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I Have a Favorite Charity

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 39 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    This is one of my favorite bible verses, its actually the entire chapter that i love Isaiah 55:1-13 1 Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters, and he that hath no money...
    urgd urgd 16-17, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I may not look like the type of girl to do charity , But I do and its very heart warming (: I currently have a small charity , which is "Give a smile" its a charity...
    PinkLipstick00 PinkLipstick00 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    It's easy to start one but hard to keep it going. My bestfriend and I made a charity "Give a Smile" foundation , its main focus is to give joy to children , especially...
    PinkLipstick00 PinkLipstick00 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    I have always wanted to help other so i decided to do something big to help others and i'm starting with something close to my heart something i went through i am going to start a...
    BenjaminChapman BenjaminChapman 18-21, M Nov 27

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    It was just the once for me. It was a charity event in a pub I worked in about 20 years ago - I would have been 24 or 25 at the time. I think it must have been Children in Need. It...
    Sarah667 Sarah667 46-50, F Dec 1

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    This is the 3rd year I have collected money for a charity supporting research into heart disease. Last weekend at one house a young boy around 3 or 4 years old answered the door...
    Ozdharma Ozdharma 56-60, M 1 Response Dec 9

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    I was doing the shopping and I just felt to stack in the 10 pounds banknote inside the charity kibble of the lady that located my purchasing into the bags.
    psycopower90 psycopower90 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    Where do I begin??? My MIL plays favorites when it comes to her sons. Not only does she treat my husband like crap, like he is not even hers, she plays favorites to her...
    QuestionsMarksx47 QuestionsMarksx47 31-35, F Nov 18

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    I set up a blog for people with POTs to follow me as I undertook a charity bike ride last June, I've never done biking and suffered from POTs, I've now updated my blog and would...
    PotsieGirl PotsieGirl 41-45, F a week ago

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    baseball is my favorite and the Milwaukee Brewers are by far my favorite sport team but I already posted something about that. My favorite NFL team however is the Cleveland Browns...
    Cetacean Cetacean 36-40, M Nov 26

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    I love Thanksgiving turkey day is the best. Why wouldn't it be first you spend all day cooking eating and spending time with your family and friends. Then you eat a huge meal and...
    Daydream1000 Daydream1000 16-17, F Nov 27

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    Anyone hear like the TV show friends? Thought I would share some of my favorite songs Phoebe Buffay sings, I find her to be so funny. Love Is Like a Giant Pigeon: "Love is...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    Favorite Song: Across the Universe (beautiful chord sequence, and heartfelt vocal...even the Spector production works really well). Favorite Album: Rubber Soul (the record where...
    sleeperstream sleeperstream 22-25, M Dec 8

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    "I wish I was your favorite girl, I wish you thought I was the reason you are in the world, I wish I was your favorite smile, I wish the way I dressed was your favorite kind of...
    DanniSwtSn DanniSwtSn 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Forrest gump is like my favorite movie of all time!
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 9 Responses Nov 19

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    My favorite movies are The Kings of Summer and Private School
    moevp321 moevp321 22-25, M Nov 29

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    I was working on my list of top ten, and it was very difficult. Can anyone tell me their favorite movies?
    GJTF GJTF 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 5

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    Straight into activity preventing elements identified by traditional Mmo plot, process, nintendo ds, make activity captivation and more detailed. "Black gold" like a China...
    buypoegold buypoegold 22-25, M Nov 23

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    Hey everyone; here is one my favorite comedians doing one of my favorite stand ups. Enjoy. http://youtu.be/J1NMw6R4QNk
    barzins barzins 46-50, M Nov 26

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    My favorite is Thierry Mugler's Angel.
    Ecrivaine Ecrivaine 41-45, F Nov 27

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    I am currently reading Missing 411 (my main book) and Day Break by Mary Summer Rain, as well as a Survival Book, and a book about the Sacred Path. I tend to read at least 4 books...
    WindWalkingDreamWeaver WindWalkingDreamWeaver 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    Louis C.K. Has to be my favorite comedian of all time. EP won't let me type it, but the word that begins with an "F" in the picture has to be my favorite word if all time.
    aFuzzyBlouw aFuzzyBlouw 18-21, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    That's not counting the free concerts I saw when I was working lights at a local concert venue for a couple years. I quit keeping track, but I know it's over 100. Mostly rock...
    SnowCrow SnowCrow 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    And Death Shall Have No Dominion, by Dylan Thomas And death shall have no dominion. Dead man naked they shall be one With the man in the wind and the west moon; When their bones...
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 18

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    I believe I met my TF a year and a half ago. We met through a dating site. I saw his picture and was so drawn to him. I added him to my favorites and he messaged me within an hour...
    Rae1212 Rae1212 31-35 2 Responses Nov 18

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    He was actually the love of my life and the man who I was going to marry. He passed away last year from early onset Parkinson's . We met and fell in love several years ago, before...
    emeraldangel emeraldangel 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 18

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    I’m young enough to be all pissed off But I’m old enough to be jaded. I’m of the age where I want things to change But with age my hopes have faded. I’m young and bored of...
    ElleEstJolieLaide ElleEstJolieLaide 18-21, F Nov 19

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    Pierce Brosnan. I know hez old enough to be my father but damn! Golden eye was and still is my favorite movie! XD
    roxrockman roxrockman 26-30, F Nov 20

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    lol. i used to do this daily n i still do it but just not as much. the bar gets expensive and the people can get on my ******* nerves. buying beer n drinking all alone in my room...
    LightSparks LightSparks 26-30, M Nov 21

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    It's undiagnosed but I'm pretty sure I have a disorder. Sometimes I eat just to make me feel better about myself. For instance, I was having a ruff morning the other day. I woke up...
    Soccerman5 Soccerman5 31-35, M Nov 21

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