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I Have a Favorite Charity

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 40 People

    My Very Special Kids

    I started sponsoring children through the Christian Children’s Fund in 1990. My first child was a little boy named Rumer in Bogota, Columbia.  I have sponsored many children since then.  In 1997 I made a specific request when I learned CCF had started including...
    Myonis108 Myonis108 56-60, F 8 Responses Feb 20, 2009

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    One of Several...

    One of several charities that is very close to my heart is the Queen of Hearts Foundation Here is their mission statement: "Our mission at the Queen of Hearts Foundation for Disabled Children, Inc. is to help disabled children live a better life and to gain independence...
    TopazSkye TopazSkye 26-30, F 1 Response May 11, 2009

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    My favorite charity is This Star Won't Go Out.

    It's amazing and helps the families of children who have cancer
    BoredNerd BoredNerd 16-17, F May 31, 2014

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    It's Hard To Narrow It Down To One....

    There are so many awesome charities out there... to narrow them down to just one favorite is really hard.  Like most people, I tend to gravitate to charities serving causes that are meaningful in my life.  My mother and my sister both have battled Breast Cancer and...
    donharris donharris 46-50, M Aug 31, 2010

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    Big Brothers

    I did a "tour" as a Big Brother several years ago.  My little "brother" was 12 years old and from a very dysfunctional home.  It went on for two years before he and his mother moved to another state.  It was at times frustrating and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 27, 2009

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    Three

    Two because they are very close to my heart and another because, well... the advert really hit me. Cancer research because my Nan recently died because of cancer and I want to help it so others won't have to go through what I saw my mum go through, British Heart Foundation...
    CleoShilu CleoShilu 18-21, F Jan 27, 2009

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    St. Jude's Children's Hospital

    I've got their number and they've got mine.  As long as they keep sending me those cute address labels, I'll keep sending them a monthly check.  LOL!  All kidding aside, a wonderful instituton that never charges for badly needed treatment.  Mostly, though...
    LilAnnie LilAnnie 56-60, F 4 Responses Sep 22, 2008

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    Make a Wish

    This is my favorite.  Kind of amusing as I found it through a reality TV show but hey...whatever works. I would have no problem donating to this charity if I had any money to spare...
    axelval axelval 18-21, T Nov 24, 2008

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    One Of My Favorite Charities Is The National Inclusion Project

    Formerly the Bubel Aiken Foundation-named after co-founders Clay Aiken and Diane Bubel, the National Inclusion Project  supports and creates programs and camps that bring together children with and without developmental disabilities. To learn more, see: http://www.youtube...
    ccol4him ccol4him 41-45, F Nov 5, 2009

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    Charity Cruise's

     I found a way to go on a cruise and donate to Haiti at the same time.  How cool!  A cruise with a cause!        http://www.youtube.com/v/qaE-jR1zD7I&hl=en_US&fs=1&  
    lightnesso lightnesso 22-25 Mar 8, 2010

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    Heifer International- Building Dignity

    Ever since Dan West, came up with the phrase "not a cup, but a cow," Heifer's approach to providing global assistance to struggling countries has been characterized by long-term development, rather than short-term relief.  After immediate needs for food, shelter...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 21, 2008

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    A Few

    I actually have a few different charities that I support and like. The St. Vincent De Paul Society is very big in my area. Southern Indiana has a large number of low income families and St. Vinnies really helps them with their stores. Riley Children's Hospital and the Shriner's...
    Bertram Bertram 36-40 Jan 27, 2009

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    Questioing Youth Center

    www.questioningyouth.org   This is an organization with which I volunteer!  The mission is: Questioning Youth Center (QYC) is committed to providing a safe, supportive, and respectful environment for adolescents, in order to facilitate ongoing personal...
    debmichelle debmichelle 36-40 Jun 22, 2008

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    I Have a Number...

    Amnesty Interenational is the primary charity i donate to. My main interests are in international aid and human rights and therefore in addressing the issues of human rights; it has helped so many throughout the world and not just on my own doorstep. I am very much of the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 22, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    I woke up at 6:40 this morning to my little sister knocking on the door. I had told them to wake me up when they woke up the night before so I'd make them breakfast. I rolled out...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    So i just poop in my boxers for the first time in forever. it wasnt my favorite kind(it was very very soft and little) but im here saying im back into it. couldnt be happier unless...
    Livewire91 Livewire91 22-25, M 12 hrs ago

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    As I stand here on the shoreline of Greece and look to the West, I can't help but think of my friend far away. I'm very fortunate to be able to experience this person, as an...
    Gentletickler Gentletickler 46-50, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Twisted and dark..my favorites...
    Mrstrangeone Mrstrangeone 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    Isn't funny how many girls like fairy tails? Like Beauty and the Beast is her favorite story, but she doesn't want to be with an ugly dude.
    adhane05 adhane05 22-25, M 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    1. Marry my soul mate 2. Travel across the US in a camper 3. Visit Jamaica, Africa, Paris, Vienna, Japan & Hawaii 4. Run a marathon 5. Own a charity 6. Mentor low-income...
    SocialBee78 SocialBee78 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    My grandma had Alzheimer's disease before I was born then passed away when I was in high school. My dad always tells me that she's a strong woman and if she didn't have it, she...
    Roshiela Roshiela 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Turn the lights down low and kiss me in the dark Cause when you're touching me baby I see sparks Lol this is my favorite part of the song Sparks
    Alexlovesmusic Alexlovesmusic 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    My favorite part of working labor is that as long as you're willing to work harder, you can be the most valuable worker in the history of the building
    SkollHati SkollHati 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    At LEAST you keep my on my TOES!!!!!! There you go.. CHANGING AGAIN HA! I bet your favorite color is blue :)
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    There are posts everywhere! Facebook post, Twitter post, EP post, mail post, journalism post, last but most importantly fence post... I find the fence post to hold the most...
    HotMessExpress101 HotMessExpress101 31-35, F 11 Responses 4 days ago

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    He's online, people who say online relationships don't last, obviously hasn't tried very hard. Yes, it's hard sometimes, because we go awhile without talking, but I will never...
    MaciP MaciP 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    my dream was about the late Karen Carpenter in my dream I was at one of her concerts and she sang rainy days and Mondays, on top of the world I enjoyed that. But I also had...
    sarahhoek sarahhoek 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    "Love Is Just A Word Until Someone Comes Along And Gives It Meaning." - Paul Coelho My Favorite Quote Of All :)
    izma2001 izma2001 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I've been to one party. And to be honest I didn't even enjoy myself. I enjoy myself when I'm in the car with my family, singing our hearts out to our favorite songs, or jumping on...
    megem4054 megem4054 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    To everyone who suffers with seizures whether they be PNES, epilepsy or both. Or you know someone who has seizures please make sure that you or the person you know are aware of...
    VolunteerMouse VolunteerMouse 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I don't have a single favorite because I fall in love with a new verse everyday - but one that has always stuck with me... 38 For I am convinced that neither death nor life...
    IMadeThisOnAnExerciseBike IMadeThisOnAnExerciseBike 13-15, M a week ago

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    My mother 'n father, my wife and my friends. You've seen them laugh in my face But I've got the power and I've got the will I'm not a charity case!
    CrownedSprite CrownedSprite 41-45, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Brown is my new favorite color 😍😍👌
    unvkm unvkm 16-17, F 5 Responses Jun 26

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    I believe Gundam Wing was my absolute favorite show growing up. It had a sense of mystery and danger if you looked at Relena's perspective early on. It had heart stoping awesome...
    Maybeincubus Maybeincubus 22-25, M Jun 25

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    I was overseas and staying at a backpacker hostel, and a lot of us got on very well together and we used to go out together in a large group. One time a few of the girls suggested...
    cdbttm4top cdbttm4top 41-45, T 3 Responses Jun 25

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    What are your favorite kinds?
    RyanBlake87 RyanBlake87 26-30, T 1 Response Jun 25

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    6-24-15 I was climbing with others my age, maybe from school. It looked like we were climbing up ropes and rock climbing walls in the gym. The walls and floor were white. Someone...
    KitsuneNinja KitsuneNinja 16-17, F Jun 25

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    I am the middle child and my mom favorites my little brother and my big sister my little brothers forward in my big sister is 15 and I'm 14 One day my mom can't this boy and my...
    Jazzmine641 Jazzmine641 13-15, F Jun 25

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    I was born 2002, I'm actually 12, I hate energy drinks, I need to stop acting like I am happy,I want to be loved, my favorite song right now is take a bow, I live in Texas, I'm...
    loneleyboy loneleyboy 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    larvitar is my favorite pokemon
    chocolatecream1 chocolatecream1 16-17, F Jun 23

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    Electronic bliss. Tv. Radio. Compact discs. Dances. Charity concerts. But no cures. No improving how humane life became. And the hurricane sandy concert was bad...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jun 23

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    My favorite song is Toy Guns - Major Tom.
    Tom2w Tom2w 26-30, M Jun 23

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