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Giving back to the community is one of Tim Tebow's characteristics as he proves by creating The TimTebow Foundation.
Published by Sandy James 74 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +26 votes | 17 comments
Miriam's Kitchen is fighting to eradicate homelessness in Washington D.C. and they need your help. Make a generous donation between now and New Years Day and The Food Safety News newsletter will match it.
Published by Jerry Walch 75 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +8 votes | 8 comments
Earth is about to implode from the pollution of plastic bottles! Well, not really, but concern needs are warranted; the truth of the recycling plastic bottles processes and some of their by-products.
Published by Beverly Anne Sanchez 81 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +3 votes | 5 comments
Originally founded in Oxford, England in 1942 as the Oxford Committee for Famine Relief by a group of Quakers, social activists, and Oxford academics, Oxfam International has evolved into a confederation of 15 affiliate organizations working in 98 countries worldwide to find lasting solutions to poverty and injustice.
Published by James R. Coffey 82 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +9 votes | 8 comments
Worldreader, founded in 2010 by former Amazon executive David Risher and Director of Marketing at ESADE business school Colin McElwee, is not-for-profit public charity that has made it their mission to make digital books available to all in the developing world, enabling millions of people to improve their lives
Published by James R. Coffey 83 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +14 votes | 6 comments
The seeds of Planned Parenthood were planted in 1916 when nationally known birth control advocate Margaret Sanger who opened the first US birth control clinic in Brooklyn, New York. (It resulted in her being jailed.)
Published by James R. Coffey 83 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +11 votes | 8 comments
Earlier this month, on May 4, 2011, the House of Representatives passed H. R. 3, a highly controversial bill commonly known as "No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act" by a vote of 251-175. If passed by the Senate, H.R. 3 would make the Hyde Amendment--which has already banned federally-funded abortions for the past 30 years--a permanent federal law, and further restrict womenÂ’s rights.
Published by James R. Coffey 83 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +4 votes | 4 comments
Share Our Strength is a national non-profit organization whose primary mission is to end childhood hunger in the United States (by 2015) by mobilizing industries and individuals, and creating community wealth to promote lasting and permanent change.
Published by James R. Coffey 83 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +7 votes | 8 comments
NOW, The National Organization for Women, is the largest and most recognized organization of feminist activists in the United States. With over 500,000 contributing members and 550 chapters in all 50 states (as well as the District of Columbia), NOW's prevailing objective is to take action to bring about equality for all women.
Published by James R. Coffey 83 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +10 votes | 4 comments
Successful in passing laws that regulated the carriage-horse business in England, the SPCA expanded its campaign against cruelty to animals to include dogs and other animals. Brought to the United States, the first American SPCA was started in 1866 in New York City, spawning the emerging of SPCAs all over the US, and subsequently, all over the world.
Published by James R. Coffey 83 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +11 votes | 9 comments
PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, based in Norfolk, Virginia, is the largest non-profit animal rights organization in the world, with 300 employees, and over 2 million members and supporters. Its slogan is "Animals are not ours to eat, wear, experiment on, or use for entertainment."
Published by James R. Coffey 83 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +9 votes | 27 comments
United Nations International Children's Fund (or UNICEF) was created by the United Nations General Assembly on December 11, 1946 to provide emergency food and healthcare to children in countries suffering the devastation caused by World War II.
Published by James R. Coffey 83 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +5 votes | 5 comments
Earthjustice is a non-profit public interest law firm based in the United States that specializes in cases protecting natural resources, safeguarding public health, and promoting clean energy.
Published by James R. Coffey 83 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +6 votes | 3 comments
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