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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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    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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    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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    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
    alaskacephale alaskacephale 13-15, F May 31

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 4 Responses Sep 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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    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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    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 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.......
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    I sat down on the old fabric couch with the gray stripes running throughout it. I could see little pieces of fuzz sticking out on occasion and the square pillows being lopsided. It...
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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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    It may seems normal to me, but sometimes I think if someone with a background in psychology were to observe me for a week at least, they'd probably say there was something wrong. i...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I have been dealing with Pure O for 4-6 months now. It had been building up and one day in late May I woke up from a dream that had to do with the specific fear and spent about two...
    liza412 liza412 13-15, F 1 Response 54 mins ago

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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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    I gave to the Jonas Brothers Foundation - Change For The Children - multiple times. If I were loaded, I would give to these other foundations: Make A Wish Foundation (I found out...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 3 days 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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    Acting silly moving and dancing it's September one my favorite months of all times , oh yeah !
    xomariposaxo xomariposaxo 26-30, F 8 hrs ago

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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 Aug 22

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    This ice bucket challenge needs to end, now! People stopped donating ages ago, it's just for fun now. I'm all for donating to charity, but this is getting ridiculous. Donate the...
    Th3DayDreamer Th3DayDreamer 18-21, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    Those of us who suffer BPD know where hell really is. It's inside us. No escaping the agony, pain and torture. No reprieve. It's in every moment of our day, our dreams and our...
    AussieAZ AussieAZ 41-45, M 1 Response 4 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 22-25, 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 Aug 19

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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 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 13-15, 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 Aug 22

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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 a week 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 6 days ago

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    My favorite place in the world is Vancouver Island.The rugged natural beauty is so incredible and magical it is where im from and i have always returned there.Lets protect and...
    stal28 stal28 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    Gonzo all day babay! He's always been my favorite. "Muppet treasure Island" is the first movie I remember, ever. I loved "Muppets from Space" where you discovered his alien...
    ElleEstJolieLaide ElleEstJolieLaide 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Brad and Angelina are my favorite star couple... They are so beautiful and compliment one another Sorta remind me of Greek Gods
    IntomeYousee IntomeYousee 36-40, F 23 hrs ago

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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...
    YouBeTheAnchor YouBeTheAnchor 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 6

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