help people with their finances, give people chances to make more money, or give a lot of money to charity. Donating your possessions to charitable groups or auctioning them off for charity can be good for you to try as well.
Taurus rules the senses, so you can do charity work that helps people who are blind or deaf, or have some issue that hinders one of their senses. Asteroid Santa in the 2nd house is also like a Taurus Santa or 11th house.
You like to get involved in many different charitable ventures. You need some variety with your charitable pursuits, so you can donate or volunteer or contribute in many different ways to many different groups and organizations.
You can have a particular fondness for anything that helps people learn, whether it’s volunteering to mentor schoolchildren or organizing a yearly scholarship or hosting a fundraiser for your local library. You also like helping out young people however you can, so mentoring and teaching can be natural for you.
Gemini rules your neighborhood, so you can work on community projects or at community centers to improve your neighborhood. Gemini also rules the lungs, arms, and hands, so you can do charity work that helps people with asthma, allergies, emphysema, or other breathing problems as well as lung cancer or anything impacting the arms and hands.
Gemini also rules the mind, so you can help people with mental illness or learning disorders. Asteroid Santa in the 3rd house is also like a Gemini Santa or 11th house.
You want to improve the quality of people’s home lives, and can perform charity work that will help people beautify their homes, move to better areas, make improvements to their home, or have the essentials at home that they need.
You’re also focused on people’s family lives, and want to help entire families, or act as a surrogate family member for someone, especially as a surrogate parent for a child. You get emotionally involved with your charitable work, and can get very invested in what you do.
With Cancer ruling emotions, you can also help people to gain better understanding and control over their emotions, and focus on helping emotionally-disturbed people or people with great emotional trauma, especially as a result of their family. You see the world as one big family, and so you treat the people you help as family.
Cancer also rules the stomach, breasts, and pancreas, so you can do charity work that helps people with stomach cancer, pancreatic cancer, breast cancer, ulcers, diabetes, and digestive issues. Asteroid Santa in the 4th house is also like a Cancer Santa or 11th house.
You want to have fun with the charity work that you do, and can infuse some lightness into it. Because of this, and because Leo rules children, you greatly enjoy charity work that helps children. You see them as our future, and you want to improve their lives in any way that you can. Volunteer work with children is great for you, along with contributing to charities geared toward children.
Leo rules our hobbies, so you can pay extra attention to charitable work that allows kids to be kids, to play and be creative, and can push for things like art in school and more recess. Leo is also the sign of the theater, so you can help aspiring thespians, giving away scholarship for drama school, fighting to keep drama programs in schools, or preserving the art of the theater.
eo also rules the heart and spine, so you can do charity work that helps people with heart disease, spinal cords injuries, who are paralyzed, or have some other back or heart problems. Asteroid Santa in the 5th house is also like a Leo Santa or 11th house.
You like to focus on one or two charitable ventures at a time, and can focus on the little things. You’d do well running the day-to-day operations of a charitable group or organization, and can volunteer to do the mundane tasks required to keep charities running.
Virgo rules work, so you can help people find new work, have better work environments, or improve their skills. Stress is ruled by Virgo, so you can do work that helps people manage their stress better.
Animals are also ruled by Virgo (small animals and pets; large animals are Pisces), so you’d likely love any charity or groups focused on helping animals. Virgo rules the intestines and digestion, so you can do charity work that helps people with digestive issues.
Virgo actually rules health in general, so you can do anything the helps people with their health in any way, both physically and mentally. Asteroid Santa in the 6th house is also like a Virgo Santa or 11th house.
You like doing charity work with a partner, so get a friend, family member, or your partner to do it with you. You find more enjoyment when you do it that way and are able to share the satisfaction you get from helping with someone else. With Libra being the sign of committed relationships and marriage, you can perform charity work that helps couples improve their relationships, though you can really help people improve any of their relationships with anyone.
Libra rules equality, fairness, and justice, so you can fight for equal rights, fight against injustices, stand up for people who can’t stand up for themselves, or strive for greater fairness in the world. Libra is the sign of world peace and won’t rest until it’s achieved! You can be great at creating compromises and negotiating truces between groups to help them perform better and have a better impact on the world.
Libra rules diabetes, so you can do charity work that helps people with the disease. Asteroid Santa in the 7th house is like a Libra Santa or 11th house.
You want to help the world and everyone in it make a major transformation for the better, so you don’t mind getting down and dirty for charity. You’ll go to places that no one else has the guts to go in the hopes of making a difference, whether it’s a war-torn country or a town suffering from immense poverty and crime. You see the darkness in the world and want to bring people out of the shadows. You can help people completely make themselves over, whether it’s physically, mentally, or emotionally.
Scorpio is also one of the signs of money (along with Taurus), so you can also have a financial impact, though you’d be better at getting other people to part with their money. You can be an impressive and formidable fundraiser.
Sex and sexuality are also ruled by Scorpio, so you can help people who are discriminated against for their sexual orientation or gender identity issues. Scorpio rules the reproduction and elimination, so you can do charity work that helps people with fertility issues, STDs, or other reproductive health or elimination issues. Asteroid Santa in the 8th house is like a Scorpio Santa or 11th house.
You want to help people expand their lives in new ways and have new experiences, and you can focus on having a more global, international impact. You don’t want to just make a difference at home, you want to see it out in the big wide world too. You can help people in other countries, and can enjoy helping immigrants to your own country.
You can do charity work that helps people take risks in some way. You’re not averse to taking risks in the name of helping other people as well, and can come up with some big ideas for how you can make a difference.
Higher education is ruled by Sagittarius, so you can help people get scholarships for college, help college students in some way, or volunteer your time to share our knowledge and teach others. Sagittarius rules your hips, thighs, and upper legs, so you can do charity work that helps people with leg or hip issues. Asteroid Santa in the 9th house is like a Sagittarius Santa or 11th house.
You want to help people who feel directionless or have goals that they want to achieve but need help with. You can be a great mentor, especially professionally, having lots of wisdom to impart, and want to help people achieve something in their lives, so you can focus on charity work that does that. You can help people with their careers in some way, helping them with their public image to get further along, or to find opportunities and meet the right people in the right places.
You aspire to be seen as someone who is charitable and giving, and you can do well being the boss of a charitable venture, group, or organization. Capricorn rules your skin, bones, and joints, so you can do charity work that helps people with skin disorders, bone issues like osteoporosis, arthritis, or other joint issues.
Capricorn rules old age as well, so you can prefer to help older people or deal with charity work that address issues with aging. Asteroid Santa in the 10th house is like a Capricorn Santa or 11th house.
This is the sign that naturally rules the 11th house, so you feel a certain natural ease with being charitable, and can do almost anything you want and be happy with it as long as you see you’re making a big difference. You want to have a measurable impact on the world as a whole, and can do well participating in a large group or organization dedicated to making a difference.
Aquarius rules the internet, so you can do charity work that helps people through the use of the internet. You can enjoy doing charity work with friends, and being charitable can be a hobby for you. You can also focus on charity work that’s unusual in some way, different from the norm, and helps people with their futures and dreams.
Aquarius rules your lower legs and ankles, so you can do charity work that helps people with leg problems or issues with walking. Asteroid Santa in the 11th house is like an Aquarius Santa or 11th house.
You want to get actively involved in the charity work that you do, and likely prefer actually volunteering and being around the people that you’re helping instead of donating money or being involved in the operations or the group or organization. You can get greatly emotionally involved with the people you help, and you have great empathy for them. You’ll sacrifice from your own life in an effort to help others.
Pisces rules music, so you can help aspiring musicians, or use music to help others, like music therapy. Pisces rules water, so you can focus on water issues, whether it’s not enough in some areas or contaminated in others, and work on improving the conditions. Pisces rules addictions, so you can help out people with addiction problems. Pisces also rules your feet and toxicity, so you can do charity work that helps people with problems walking or who’ve suffered chemical exposure.
Asteroid Santa in the 12th house is like a Pisces Santa or 11th house, though in the 12th house, you tend to want to keep your charity work a secret, not wanting any credit for what you do.
Suggested Reading: The 11th House page