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I Have a Favorite Charity

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 40 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Tis not boasting i swear Of all these luminaries I share For what of I is here Nowhere, far nor near I recall Quentin Tarantino in a bonus feature for Reservoir Dogs. He was...
    Deafning Deafning 36-40, M 18 hrs ago

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    The weather was so warm on Super bowl Sunday, so I took off my shirt and went swimming in the pool with my older sister and some of her friends from school. My sister wore her...
    2tail 2tail 13-15, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    The weather was so warm on Superbowl Sunday, so I went swimming in the backyard pool with my big sister and her friends. My sister wore her favorite light blue string bikini. She...
    2tailkitsune 2tailkitsune 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    One day, maybe two years ago, I had attempted scuicide, I felt as if I was alone and at the time I didn't have any friends, they had all began to dislike me due to another "friend...
    Gage13Flores Gage13Flores 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    One of my favorites - enjoy http://youtu.be/zWQIcI1kxY4
    Lee124 Lee124 41-45, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    It is usually floating in the back of my mind, but sometimes it comes to the forefront in full force. My nephew's favorite word is "happy", so maybe I can see more things the way...
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    my favorite words r hug, love and together
    Moonpawsrabbitofthemoon Moonpawsrabbitofthemoon 16-17, T 5 days ago

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    My favorite thing about Valentine's Day is the day after Valentine's Day. I like to go around to drugstores and grocery stores and buy up unsold chocolate for 75% off. It's the...
    chronicmisfit chronicmisfit 41-45, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    When I buy my first car, I'm going to wear my favorite flannel and scarf and walk in with a soy latte and ask all the important questions, like "is this car Eco-friendly?" "Is this...
    mattinsula mattinsula 16-17, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I never want to have children. For some people it seems like an impossible concept that a female does not to mother children. It is an individual choice, some women want to have...
    moonlightflower moonlightflower 22-25, F Feb 1

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    Slipknot will always be my favorite band :D
    Sicgoat173 Sicgoat173 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 30

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    Your wish means somebody else's downfall. Let's see; I wish all illnesses and diseases will go away. HOORAY! Science and medical no longer required. The doctors at medical centres...
    Sazzio Sazzio 26-30, M Jan 30

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    I have no idea why I thought about this, but I was thinking that considering her enormous wealth, and the fact that she needs more money like I need to take more pictures of nature...
    SavvyAnsley SavvyAnsley 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    We lost my aunt today. She had been in a bad way for years, between serious medical issues and drug abuse. But today was still a surprise and hit me hard. I'll always remember her...
    thelyndieproject thelyndieproject 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 29

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    My wall is covered in posters of my number one all time favorite singer, JUSTIN BIEBER
    Kimg852 Kimg852 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    this is one of my favorite comic strips
    xkmb xkmb 56-60 1 Response Jan 28

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    I had never really met a person who had made me question everything about myself-my job, the way I view my relationships with my family, the way I view myself, my anxiety, my...
    sweetsexxylexy sweetsexxylexy 22-25, F Jan 28

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    My favorite fantasy by far! I would love to talk with people who have been involved in a young lady/old man relationship or would like to explore it.
    LostDragon LostDragon 56-60, M 4 Responses Jan 28

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    Follow ? @500miles.away Comment on your favorite photo and I'll check out your account and maybe follow back (:
    PaigeOfSteel PaigeOfSteel 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    Memory is like perfume. Sublime , fascinating.. leaves as soon as purpose of sense is felt. But we are obsessed with same memories (favorite ones) , not realizing we need to sense...
    PeacefulWarrior143 PeacefulWarrior143 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 25

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    My Favorite Apps 1. Diaro - This is a journal app. You can tag your entries per category which really helps with the mental clutter. I use the pro version and it gives me access...
    SansSunshine SansSunshine 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    If you're in my circle, you're my favorite:3 If you aren't, I probably don't know you that well, or I just don't like you.
    ExploreroftheUnknown ExploreroftheUnknown 18-21, M Jan 23

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    "The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well."
    Sarahkay612 Sarahkay612 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 23

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    EP should let you put songs on your profile so that when people enter they can hear your favorite song. Bring back that Myspace feel. Also, you should be allowed to put nice...
    QueenVenus QueenVenus 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 23

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    I do have strange dreams and also "visions". The visions come when I'm wide awake. This has been happening since I was a very young child. My father would beat me for talking about...
    MourningDove7 MourningDove7 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 23

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    And I did start a charity that I've been supporting and funding for years with no intention of ever quitting. I built a facility to house young girls ages 11-17 who were abused and...
    Beyondreality80 Beyondreality80 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    There's a bar I hang out at. A few years ago, I started going there on Saturdays because there was a certain barmaid who, due to her personal schedule, worked only Saturdays. The...
    PhillyAutismGuy PhillyAutismGuy 26-30, M Jan 23