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I Have a Favorite Charity

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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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    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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    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 favorite charity is This Star Won't Go Out.

    It's amazing and helps the families of children who have cancer
    alaskacephale alaskacephale 13-15, F May 31

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Omg omg omg yessssssss Me does. Ok time to be mysterious again.
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    You'd never guess..... well, YOU might - if you suffer too. My happy life ended age 13 when we moved house. I went to a different school to all my friends. I was the kind of boy...
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    hello. i also am self-diagnosed. the more i study, the more sure i am that this is me! unfortunately, my husband is cruel, manipulative, generally awful, and i am trying hard to...
    snarla snarla 36-40, F Jul 17

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    1)Finish education. 2)Go to Scotland. 3)Move out. 4)Get over anxiety and become more confident. 5)Get back into writing, music and art. 6)Get a tattoo or two. 7)Get a job. 8)Do...
    labyrinthandinfinity labyrinthandinfinity 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    Wow what do you know I am the most rare personality type. Figures as such. The INFJ personality type is very rare, making up less than one percent of the population, but they...
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    I must be mad!! I have been professionally trained for 8 weeks and I fight in a ring in front of 600 odd people tomorrow!! I've never done anything like this and I have transformed...
    Greggerz Greggerz 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    My moms favorite was my oldest sister. My dad's favorite was my other sister. Oh well, I'm the best anyway!!!
    BJoon BJoon 26-30, M Jul 7

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    The Nintendo 3DS has to be my favorite gaming platform I've ever owned!! I loved the Nintendo DS & DS Lite, the 3DS wasn't an exception to the family. My favorite game by far has...
    KMargatroid KMargatroid 16-17, F Jul 5

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    By no means is this my favorite song ever, but it probably is my favorite summer song, and it's "crooked smile" by j cole. I love that song because it is happy, positive and best...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jul 10

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    15 Favorite songs by Christian girls that are empowering or inspirational positively and who might not be that well-known: We by Joy Williams Open Eyes by Debby Ryan God Only...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jul 12

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    My favorite songs currently - Little White Lies - One Direction One Night - Ed Sheeran Stay The Night - Zedd ft. Hayley Williams 5SOS - Amnesia And finally :D - Diana...
    PartyingWithEllie PartyingWithEllie 13-15, F Jul 12

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    Megadeth is my favorite band. I wish I could go back in time and see some of the different line ups but no matter what they keep putting out great music.
    Jackson2222 Jackson2222 26-30, M Jul 16

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    My favorite bands are unsun and earlyrise recently.
    Ssslm Ssslm 26-30, F Jul 16

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    Elf is my favorite Christmas movie.
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    My favorite movie is Grease!!! What's yours?!?
    Brookiecookie2000 Brookiecookie2000 13-15, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    The Mortician's Daughter- Black Veil Brides It sucks that they don't sing it anymore. :( What's your favorite song?
    KOOLKAT446 KOOLKAT446 13-15, F Jul 2

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    My dad has always said my sister is his favorite. And she is. Recently my dad needed help at his business, and asked my husband to work for him for the same amount of money as...
    whatevernobody whatevernobody 31-35, F Jul 4

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    My whole life, I've been known as the quiet student. I have a lot of anxiety when it comes to talking to anyone who I don't really trust. None of my teachers that I ever had really...
    Jessica4729 Jessica4729 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Well I have a lot of fav summer songs. Sooo many!!!!! But the one I can think of right now is I just can't forget about you by R5 and for my favorite summer Spanish song is...
    pattyricia pattyricia 16-17, F Jul 10

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    My favorite summer song is Sunshine and Whiskey by Frankie Ballard!!! I used to not be a big country fan but this song really turned me into country music!!! 🎶"Don't wanna get...
    Ginnty Ginnty 18-21, F Jul 10

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    My husband has become extremely self absorbed over time. He's always been a little selfish and it seems to ebb and flow, but the last few months it's become exponential. Everything...
    lovebeingmama lovebeingmama 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I like conversations that carry on endlessly, and are versatile. When the conversation can bounce from something deep like philosophical theory to something fun like favorite foods...
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    Boy asks girl, "What is your most favorite food in the whole world? I'll make it for you." Girl says, "I like cake." Boy says, "Okay, what's your second favorite food?"
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    It all started on one fateful night when I was 8. My mother brother and I had came down from a mountain where my grandpa lived at. My mom was leading us down the mountain during...
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    Part Two: Eluveite My favorite Eluveite songs. I love them because they have a wide range of music, some of their songs are folk/pagan while others are more heavy and others are...
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    It's the memories. You know how certain songs can bring back specific memories? I have that experience with coffee in so many ways. My grandparents introduced me to coffee. They...
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    I’ve rewatched every episode of Naruto & Naruto Shippuden at least twice. Some I’ve watched three to ten times and my favorites have been watched over fifty times. And...
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    Hi I have a YouTube channel and I would love it if would subscribe like favorite and share my vids if I reach 50 subs I am going to a truth or dare tag vid just go to my latest vid...
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