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I Have a Favorite Charity

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    In the last five years. I stopped smoking altogether from sixty a day I produced over fifty drawings I went totally vegan after fifteen years of vegetarianism I joined tumblr and...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    I recently joined a charity group and its amazing everyone are really kind its like everybody is a an angel is disguise i love the other members they r so caring and loving i love...
    Amacey Amacey 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    When I was really little, I did a lot with my father. We went camping, we did a lot of charity work, both had a love for the outdoors. But somewhere along the way, our relationship...
    eveylind eveylind 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    It's funny how time flows fast. I met him last June in a store and I fell in love with him from the first sight. I didn't know anything about him and i was too shy to talk to him...
    NayaSakura NayaSakura 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    I've love intelligent men, and on top of that, I love masculine men. My boss is just like that. I never noticed it before, but one day there was a tennis game on a nearby court as...
    HannahB1903 HannahB1903 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Ever since I got bullied by my best friends I never ever thought I'd meet someone who would want me. I was skinny,not clever,lonely,and totally hated myself. I met my first...
    Shellster69 Shellster69 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I know im not the favorite child ever since my brother always get special treatment. e.g. when ever im in a fight with him, my parents try to make it no his fault but tires to...
    Alicepm Alicepm 22-25, F Mar 28

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    ...and I want others to understand it at least a little. Typically, people don't even recognize the word. Well, for those people: Anhedonia is defined by the loss of ability to...
    DepressedDemigod DepressedDemigod 22-25, F Apr 6

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    I don't have one favorite because I listen to so many different types of music but these are some of my favorites (: 1. for you-staind 2. Otherside-red hot chili peppers 3...
    FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 15

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    Honey nut Cheerios is my favorite.
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 22-25, F 6 Responses Mar 26

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    Cocoa Pebbles are my favorite :)
    xXDemonArtXx xXDemonArtXx 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    My favorite word is "magic", ... wow! "What energy and consciousness can I be, to be the MAGIC that goes beyond this reality, I truly be, with ease? Everything that doesn’t...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    The song so good they had to make two videos I've read that this song was written as a joke but it turns out to be one of my favorites.
    VoicelessMastermind VoicelessMastermind 41-45, M Mar 29

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    I can't say this was my favorite book but definetly one of the most memorable. My grandmother had a book full of short stories that she would read to us when we stayed the night at...
    kayakgirl08 kayakgirl08 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    My favorite person on this app is my friend OoBasslineoO he is a good person to talk to and makes some kick *** music
    GassGirl03 GassGirl03 22-25, F Mar 30

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    Mathew 17:20-21 is my all time favorite verses
    homeskooled homeskooled 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 2

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    1. PARTYNEXTDOOR - FWU: http://youtu.be/-5D6Muzt108. 2. J Cole - January 28th (2014 Forest Hills Drive): http://youtu.be/ijy2GFWqeAs. 3. Drake How About Now: http://youtu.be...
    Californialexiiiiiii Californialexiiiiiii 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    R&B Forever Favorites Keke Watts- Nothing in This World Dru Hill- I should be Jojo-Homeboy Robin Thicke- Pretty Little Heart Mint Condition-What Kind of Man Would I Be
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F Apr 4

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    Hobbit and the Lord Of The Rings aways been my favorite!
    JadenTaylor456 JadenTaylor456 26-30, F Apr 9

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    This is one of my favorites. I was visiting my grandmas house. Oh how I lover her with all my heart.
    rosalindaa101 rosalindaa101 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    Oh, there are so many! Here's one of my favorites from Moonstruck: "Do you love him, Loretta?" "No" "Good, because if you love him he'll drive you crazy because he knows he can...
    joyceluvsjames joyceluvsjames 46-50, F Apr 15

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    Unbroken is now my all time favorite movie!!! "If you can take it, you can make it"
    SleepIsLife321 SleepIsLife321 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I may not be able to forget what happened, but at least he's still my favorite teacher.
    JK7448 JK7448 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Oatmeal With Dried Cranberries!!!There is much enjoyment to be found in simple foods. Breakfast is the best example of that. My favorite breakfast is rolled oats with dried...
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    I don't really have a favorite high school memory. The reason i dont have one is because i hated going to school. And it wasn't the same reasons like most teenagers.
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 26

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    I don't really have a favorite brand because I use different brands that are organic so I can make sure that they weren't tested on animals but I do love cucumber perfumes and...
    Plungeintoadream Plungeintoadream 18-21, F Apr 2

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    My friends are amazing, but can't feel my loss. I dated a woman, briefly, who was in my circle of friends and it didn't work out (her decision). Over the next two years, we...
    illbaround illbaround 26-30, M Mar 25

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    My favorite mythical creatures are the happy girls in tampon adds 😊
    shaggynz shaggynz 41-45, M 4 Responses Mar 25

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