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Causes & Heroes is an online store that offers an amazing selection of hero and causes themed products like apparel for police, different coloured pins, military hats and pins, EMT belt buckles, and much more. Causes & Heroes has eight shopping categories: Military, Guardsmen and Veterans Honoring The Heroes of September 11th Police, Firefighters and Paramedics/EMTs Moms & Dads, Sons & Daughters, Brothers & Sisters, Spouses and Friends Teachers, Medical Work...
Published by Travis Burdick 59 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +0 votes | 0 comments
Making monetary contributions to charities and non-profit organizations does not have to be scary, leaving you with fear of being scammed or misled. There are a few simple ways to ensure that the soliciting charity or organization is legitimate before making your donation. Following a few easy steps can give you peace of mind that your money is being used in exactly the manner you intended.
Published by B. Collett 65 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +4 votes | 0 comments
Food Not Bombs is a non centralized group of Students, Protestors, Activists and loving individuals who believe it is a better use of time and funding to produce Vegan/Vegetarian friendly meals for the unfortunate than it is to spend the vast monies on military expenditures. Food Not Bombs volunteers are arrested and charged as criminals for doing nothing more than bringing free meals, made up of discarded yet wholesome foods, to the poor. Often, the cities legislate and arrest the individuals...
Published by Jerrod Nazarian 69 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +4 votes | 1 comments
Millions of people have become united through social media to bring down Joseph Kony, the terrorizing leader of the LordÂ’s Resistance Army in Central Africa. This article suggests different ways that you can donate to or help the children of Uganda. All of the charities listed are reputable, and you can be assured that your donation goes towards your intended cause.
Published by Matthew DiMaggio 70 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +2 votes | 2 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 73 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +8 votes | 8 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 80 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +9 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 81 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 81 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 81 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 81 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 81 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 81 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 81 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +6 votes | 3 comments
Greenpeace International (Greenpeace Foundation) is a non-governmental, non-profit environmental activist organization with offices in over 40 countries and an international coordinating body based in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The organizationÂ’s stated goal is to "ensure the ability of the Earth to nurture life in all its diversity," and focuses on global warming, deforestation, over-fishing, commercial whaling, and anti-nuclear activity.
Published by James R. Coffey 81 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +7 votes | 6 comments
Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 3 million supporters, members, and activists from more than 150 countries and territories who campaign to end severe abuses of human rights. Since Amnesty International started campaigning in 1961, theyÂ’ve worked diligently around the globe to stop the abuse of human rights.
Published by James R. Coffey 81 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +8 votes | 5 comments
The brain child of New York City photojournalist and night club promoter Scott Harrison, charity: water is a non-profit initiative based in NYC focused on bringing clean, safe drinking water to people of developing nations. Founded in 2006, it has to date helped fund 2,906 projects in 17 countries, benefiting over 1,277,430 people.
Published by James R. Coffey 81 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +13 votes | 6 comments
Established by President Kennedy on March 1, 1961 and authorized by Congress on September 22, 1961 with passage of the Peace Corps Act, the mission of the Peace Corps is three-fold: to provide technical assistance, help people outside the United States to understand US culture, and help Americans understand the cultures of other countries.
Published by James R. Coffey 81 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +6 votes | 5 comments
This is a brief look at the Causes application on Facebook.
Published by Melanie Wallace 230 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +0 votes | 0 comments
This article is meant to give quick cultural and communication advice for dental groups serving Haiti or Haitian patients in the Haitian diaspora, particularly the Dominican Republic.
Published by Caitlin McHale 87 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +1 votes | 1 comments
Do you have what it takes to be a Big Brother/Sister?
Published by Megan Sheldon 88 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +3 votes | 0 comments
Doing good for others from the heart can be a blessing to both sides, the giver and the receiver. When a person reaches out to meet the suffering needs of others they feel a sense of accomplishment.
Published by Teresa Farmer 101 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +3 votes | 6 comments