Post

I Have a Favorite Charity

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 40 People

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    Wet - next to love, passion and all that jazz - this is definitely one of my favorite adjectives. Heck one of my favorite words. Whisper it by moonlight into your date's ear over a...
    RoaringFlameLostinShadow RoaringFlameLostinShadow 31-35, M Sep 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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 31 mins ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I gave to the Jonas Brothers Foundation - Change For The Children - multiple times. If I were loaded, I would give to these other foundations: Make A Wish Foundation (I found out...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Aug 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I had my head shaved in aid of a local cancer charity
    debs73 debs73 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Due to at any time rising price of aviation gasoline, we however really need to limit the amount of charity baggage we can keep it up our aircraft and once the Restrict is attained...
    Willy52yt Willy52yt 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    We have done some charity work today with colleagues from different departments. I'm tired but happy that I have done something good again.
    LeahNl LeahNl 31-35, F 22 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Here's a thought me and associates aren't begging for your charity, so if you donate make sure it flicking clean. Dirty mfer's
    Emojinoid Emojinoid 31-35, F Aug 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This ice bucket challenge needs to end, now! People stopped donating ages ago, it's just for fun now. I'm all for donating to charity, but this is getting ridiculous. Donate the...
    Th3DayDreamer Th3DayDreamer 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Those of us who suffer BPD know where hell really is. It's inside us. No escaping the agony, pain and torture. No reprieve. It's in every moment of our day, our dreams and our...
    AussieAZ AussieAZ 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I had my head shaved last year for a cancer charity. I raised almost £3000 in total.
    debs73 debs73 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Im 41 and female i had my head shaved last year for a cancer charity. I raised almost £3000 and am growing my hair back it is currently very short.
    debs73 debs73 41-45, F 6 Responses Sep 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Well people may think I'm cold , mean , some who don't know me may think I am crap - but loyal, good in bed , supportive , fun , dedicated - a big teddy bear , not cheap , was all...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Well is 11 a lot? Those are the only 11 my family and I know about. There's probably more, but my dad doesn't know. 9 sisters, 2 brothers. 7 older sisters and 2 little sisters, 2...
    Abbyy99 Abbyy99 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My favourite game is Grand Theft Auto, you can do virtually anything. I was able to experience raping a child, robbing a charity shop and killing a Jew with my steel crowbar...
    disasterland disasterland 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My Two Favorite Holidays, best weather, favorite shows, best fashion. Autumn is winning.
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F Sep 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    3. Pier Paolo Pasolini For a long time i had only seen 2 of his taped from tv Oedipus Rex and The Gospel According to St Matthew, both of which after seeing most of his films...
    Nest37 Nest37 36-40, M 16 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have tons of favorite movies. I won't put them all in one post cause that's too many for one post. At least on the side of most readers, I think. Fern Gully Rescuers Down Under...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    One of my favorite tv shows ended and I just watched the series finale last night online, and it...sucked...hard! Long story short a lot of people die, good, bad, and everyone in...
    angryunknownfuture angryunknownfuture 22-25, M Aug 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I like family friendly things and superhero things that aren't too intense. I like true story things that aren't scary or gory. I like TV shows that turn to movies but I will only...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Aug 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My favorite place in the world is Vancouver Island.The rugged natural beauty is so incredible and magical it is where im from and i have always returned there.Lets protect and...
    stal28 stal28 41-45, M Aug 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Gonzo all day babay! He's always been my favorite. "Muppet treasure Island" is the first movie I remember, ever. I loved "Muppets from Space" where you discovered his alien...
    ElleEstJolieLaide ElleEstJolieLaide 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I just love music so much, I could spend hours just looking for new music that defines me. Music is so important to me and I don't think I could get through a day(or night) without...
    DannxD DannxD 13-15, M Sep 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    These are my favorite perfumes •Lucky You by Liz Claiborne •Fallen Vixen by Rue 21 •Pink Ice by Rue 21
    hellerpeople hellerpeople 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Serendipity (2001)Hmm...Serendipity. It's one of my favorite words.Cause it's such a nice sound for what it means:a fortunate accident.~SaraDean: Jonathan Trager, prominent...
    InnerBeauti InnerBeauti 36-40 1 Response a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    i wanna be someones favorite friend or favorite person or something like how cool would that be
    ohmigawshcookies ohmigawshcookies 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I called everywhere I remember last having it, none of my friends remember seeing it anywhere. Be sure to put your name and a way for people to contact you in your favorite things...
    Professorfate Professorfate 51-55 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My favorite movie quote is from an old movie Meet Joe Black. Anthony Hopkins character, Bill Parrish defines love to his daughter in the movie: "I know it's a cornball thing, but...
    verdel verdel 22-25, M Aug 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Smudging and Other Rituals of Harmony By Deanna Jaxine Stinson, HPI Sensitive & Metaphysical Cleanser Haunted and Paranormal Investigations - HPI International https://www.facebook...
    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M Aug 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I sat down on the old fabric couch with the gray stripes running throughout it. I could see little pieces of fuzz sticking out on occasion and the square pillows being lopsided. It...
    ForeverSmiling ForeverSmiling 13-15, F Sep 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Amy Manifests in Farrah By Paul Dale Roberts, HPI Esoteric Detective Halo Paranormal Investigations - HPI International https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/HPIinternational...
    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M Sep 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My story is not special. My story is not anything above the ordinary. My story is nothing you haven't heard before. My story is about a girl named Ann-Marie. I fell in love...
    OrangeWishingStar OrangeWishingStar 18-21, M 5 Responses Sep 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I sent this to my mother figure a few weeks back. I push thru suicide for her. I don't want her hurt. But I'm starting to feel this way again. Am I wrong for feeling this way...
    anonymouss2014 anonymouss2014 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Not on as much as I used to be. Anything new & improved that makes it work better? lol What were/are some of your favorite places? I loved to hang out at Inspire Space Park.
    Ski75 Ski75 36-40, M Aug 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's strange, but i like so many different kinds of music it'd be easier to say what i don't like. And even so among the same genres i don't like everything. Weird weird tastes...