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I Have a Favorite Charity

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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    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

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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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    Free assistance is now provided by the Houston Charity Center, an independent charity and thrift store dedicated to helping struggling families, to over 1,500 families annually in...
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    Who doesn't have a favorite teacher? I haven't forgotten about him. He will always be an inspiration to me. He actually took the chance to know all of his students and he has a...
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    My guy friend was feeling down the other day and was ready to give up on a project he was working on and so me being me I quoted something from one of his favorite anime shows he...
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    I did a charity calendar for cancer research a couple of years ago with some friends where we posed around our office in various states of undress. It raised £3000. I have since...
    bailslooks bailslooks 36-40, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    When I mentioned to my mother my decision to resign from a multinational company a few years back, there were a lot of questions and disapproval. It felt like they didn't support...
    thecasualdilettante thecasualdilettante 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Back in the 90's I went to Israel with a church group. We went to Bethlehem, the Sea of Galilee, the Dead Sea, Jericho and Jerusalem. My favorite place was the western wall. What...
    amazingdream amazingdream 46-50, F 6 days ago

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    Lol it's like the more you try to keep it a secret the more people know. My aunt left 3 voicemails yesterday wishing me a happy birthday when it's not even the right day lol. At...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I use to think it was OK for me to want someone to love me with the intensity I felt I might be able to love. I wanted to be the center of their world. Have them worship the ground...
    BeautifullySickkk BeautifullySickkk 31-35, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    When you're scrolling through someone's profile and you accidentally hit like/favorite/heart their old posts.
    BaconetteParadise BaconetteParadise 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Another all-time favorite: YES I remember the very first time I set myself the task within one week to say yes to things that came my way that felt benevolent and good, and bring...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F a week ago

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    Easter.....first nice days of spring ~_~ .
    cashetty69 cashetty69 51-55, M a week ago

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    Does anyone else here enjoy www.bestgore.com? It's one of my favorite sites. This website has hundreds of videos and photos of beheadings, torture, car crashes, crime scenes, and...
    TheQuirkyQuasar TheQuirkyQuasar 26-30, M Aug 23

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    ANOTHER of my favorite classic television programs is "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," which aired on CBS from September, 1970 to September, 1977. The lead character was "Mary...
    jrhanold jrhanold 46-50, M Aug 22

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    In the Depth of My Soul there are songs unwilling to take the garb of words, songs living as seed in my heart. They will not flow with ink onto paper. Like a translucent veil, they...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I get a kick out of saying random things to see how other people will react. My favorite one is texting people and telling them to look out their window...
    SplitGivanni SplitGivanni 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    The order of the Phoenix was my favorite
    AshlynT AshlynT 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    One of my favorite songs is Desert Plains by Judas Priest. It speaks to me of a guy who is bringing his heart out of the desolation of isolation to give it to the one he loves...
    G0dzilla G0dzilla 46-50, M Aug 20

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    i used to read many books but one of my favorites (a coffee house hang out experience) was Restless Heart by Ronald Rolheiser. i mainly love it's cover and it's title and subtitle...
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F Aug 20

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    Seriously? Donald Trump? "Puerto Ricans are my least favorite type of Mexicans."
    OrigamiGuy15 OrigamiGuy15 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    I started a journal when I started going to college 2 years ago, but I only wrote in it while I was on campus. This fall, I'm starting my last full year of college, and I'm...
    hiddenkitty hiddenkitty 18-21, F Aug 18

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    Cuz If the water dries up And the moon stops shining And Stars fall I'll be saving my love for you <3 you're literally my favorite person. Xx.
    Beautybrunette Beautybrunette 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I forgot the detail on this part of the dream but its about a guy who made me like him to get revenge on his brother He tot i killed or made his brother disappeared Then i had...
    Chiscuit Chiscuit 31-35, F Aug 17

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    The girl with silver hair(edit). My location was a camping trip that had been rained upon over night. During this night the sound of thunder kept waking me up. Over the...
    newBIZ3000 newBIZ3000 13-15, M Aug 15

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    August 9th 2015: The day I will never forget because I met the legend, my celebrity crush, the one and only Randy Blythe, the singer of Lamb of God aka my favorite band. Got a...
    crazysoul24 crazysoul24 22-25, T Aug 15

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    Amy Winehouse will always be my favorite.
    NoGlassesNoLife NoGlassesNoLife 18-21, F Aug 15

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    Part 2 8. I have traveled to Mexico, Canada, London and France 9. I have been married twice. 10. I have 4 kids of which 3 are step kids. I have never treated them as anything but...
    azsixgun6646 azsixgun6646 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 14

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