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I Have a Favorite Charity

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    My favorite letter is Z. Just a little fun fact. ^~^
    queenettejeanette queenettejeanette 13-15, F Jan 4

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    I'm like the outcast of the family. My family does stuff with out me and I find out about it on facebook. I have have two sisters one younger one older the older one has 3 kids so...
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    KPfan29 KPfan29 16-17, F Jan 17

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    Stereotype 1: Man over 40. Bare chested or underwear avatar. Patrols the site looking to post the next sexual innuendo. Add me please! Is his favorite phrase. Stereotype 2: young...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 11 Responses Jan 17

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    Have been watching movies for the past few hours ( can't sleep)... I've just finished watching The Last Of The Mohicans ( watched it over 15 times, one of my Favorite movie...
    h4n5dj22 h4n5dj22 26-30, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    When I was very young, I had an aunt who drove me crazy. I was her favorite nephew, she said. Whenever she visited, she loved to chase me around the house until she cornered me...
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    Well, I say room mate, I mean housemate; she's so full of herself. If she says something, the other 3 of us in my house have to go along with it or she throws a tantrum. If she...
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    I have a golden retriever that's snoring right now lol
    waverunner94 waverunner94 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 2

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    If you want me to like you be funny . Laughing and smiling is my number one favorite thing. I don't care if people say it will give me wrinkles, at least Ill be ugly having fun.(:
    Mandatorysuicide Mandatorysuicide 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    I have 4 tattoos. My favorite one is my ghostbusters tattoo
    chrisyoung chrisyoung 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    A smile danced upon the edges of my lips, when the memory of you flashed in my mind. Remembering me, on your lap. The notion of the 'Oreo game', playing out. You always let me have...
    ASoldiersLoveBug ASoldiersLoveBug 22-25, F Jan 5

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    I was just looking through my 8th grade yearbook and I found what my geometry teacher wrote in it. He liked to describe things as "gangster" and he was generally THE coolest...
    queenettejeanette queenettejeanette 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 5

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