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Online Fundraising Activities to Raise Donations for Charity Organizations. Please support these worthy organizations to make the world a better place.

 

Please give me a better life. Click Here to support The Elephant Sanctuary.
The Elephant Sanctuary
The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee offers a natural habitat refuge for old, sick or needy African and Asian elephants. Its 2,700 acres in Hohenwald, Tennessee provide a better life for elephants no longer wanted by zoos or the circus. Here elephants are cared for in a natural environment without the demand to be on display or performed forced labor. You do have the option to watch them in real time on your computer through the "Elecam." If you believe elephants deserve a better life, lend your support to The Elephant Sanctuary.
   Mercy Corps
Mercy Corps is an organization that has the expertise and experience to make a real difference in disaster situations, such as the current crisis in the Louisana and Mississippi. They come in and employ those in the area in the mission of clearing the devastation and rebuilding. A full 92% of the money you donate goes directly to help those in need, and unusually efficient use of resources.
 Please help me call home. Even a small donation to Operation Uplink means a lot.  Click Here. Operation Uplink
This group provides phone cards to military personnel and hospitalized veterans so that they can call home. You may request a card for yourself or someone esle, or make a generous donation so that a serviceperson in a tough situation overseas or trapped in a hospital bed will get to brighten their day with a call to loved ones.

 

Heifer International. Click Here.
 Heifer International
Your donation provides livestock, such as rabbits, goats, sheep and water buffalo to give those in need the opportunity to help themselves and their villages become self-sustaining. Consider giving an animal or share of an animal in the name of a loved one. This is definitely the gift for those who have everything...and care about helping the less fortunate. Be especially generous and give an Ark of 15 pairs of animals to make the world a better place (hint: The Ark makes an excellent project for conscientious individuals, community and church groups). View Gift Catalog.
 Read to Feed for Kids. Click Here. Read to Feed Kids Fun Site
Heifer International presents real stories about kids around the world, plus online games, e-postcards, other fun activities, and ways you can help hungry people be better fed. Looks at Books recommends more to read and learn at your library or bookstore. What better way to introduce youngsters to the needs of those in other lands and the joy that comes from personally helping to make the world a better place.
Room To Read. Click Here to help build a school. Room to Read
Room to Read gives you the opportunity to build and dedicate a school in Nepal or Vietnam. Incredibly, many individuals and small groups have the resources that will build a school as a cooperative effort with the residents of these impoverished areas, and stock it with a library of books. YOU can have a major positive effect on generations of children.
 Volunteer Abroad With Global Volunteers. Click Here. Volunteer Abroad With Global Volunteers
Make a difference in one, two or three weeks. No special skills are needed. Here's a unique opportunity to combine meaningful service with unmatched cultural learning opportunities. Service projects include child care, tutoring or teaching English, conservation work, health care, construction & repair, and more. Over 150 service teams currently support 90 host communities on five continents year-around. Your help is needed now. In special consultative status with the United Nations.
Oxfam America. Click Here to learn more. Oxfam America
Oxfam America is part of an international development organization dedicated to creating lasting solutions to hunger, poverty and social injustice around the world. Oxfam provides the support and resources that local grassroots groups need to help themselves build self-sufficient communities. Oxfam also advocates among national and international leaders to support policies that make it possible for people to end poverty and hunger all over the world.
Doctors without Borders. Click here to help Doctors Without Borders
Doctors Without Borders (also known as Médecins Sans Frontières or MSF) delivers emergency aid to victims of armed conflict, epidemics, and natural and man-made disasters, and to others who lack health care due to social or geographical isolation. Each year, more than 2,500 volunteer doctors, nurses, other medical professionals, logistics experts, water/sanitation engineers, and administrators join 15,000 locally hired staff to provide medical aid in more than 80 countries.
Recording for the Blind and Dsylexic. Click Here. Recording for the Blind and Dsylexic
RFB&D offers textbooks that are recorded on audio cassette and CD for those people with "print disabilities" — those who can't effectively read standard print because of a disability. It started in 1948 to provide recorded textbooks to veterans blinded in World War II. Now, RFB&D distributes more than 243,000 recorded textbooks and E-text titles to members around the world. Your donations are needed to support this effort and you may also volunteer your time to help record textbooks too.

Help support the Space Shuttle Children's Trust Fund.
Space Shuttle Children's Trust Fund
This nonprofit fund was established in 1986 to aid the children of the astronauts killed on the space shuttle Challenger. Since that time, it has provided $1.2 million for the educational, health and support needs of the children left behind. Now you can help support the 12 children left behind by the loss of Space Shuttle Columbia's crew. Mail donations to the Space Shuttle Children's Trust Fund, P.O. Box 34600, Washington, D.C. 20043-4600
 Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation. Click Here to Support. Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation
The Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation is committed to funding research that develops treatments and cures for paralysis caused by spinal cord injury and other central nervous system disorders. The Foundation also vigorously works to improve the quality of life for people living with disabilities through its grants program, paralysis resource center and advocacy efforts. Support the inspiring leadership begun by the late Christopher Reeve to bring a better life to the spinal cord disabled.

 

 

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