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I Have a Favorite Charity

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 favs from my walk today...
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 8

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    Another fav from today's walk..........
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    more from today's walk.......
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    Eeeekkk I got some NEWS!! mums just checked her emails an I've had invitations to do TWO more charity things! Ones a run called the Rainbow run where they throw powder paint at you...
    hanntiger1 hanntiger1 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    Well I was talkin to a friend on here cause we're on hols in Purbeck atm an we only packed one pair of knickers each cause we go to Studland nude beach and the camps a naturist...
    hanntiger1 hanntiger1 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I won them immediately at the casino in Stratford, London, Uk, but I found it so cheap to gain that much immediately, I decided to give that money to charity.
    psycopower90 psycopower90 22-25, M Aug 9

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    Pieces-- by Red. :) Been my favorite song for over 4 years now
    ifearsnowmen ifearsnowmen 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    My hair was blue earlier this year, and I just dyed it back. I've had quite a few different hair colors, but blue is definitely my favorite!
    ungracefullythalia ungracefullythalia 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

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    I'm only 21 years old but can happily say that me and my younger sister have had the most idyllic childhood with many of our fond memories being spent with our grandparents. My...
    deathfromabove1066 deathfromabove1066 22-25, F Aug 1

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    "What do I deserve?" - Have you, reader, ever asked yourself the question? How about just asking yourself, 'How much would I be worth to the world? 45 grand a year? How about...
    LysanderFremont LysanderFremont 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 1

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    Feeling miserable today so I found this thread so I can share my misery with ppl who understand. I have seriously damaged tendons in my knee around the Pes Anserine area (where...
    MissPickles81 MissPickles81 31-35, F Aug 7

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    When I arrived at Purbeck it was purely to avoid the bullies who took my picture nude on Morfa Dyffryn beach a year ago and I never expected it to be anything other than that...
    xemmaammex xemmaammex 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    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 5 days ago

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    My favorite halloween costume was when I was little I was meg from Hercules my favorite character from my favorite Disney movie!! :) I hope to be her again for halloween one year!
    mhLILRED mhLILRED 18-21, F Aug 6

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    My 19 year old brother is my mom's favorite. My dad's favorite is my 14 year old brother. I'm the problem child and have also been the rejected one since I was very young.
    bribri590 bribri590 18-21, F Aug 12

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    I have a lot of favorite singers actually, but I have two favorite singers that are very important to me because one taught me about love, lust, faith, dreams and believing in...
    DiamondInTheSkye DiamondInTheSkye 18-21, F a week ago

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    So here goes nothing. I am honestly not purely human. I'm from over 18 different dimensions called realms. I am a shapeshifter and I want to become a female to hermaphrodite...
    AngelWoman14 AngelWoman14 18-21, F Aug 2

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    I'll start off with some background information first. Neutral Milk Hotel is an indie/fuzz-folk band from Athens, GA who made music in the late 1990s, comparable to bands such as...
    queenofcarrotflowers queenofcarrotflowers 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    Elf is my favorite Christmas movie.
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 29

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    My favorite movie is Grease!!! What's yours?!?
    Brookiecookie2000 Brookiecookie2000 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 29

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    Sorry to take over this group but music is an addiction, I just got home from work late and I am sharing my songs because sharing is caring before I go to bed :) 1. Michale Graves...
    christfukk christfukk 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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    My favorite perfumes: -Hypnotic Poison by Dior. Sooo intense, exotic and mysterious 😉 -Burberry! There is something about Burberry fragrances that makes them so...
    Rivalry0x Rivalry0x 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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    My favorite summer food is what I always been buying in my Corner chicken store. Which is the number 9. It's the cheese burger combo with French fries and any drink that's there...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    People think a soul mate is your perfect fit, and that’s what everyone wants. But a true soul mate is a mirror, the person who shows you everything that is holding you back, the...
    edictivebeauty edictivebeauty 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    "I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation, so that you may know him better. I pray that the eyes...
    filled777 filled777 36-40, M Aug 1

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    My favorite Halloween costume was when I dressed up as Sailor Moon when I was younger
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    Orange is my favorite for sure.
    lostinmyfight lostinmyfight 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    White... White is my favorite when it comes to highlighters XD
    LRxIce LRxIce 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    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 5 days ago

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    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 2 days ago

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    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 1 day ago

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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...
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl 16-17, F Jul 28

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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...
    Botdf1shutup Botdf1shutup 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    I am gonna have to say my favorite drug by far is MDMA. MDMA is certainly an amazing drug, but it seems to have become a rarity nowadays, between the difficulty to find it and the...
    dodongo55 dodongo55 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 6

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    This group makes me laugh, due to the fact that my boss has brought this exact observation to me. When I prepare for the day, I go over everything I need to do, add notes, and...