I Have a Favorite Charity

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 39 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

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

    It's amazing and helps the families of children who have cancer
    BoredNerd BoredNerd
    18-21, F
    May 31, 2014

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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
    Jan 27, 2009

    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

    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

    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

    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
    3 Responses Sep 22, 2008

    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

    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

    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

    The Shane Warne foundation is a wonderful group

    of volunteers that raise money to help parents of sick children who can't afford to pay for their child's special needs. They have raised millions of dollars and helped hundreds of needy kids. Shane Warne foundation is proud of everybody that had helped to raise money over the...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jul 10, 2015

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    FieryWolf FieryWolf
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 21
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    LucidxxShivery LucidxxShivery
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 20
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    KikFindme12thNumber KikFindme12thNumber
    22-25, M
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    mercedes810 mercedes810
    26-30, F
    Apr 20
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    18-21, M
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    livingdeadsoul61 livingdeadsoul61
    18-21, F
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    Kefka Kefka
    26-30
    Apr 17
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    HazelMotes HazelMotes
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Apr 16
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    lasergraph lasergraph
    61-65, M
    2 Responses Apr 15
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    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 13
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    cmyk323 cmyk323
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 13
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    jaeger053 jaeger053
    16-17
    1 Response Apr 12
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    IntenseCookie IntenseCookie
    18-21, F
    9 Responses Apr 12
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    sabrina01 sabrina01
    31-35, F
    11 Responses Apr 9
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    Lee124 Lee124
    41-45, F
    10 Responses Apr 9
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    LordJackass LordJackass
    18-21, M
    Apr 8
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    SuchHorribleThings SuchHorribleThings
    16-17, F
    Apr 8
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    JennyTom JennyTom
    41-45, F
    7 Responses Apr 7
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    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13
    22-25, M
    Apr 7
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 6
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    sayakamiki sayakamiki
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 4
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    Kornisone Kornisone
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 4
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    48stillhurtn 48stillhurtn
    46-50, F
    Apr 3
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    CaptainDragoness CaptainDragoness
    18-21, F
    Apr 3
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    bcvegas4u2 bcvegas4u2
    66-70, M
    2 Responses Apr 3
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    Prettyinpink33 Prettyinpink33
    18-21, F
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    panicatheparty panicatheparty
    13-15, T
    3 Responses Apr 1
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    46-50, F
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    26-30, M
    Apr 1
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    Letmebee Letmebee
    22-25, F
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    bellyrp bellyrp
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 1
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 1
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    51-55, F
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    18-21, M
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    oldmanofuk1 oldmanofuk1
    56-60, M
    1 Response Apr 1
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