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Here are some of TravelingBoy's favorite charities:
Parenthood. Planned Parenthood Federation of America,
Inc., or Planned Parenthood, is a nonprofit organization that
provides reproductive health care in the United States and globally.
It is a tax-exempt corporation under Internal Revenue Code section
501c and a member association of the International Planned Parenthood
Federation. PPFA has its roots in Brooklyn, New York, where Margaret
Sanger opened the first birth control clinic in the U.S. in 1916.
Sanger founded the American Birth Control League in 1921, which
changed its name to Planned Parenthood in 1942.
Service Dogs. When a solder returns home with significant
life-altering wounds, it is the duty of all concerned Americans
to help them rejoin the lives they left. Freedom Service Dogs
acquires and trains dogs to assist people with disabilities, increasing
their independence and peace of mind. The group focuses on donating
these animals to disabled military veterans to help restore some
normalcy to their difficult lives.Virtually all Freedom Service
Dogs are rescued themselves from shelters. Those that do not fulfill
all the comprehensive training requirements are found adoptive
Convalescent Aid Society. An 85-year-old non-profit organization
in continuous operation since 1923, the Convalescent Aid Society
is dedicated to improving the quality of life through the free
loan of medical equipment for in-home use.
VSA Arts. An affiliate of The John F. Kennedy Center for
the Performing Arts, the VSA arts is a society where people with
disabilities can learn through, participating, and enjoying the
for Our Troops is committed to helping those who have
selflessly given to our country and have returned home with serious
disabilities and injuries since September 11, 2001. Homes for
Our Troops assist severely injured Servicemen and Servicewomen
and their immediate families by raising donations of money, building
materials and professional labor and to coordinate the process
of building a home that provides maximum freedom of movement and
the ability to live more independently.
de los Angeles is a community of caring people who gather
to nurture children, serving the needs of the less fortunate,
treating each person with dignity and respect as they work to
make a better life for themselves and the community as a whole.
Foster Care children have a difficult time during the
New Year. They become depressed and anxious, realizing that they
will not be celebrating the New Year in the comfort of their family
home. For many of these children, they have never experienced
a tranquil and comforting home Their childhood has been marred
by sexual, physical and emotional abuse until it ceases once they
arrive at Hillsides, a foster care children's charity located
in Pasadena. Brighten a foster care child's holiday this season
by making their wish come true.
Ojai Raptor Center is dedicated to the rehabilitation
and release of orphaned and injured birds of prey and to providing
education programs to teach about raptors and our shared environment,
reduce common hazards to wildlife and decrease the number of raptors
that require assistance.
INC of Treasure Valley. A National organization, Love
INC of Treasure Valley has designed a strategy to help church
people help their neighbors in need. A network of church volunteers
links them to needy people. This cooperative effort between churches
and service agencies provides effective help for the disadvantaged.
International needs your commitment to help build a bountiful,
just and sustainable world. The 9.2 million families around the
globe whom Heifer has empowered through gifts of livestock and
agricultural training are evidence that a concentrated effort
can make a difference. Ask about out set of global initiatives
areas of emphasis that must be addressed if were
to meet our mission of ending world hunger and poverty and caring
for the earth.
Riders was designed to help at-risk kids in the Los Angeles
area to look beyond their current surroundings and open their
minds to dream for a better future. Run solely by volunteers,
we bringing together deserving kids and lovable horses.
Special Operations Warrior Foundation provides full scholarship
grants and educational and family counseling to the surviving
children of special operations personnel who die in operational
or training missions and immediate financial assistance to severely
wounded special operations personnel and their families.
Service of Santa Monica/ Vista Del Mar. Beginning in 1925,
a group of women saw a need for services for families in Santa
Monica. This led to creating a non-profit organization with counseling,
therapy, family service social workers, parenting groups, and
employee assistance programs for children and adults.
4 Causes® is the #1 choice for donating your car.
Donate car, trucks, boats, RVs, motorcycles, running or non-running,
to the charity of your choice.
Pasadena Humane Society relies on donations to provide
food, shelter, medical care, adoption services and more to the
animals in our care.
for the Homeless is the nation's oldest advocacy and direct
service organization helping homeless men, women, and children.
We are dedicated to the principle that decent shelter, sufficient
food, affordable housing, and the chance to work for a living
wage are fundamental rights in a civilized society.
Gospel Mission. Whether you are one person, a business,
foundation, school or church, there are many ways you can offer
hope through Seattle's Union Gospel Mission: Volunteering, Financial
Gifts and Gifts in Kind.
Rescue Mission Ministries reaches out to the community
by teaching the word of God and providing food, shelter, clothing,
counseling and education for those in need.
Relief Services' mission to work through partnerships
and in collaboration with grassroots charitable organizations
to connect the vast resources of America to help those in need
in their own communities and to enable people to help themselves.
American Cancer Society Los Angeles Discovery Shop. For
almost 40 years, the American Cancer Society has owned and operated
a chain of specialty resale stores created to help support the
fight against cancer. The American Cancer Society Discovery Shops
accomplish this through the sale of gently used and new donated
merchandise. Proceeds from the sale of this merchandise are used
to fund cancer research, education, advocacy and services to cancer
patients and their families.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica enables all young
people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full
potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
Presbyterian Church is a local ministry in Seattle, dedicated
to service and compassion.
Pasadena Senior Center serves the needs of Pasadena's
seniors. It was the first private, non-profit senior center in
Southern California. Today, we continue our high standards as
our seniors choose from a wide variety of experiences designated
just for them: educational classes, senior forum, exercise, dance
and the Encore Café, a monthly television show written,
designed and produced for and by seniors.
Monrovia Providers Group consists of community agencies
working as a team to deal with senior citizen issues within the
city of Monrovia, California.
Handcrafters is non-profit Christian corporation with
a mission to support sustainable economic development programs
for impoverished people.
Productions, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Public Benefit
Corporation that produces events and activities on behalf of local
charities that provide urgent services to individuals and families
in immediate distress.
Healthcare. As a life-affirming medcal clinic in Idaho
specializing in unexpected pregnancy care, we treat our clients
with respect, dignity, and compassion in a confidential setting.