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If you are looking for a charity to give your time to, these are some great ones.
SHARING IN THE LIGHT
Sharing in the list is a Children's Cancer Memorial site. Several bereaved families have come together to form a Children's Cancer Memorial Group. We started out solely as a support group to discuss our feelings and discovered that we were not alone.
By the age of four, Roger Dean Kiser had been abandoned, first by his parents and then his grandparents and placed in a Florida orphanage. Unable to adapt to the difficult, often cruel and abusive environment of the orphanage, and stigmatized by his repeated attempts to run away, he was transferred to a Florida reform school at age twelve.
Now an adult, Roger Dean Kiser writes about his childhood along with his current day tales. A real-life Tom Sawyer, Roger's stories find a common ground in each of us. Roger Dean Kiser is a simple man with only a sixth grade education yet he possesses a wonderful ability, storytelling.
SMA ANGELS Spinal Muscular Atrophy
This is dedicated to the warriors of a genetic disease called "Spinal Muscular Atrophy", better known as "SMA".
Here you will find the websites of many of the children affected by this disease, as well as get information about the disease itself and how you can help.
Spinal Muscular Atrophy - Families of SMA Home Page
Families of SMA is a support organization for spinal muscular atrophy.
SMA is the number one genetic killer of children under the age of two,
and is a group of inherited and often fatal diseases that destroys the
nerves controlling voluntary muscle movement, which affects crawling,
walking, head and neck control, and even swallowing.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, located in Memphis, Tennessee, is one of the world's premier centers for research and treatment of catastrophic diseases in children, primarily pediatric cancers.
WARMING FAMILIES Across Oregon
Warming Families is a new crafting project to get everyone
involved in helping to provide handmade blankets(knitted,
crocheted, or quilted),hats, scarves, slippers,laprobes,adult bibs, gloves or mittens,etc.
for the homeless families at shelters, nursing & care homes, domestic abuse shelters, & foster care facilities.
Warming Families, a project of the One Heart Foundation, is a 100% volunteer project that delivers blankets and other warm items to the homeless and displaced while strengthening families through charity work. At the heart of this project are Area Volunteers who function to coordinate efforts and locate and supply local shelters and nursing homes.
Wings of Mercy - Illiana
WINGS OF MERCY provides services for people with medical or pressing human needs who are located east of the rocky mountains.
The Illiana Chapter provides flights for people living in Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Iowa, Wisconsin, Ohio and Kentucky.
Wings of Mercy - MINNESOTA
WINGS OF MERCY INC. provides FREE AIR TRANSPORTATION for people with limited financial means who need treatment at distant medical facilities or for other compassionate needs.
Wings of Mercy - West Michigan
WINGS OF MERCY INC. provides FREE AIR TRANSPORTATION for people with limited financial means who need treatment at distant medical facilities.
Writing.Com: The Reason For The Season
It is my sincerest wish that you will read this in its entirety! This has the potential to benefit a great many people not only this Christmas, but for a long time to come. See bottom for charity details.
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Acts of Kindness
Create kindness in your community. Whether you are an individual who wishes to make kindness a daily practice, or someone who wants to promote kindness in your community or workplace, we have free ideas and materials for you!" /
ALS/MND Support for Caregivers and Persons with ALS/MND
a support network for Persons with ALS (PALS) and Caregivers of Persons with ALS (CALS). I have a lot of stories from PALS & CALS, the latest research items as well as the Canadian March of Faces among other things on the site that benefit mainly those that are newly diagnosed with ALS.
American Cancer Society
Anything you need to know about Cancer. They were kind enough to let us link to them. If you have any questions at all concerning cancer this is where to look. Thank you!
Amputee Coalition of America, ACA
Amputee Coalition of America is a national non-profit organization providing extensive resources, peer support, outreach and education to individual amputees, amputee caregivers, limb loss professionals and those dealing with the effects of limb loss.
ANGEL FLIGHT of GA
Angel Flight of Georgia, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization providing free air transportation to and from treatment facilities for those with medical needs who are financially distressed or unable to travel on public transportation. Missions include transplant, compassionate care, routine treatment flights, and others referred to us by healthcare providers.
Angels Touch Crochet For Charity
We are a group of crocheters dedicated to using our skills to improve the lives of others. A short list of what we donate, afghans, baby afghans, shawls, preemie outfits, and much, much more. If you have a skill at crocheting or knitting, or sewing or anything, we would love to have you as an Angel!
Angels' Arms Children's Home
Angels' Arms is a nurturing home for foster children until a forever home can be found. We strive to keep sblings together in their time of need. Angels' Arms is a private not-for profit foster care home. We receive no public funding, but donations are tax deductible.
Arianna's Fight for Life With Tuberous Sclerosis
This site is about my daughter who is a fighter, a ray of light and an inspiration to all that know her. She was born w/ a huge tumor blocking her left ventricle in her heart and at 4 days old she underwent a drastic open heart surgery.This is her battle w/ TS. Please help me raise awareness for TSC and please check out her site
Aschdon Lorenz Birkle - SMA
Aschdon has SMA and is searching for a cure for this terrible disease. Please visit his page, and the others on Our-SMA-angels.
Babyloss is an exclusively online resource for anyone whose life has been touched by pregnancy loss, stillbirth or neonatal death.
Band-Aides and Blackboards
The intent of the site is to sensitize people to what it's like to grow up with a medical problem. Too often, youngsters so affected must cope with stigma as well as with their medical conditions. Teasing often accompanies this stigma, and adds a layer of pain to their experience of childhood. Unnecessary pain. Pain that isolates. Pain that affects not only the children who look or act or even just feel different, but all of the children in the classroom.
BASE Camp Children's Cancer Foundation
B.A.S.E. Camp has a two fold meaning; First it is an acronym for Believe, Achieve, Support, and Educate; Second it symbolizes the encampment that is set up at the base of a mountain that is about to be climbed. We feel that AIDS/HIV, cancer, sickle cell anemia, hemophilia and other rare/orphan hematology diseases are just such mountains in children’s lives. Our members are patients, mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, sons and daughters. Different from once in a lifetime wish organization or annual camps, B.A.S.E. Camp makes a difference in children’s lives on a regular basis. Our programs focus on "being normal," participating in peer groups that children who are not affected by life challenging illnesses take for granted.
BEREAVED PARENTS of the USA
Bereaved Parents of the USA (BP/USA) is a nationwide organization designed to aid and support bereaved parents and their families who are struggling to survive their grief after the death of a child.
Bereavement Publishing - Your source for support on issues related to grief, bereavement and death
BEV'S COUNTRY COTTAGE
Free crochet and knit patterns galore for charity and home! Includes, preemie hats and booties, hats and mittens for the homeless, household items, Barbie clothes, and charity links to send the items to.
Blankets For Canada Society Inc
We encourage people to knit or crochet 8 inch squares (or full blankets). Quilters welcome also. 48 squares make a blanket 48" X 64" (6 sq wide by 8 high) Completed blankets are given to the organizations in the local area that care for people without shelter or in need of warmth.
CANDLELIGHTERS Childhood Cancer Foundation
Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation® (CCCF) is a national non-profit membership organization whose mission is to educate, support, serve, and advocate for families of children with cancer, survivors of childhood cancer, and the professionals who care for them.
CaringBridge(tm) (www.caringbridge.org) is a free, easy-to-use Internet service developed to keep friends and family informed during important life events, including adoptions, childbirth, medical treatment, rehabilitation and end-of-life care. As a nonprofit organization we rely on donations to help us continue our mission of providing this service keeping your communities in touch and informed. To date more than 12,000 personalized Web sites have been created, resulting in more than 45 million visits and more than 1.6 million guestbook entries.
The Castle Of Hope For Lost Souls
The Castle of Hope for Lost Souls is a tax exempt non profit organization. Our goal is to help lost souls find themselves. To help those who have dug holes for themselves out of those holes. To victims of injustice find justice. To help our young people find a path away from crime before they end up in prison. To help addicts rid themselves of their addiction. To fight racism, injustice, the death penalty and other ills of society. The Castle of Hope for Lost Souls is a tax exempt non profit organization. Our goal is to help lost souls find themselves. To help those who have dug holes for themselves out of those holes. To victims of injustice find justice. To help our young people find a path away from crime before they end up in prison. To help addicts rid themselves of their addiction. To fight racism, injustice, the death penalty and other ills of society.
A volunteer group dedicated to adding a ray of sunshine to the lives of those undergoing treatment for cancer.
CHILDREN OF THE PROMISE
We are connected to thousands of warriors around the world and our main ministry is that of intercessory prayer but we don't stop there. We will help parents find sources of information to help them make good decisions for their children. We help them find doctors who will care for their child when they do not have such in their area. We help them with financial needs and resources. We supply them with contacts for transportation and flight ministries which help them get their children to the far away hospitals for treatment and care.
Children's Cancer Association
There are many resources that can help you and your child get through this with your spirit, strength and love intact. Yes, cancer takes an enormous emotional toll on everyone it touches, but it is possible to survive its ravages and actually end up stronger and wiser and more compassionate for having endured the journey.
CCA is an organization made up of parents who have been there, community members who care, and individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of seriously-ill children and teens. Through the visionary leadership of CCA’s Board of Directors, committed staff, and caring volunteers, CCA continues its mission to positively impact the care and quality of life for seriously-ill children and teens in Oregon and Southwest Washington.
CROCHET GUILD OF AMERICA CGOA
The Crochet Guild of America is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit educational organization dedicated to preserving and advancing the art of crochet.
The main purpose of the Crochet Guild of America is to educate the public about crochet, provide education and networking opportunities, and set a national standard for the quality, art and skill of crochet through creative endeavors.
CROCHET N MORE
FREE Crochet Patterns, FREE Crochet Newsletter Subscription, Bible Trivia & More. Come in and Crochet a Spell. ... to Crochet 'N' More. Description: Free patterns, tutorials, charity links, tips, and how to read a pattern.
We are a volunteer, non-profit organisation formed in 1999 here in the UK. We attempt to help newborns and their families by providing knitted and crocheted items.
THE DOUGY CENTER for grieveing CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
The mission of The Dougy Center for Grieving Children is to provide to families in Portland and the surrounding region loving support in a safe place where children, teens and their families grieving a death can share their experiences as they move through their healing process. Through our National Center for Grieving Children and Families we also provide support and training locally, nationally and internationally to individuals and organizations seeking to assist children in grief.
eMail Our Military
eMail Our Military is a wonderful organization made up of volunteers where civilians may sign up to support a service member by emailing or writing to him/her. eMail Our Military was created as a response to the DoD's cancellation of the "Any Service Member" and "Operation Dear Abby" mail programs in 2001.
Handmade for Charity
Web sites for charitable efforts that accept handmade items or with lists of charity related links.
Hands of Friendship
we make things for kids that are sick,mainly with plastic canvas and crochet. We hope to add nursing homes to our list.
We are a new group and got allot of project lined up.
We send cards to the kids and soon will be sending to some of our troops.
please tell your friends and we would love to have you.
Healthfinder® is an award-winning Federal Web site,
developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human
Services together with other Federal agencies. Since 1997,
healthfinder® has been recognized as a key resource for
finding the best government and nonprofit health and human
services information on the Internet. Healthfinder® links
to carefully selected information and Web sites from
over 1,800 health-related organizations.
Heartmade Blessings is a not-for-profit, world-wide group of volunteers dedicated to providing hand-crafted items to those people suffering a loss, tragedy, or going through a rough time that need to be reminded of the simple fact that people care.
Heavenly Hats Foundation
Heavenly Hats donates brand new hats to cancer patients and other medical patients who lose their hair due to a disease or treatment of a disease. We have been able to donate over 30,000 new hats to over 125 hospitals and clinics and thousands more to individuals in need. The program was started by 13 year old Anthony Leanna of Suamico, Wisconsin
An Online memorial dedicated to raising awareness to childhood disease and the need for better cures. Contains memorial of stars, poetry, weekly newsletter, holiday poetry pages.
Hope for Healing
The Mission of Hope For Healing.Org is to educate, inform, comfort, help and give Christian support to survivors of sexual and domestic violence, their family, friends and hope to the people who love them.
Hospice Net provides information and support to patients and families facing life-threatening illnesses. Hospice Net is an independent, nonprofit 501 (c) (3) organization working exclusively through the Internet.
HUGS AND HOPE
Send some joy to a sick child! Please read about the HUGS and HOPE Club kids on our pages, pray for them, and send them "Happy Mail" (a cheery card or small gift). Some have illnesses like cancer and AIDS. Others were injured in accidents or burned. They all need encouragement. Their parents and siblings could use some encouraging mail too! Send some smiles across the miles and share a little love.
Indigent Prescription Programs
The research-based pharmaceutical industry has had a long standing tradition of providing prescription medications free of charge to physicians whose patients might not otherwise have access to necessary medications.
We are a not-for-profit organization providing support to any individual (Military or Civilian) needing assistance, in the 7 cities of Hampton Roads, VA, USA.
Journey of the Heart
Journey of Hearts is a unique web experience. This site combines elements of medicine, psychiatry, poetry, prose and images to provide resources and support to those who have experienced loss, be it acute or long- standing. By bringing together these different disciplines and combining various aspects with images and color we have developed a new style of website, one that can be "experienced" as much as accessed for medical information.
KIDS CANCER NETWORK
In 1992, young cancer survivor Kenon Neal founded Kids Cancer Network to provide "a dose of hopeTM" for kids and their families isolated by the rigors of childhood cancer treatment.
Kids Defense Team
What Kids Defense Team does is go into childrens chat rooms and watch for pedophiles and when we see them we turn them into authorities.
THE KNITTING GUILD of AMERICA
Love to Knit? The Knitting Guild Association (TKGA) with its individual members and local knitting guilds is dedicated to promoting and teaching knitting. You’re invited to attend regional conferences and subscribe to CAST ON magazine.
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Society's mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and to improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
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LIVING WITH LOSS
The Living With Loss Foundation is committed to bringing a little hope and healing into every grieving heart. We supply free Bereavement magazines and other grief resources to non-funded support groups and agencies that care for the bereaved.
Lupus Foundation of America
The Lupus Foundation of America is the only nationwide voluntary organization exclusively serving the entire lupus community, including patients, their families, physicians, researchers, and the general public. Our mission is to educate and support those affected by lupus and find the cure.
MAKE A CHILD SMILE
Make A Child Smile Organization, also known as MACS, has been a source of support to children with chronic or life-threatening illnesses and their families. Emotional support is provided by creating the opportunity for people to visit the MACS website and learn about the children and their illnesses.
March of Dimes
March of Dimes National Web site, you will find information and answers about pregnancy, your baby, folic acid, prematurity, genetic disorders, birth defects and much more.
The Missing Link Inc.
Web portal to news, weather, shopping, and Christian resources, offering global, practical help to youth and adults with life-controlling problems.
My Very Own
Children's products were designed by a mom to be light and safe in nature for children. The products all contain pure essential oils which smell divine and are long lasting.
Our company has evolved around the sole purpose of consigning monies raised to fun a non-profit organziation, Love Charlie, Inc. It is our prayer that allocating monies to investigational laboratories will lead to a cure for our son and the loved ones of many others afflicted with muscular dystrophy.
National Brain Tumor Foundation (NBTF)
We have a comprehensive website (www.braintumor.org) with information about
tumor types, diagnosis and treatment, as well as online message boards,
online publications and fact sheets, and listings of support groups
throughout the US and Canada. In addition, we offer a Support Network system
where you can speak with other patients or caregivers
(http://www.braintumor.org/pservices/patientnetwork.asp), an advice nurse
for specific medical questions, a quarterly newsletter, and a database with
information about various treatment centers
NATIONAL BREAST CANCER FOUNDATION
The National Breast Cancer Foundation mission is to save lives by increasing awareness through education and providing mammograms for those in need.
NATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY
The mission of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society is to end the devastating effects of MS.
The Society and its network of chapters nationwide promote research, educate, advocate on critical issues, and organize a wide range of programs including support for the newly diagnosed and those living with MS over time.
National Pain Foundation
The National Pain Foundation (NPF), a nonprofit organization, was founded in 1998 to advance the functional recovery of pain patients through education and support. The NPF is built on the belief that early intervention of chronic pain conditions can positively change the direction of a person's life. The NPF recognizes that chronic pain is real. It is a disease in and of itself that needs to be diagnosed and managed as comprehensively as any other disease. Our goal is to empower patients by helping them become actively involved in the design of their treatment plan, exploring both traditional and complementary approaches to pain management.
There is help available for the many millions of people who have no insurance and can't afford to purchase their medicines. NeedyMeds is the place to learn about patient assistance programs and other programs designed to help those who can't afford their medicines. NeedyMeds is not a program. It's an information source
NIFTY NIBBLES: Where Every Child Is Special!
At NIFTY NIBBLES, every child is treated as a special gift of God. Children can learn more about Jesus' love for them and how they can show their love towards Him through many Christian links for kids. There are many educational links and kids' questions of the month, including a coloring picture and a game.
We make loveghan and send them all over the world to people who are sick, dying, loss of loved one, needs uplifiting.
Operation Letters To Santa. Visit the ultimate Christmas and holiday family site on the web!
Award winning Christmas and holiday site for children, parents, teachers. Operation Letters To Santa offers more than 700 pages of old fashioned family Christmas and holiday fun. Crafts, games, recipes, Christmas carols, midis, lyrics, sheet music, traditions, free vintage e-greetings, free holiday stationery and so much more!
Oprah's Angel Network
Watch exclusive video and slideshows of Oprah's Angel Network history and new projects building schools for children around the world. Read the touching stories behind every Oprah's Angel Network Use Your Life Award winner. Find simple exercises parents and teachers can use to expand children's global awareness. Browse the categories in Charitieis Seen on the Show to find a place to volunteer. Donate to the Angel Network or discover your passion and find the way to give that's right for you!
PA BREAST CANCER COALITION
The Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC), founded in 1993, is a non-profit organization dedicated to ending the breast cancer epidemic through research, education, outreach and advocacy. As the only statewide grassroots organization the speaks to and for breast cancer survivors, the PBCC serves the state's 67 counties through a unique volunteer structure, which includes our Board of Directors, Regional Vice Presidents and a network of County Captains. This year over 12,000 Pennsylvania women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 2,300 will lose their lives to the disease.
Parents 4 Child Support Enforcement
Group of Members fighting for child support. Members e-mail, make phone calls, write letters on behalf of parents who need child support not receiving
Pathways To Peace
In a world of uncertain times, we strive to be a gentle reminder that peace is possible. Our mission is to make a positive contribution to the well-being of our world, and to be a major and measurable force for good on the World Wide Web, by creating experiences of inspiration that warm the heart and touch the soul.
PRAY 4 KIDS
Place the first name and last initial of all the children you know on the list, and then we will pray for all the kids on the list together.
Project Angel Kisses
Would you like to help by crocheting, knitting or sewing hats,
booties, afghans and gowns for preemie babies?
QUILTS OF LOVE
Quilts of Love is a volunteer group of Quilting Angels who use their graphic skills to create personalized online virtual quilts for children with long term/life threatening medical conditions and could use extra smiles. Each Quilt of Love is 'stitched from the Heart' for the individual child.
Quilts for Cancer is a Non profit orginization based out of Nevada with chapters opening in Western New York and the Hampton Roads Virginia area. We are dedicated to delivering heart warming quilts to children with cancer of all ages. Our purpose is to make cancer patients a little warmer and more comfortable. (The body gets very cold when you have chemo treatments!)
ShareaCard.org was founded in 1999 as a special program of the CACFriends to send specially crafted and store bought cards to the terminal and critically ill. Our mission is to bring them comfort and help them not feel alone. We have learned how valuable this is to someone who is very ill - it is something to look forward to and help them make it through many difficult days. Here are just a few of the comments made by past features, family members and friends. Won't you join us send just one or two cards a month?