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I Have a Favorite Charity

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 40 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I have quite a few favorites from the past and in the present. I am also sure I will have favorites in the future. One of my favorites from Disney XD that is still on is Dog With...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Sep 20

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    Theres a fun charity event tonight (you'll no where if your a friend of mine) an its called Firewalk an basically you walk over hotcoals for charity buh im sure they'll provide...
    hanntiger1 hanntiger1 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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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...
    ozroller ozroller 51-55, M Oct 3

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    Because of my PCOS I been feelin under the weather recently :O buh I decided too do the 3k version of the Charity Race tomorrow an its in Wales which is good cause im already in...
    hanntiger1 hanntiger1 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 11

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    Oxfam: 85 richest people as wealthy as poorest half of the world As World Economic Forum starts in Davos, development charity claims growing inequality has been driven by 'power...
    sogdianrock sogdianrock 51-55, M 2 Responses Oct 2

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    I LOVE NUTS Pecans are my favorite
    tearsfalling89 tearsfalling89 22-25, F 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    If you could be perceived as a uncle or dear friend by two ethnicity in the world which ones would they be? Note: I mean each person in that group trusts you like a favorite uncle...
    Sullan Sullan 36-40, M 12 hrs ago

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    Likes will stick to likes - humans are not difficult to figure out - just drop in on any social media and you will know/ see what people support or favorite - it then gives a...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M 3 hrs ago

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    I married the favorite in his family. Favorites have one thing going for them non-favorites miss...they have a family cheerleading squad behind them and a family fan club! The...
    ObiOneyouremyonlyhope ObiOneyouremyonlyhope 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 26

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    Qur’an:8:39 And fight them until there is no fitnah and [until] the religion, all of it, is for Allah . And if they cease - then indeed, Allah is Seeing of what they do” Qur...
    Cloderific Cloderific 41-45, F Oct 1

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    I'm going to get a new job soon. I'm going to work my way up to what I want. Eventually, I'm going to start that charity I've dreamed about. I'm going to pay myself back for the...
    Mandaryn Mandaryn 26-30, F Oct 4

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    I was with Alex today, he had just come out of work and we went round town. He used to work in a charity shop before he started doing paid work. So we dropped by to say hello to...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F a week ago

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    Lyndsey and Michael: Age gap 41 yearsWE HAVE MORE SEX THAN COUPLES IN THEIR 30sLyndsey Armitage, 32, a community safety warden from Ash, Surrey, and her husband Michael, 73, a pub...
    killycc12 killycc12 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Ok, I'm gonna try this again...my last post got messed up and posted before I was finished. Out of the tattoos you have, which one is your favorite and why? I'll go first! My...
    alyannj93 alyannj93 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 24

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    Out of the tattoos you have, which one is your favorite and why? I'll go first! My favorite would have to be the one on my hip. It is a long quote, one of my favorite quotes. I am...
    alyannj93 alyannj93 18-21, F Sep 24

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    Out of the tattoos you have, which one is your favorite and why? I'll go first! My favorite would have to be the one on my hip. It is a long quote, one of my favorite quotes. I am...
    alyannj93 alyannj93 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 24

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    How do you choose one? It would be like saying I have a favorite child. My favorite changes with my mood. My favorite artist today was Neil Young. Yesterday is was Killswitch...
    kimberlyfaith kimberlyfaith 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Instant Star was one of my favorite TV series when it was on. It is not explicit but it is not for little kids. It is not raunchy but it deals with extremely controversial issues...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Sep 20

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    Wow! Can I only name one? A few brought me to real tears and I think i must consider them as best I guess: Schindler's List, Pay it Forward, Changeling, Erin Brockovich (spell) Yes...
    DoodleMe2Day DoodleMe2Day 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 29

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    I had a big glass mug. It was designed, I suppose, to be a beer stein. I don’t know. It was very nice. It has ducks in flight along the sides. It held about 16 ounces of liquid...
    FriendlyBryan FriendlyBryan 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 21

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    My favorite book is David Copperfield by Charles Dickens. Dickens is a fantastic story teller and while reading David Copperfield Dickens makes you feel like you are walking...
    BustingFree BustingFree 26-30, F Oct 5

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    - Out of Africa - The Natural - 40 Year Old Virgin - All the Harry Potter Movies - Harold and Maude - The original Star Wars Trilogy - Paul - Sense and Sensibility - About Time...
    Tasha8888 Tasha8888 36-40, F Sep 21

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    Christmas vacation has always been my favorite!
    Deansgirl6270 Deansgirl6270 51-55, F 2 Responses Sep 22

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    snow+1/4c milk, it's kinda weird, I know, but for a while it was one of the few things I was comfortable with eating, pedialite, otter pops, and jello were ok too; but iced milk...
    justalittlewallflower justalittlewallflower 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    Another photo, and some stats on this amazing specimen of physical male beauty as well as his charisma, his humility and "joie la vivre" approach to life :)Born NameJoseph Jason...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 Sep 24

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    Out of all your tattoos, which one is your favorite and why? I'll go first! My favorite tattoo is the one on my hip. It's a long quote (still working on getting the next part of...
    alyannj93 alyannj93 18-21, F Sep 24

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    KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS FOR BETTER CONTROL. Keyboard Shortcuts (Microsoft Windows) 1. CTRL+C (Copy) 2. CTRL+X (Cut) 3. CTRL+V (Paste) 4. CTRL+Z (Undo) 5. DELETE (Delete) 6. SHIFT...
    karmameter karmameter 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 27

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    What is your favorite movie? mine is the lord of the rings. What is the best movie that I should watch?
    Derek1995 Derek1995 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 29

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    So many great ones, but The Graduate is my all time favorite movie
    dancactus dancactus 46-50, M 4 Responses Sep 29

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    My favorite would be Hypercube. I also liked The Fourth Kind and Europa Report. Any scifi lovers?
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M Sep 29

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    Shawshank Redemption, The Pianist, The Haunting in Connecticut, and Oslo are some of my favorite films.
    bohobridget bohobridget 22-25, F Sep 29

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    Spongebob Ed Edd and eddy and survivor oddly these are still my favorite
    maridoneka maridoneka 18-21, M Oct 1

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    My favorite movie quote would be from the Lion King. "The past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it, or learn from it"
    pinkmorocco pinkmorocco 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    Silverstein has been and always will be my all time favorite band!!!
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 5 days ago

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