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  • Deck the Face With Gobs of Makeup (Volunteerism Writeoff)

    Dec 3, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: A volunteer opportunity that allows for direct interaction with recipients and lots of creative freedom!
    Cons: Applying makeup is time-consuming, and can be quite warm in summer.

    Summary: It's 9:00 a.m. in the large, well-lighted ladies' room at the Fort Smith Holiday Inn and Convention Center. Ten girls and three adults stand before the mirrors, skillfully and not so skillfully applying makeup to their faces. Walking in with my ... read more

  • World Society for the Protection of Animals

    Feb 13, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: The human voice for the animals.
    Cons: The fact that these organisations are necessary.

    Summary: WSPA -- pronounced whis-pa ~ facts~ ~ website--- www.wspa.org.nz WSPA was formed in 1980 with the merger of ‘The World Federation for Protection of Animals’ and ‘ The International ... read more

  • What is a Charity Organization?

    Dec 6, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Provide needed services to individuals in your community
    Cons: There are false charities out there

    Summary: Having worked for a non-profit organization in Michigan for more than fifteen years and now employed with a non-profit in Baltimore, MD for almost a year, I feel qualified to address this topic! Charity, or non-profit organizations, provide a ... read more

  • Former Goodwill employee

    Oct 22, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: can get nice clothes cheap,
    Cons: clothing not sized, min wage only

    Summary: As a former Goodwill Employee, I was employed for Goodwill for a year=full time, yet I have seen very little changes made in the company. And lots of things I dont understand. Sorter I loved sorting the donations. It was kind ... read more

  • Labour reaches out

    Oct 20, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Volunteer workers, donations from many unions.
    Cons: In our rich province, there should not be hungry people.

    Summary: 12 years ago, I was the vice-president of the Edmonton and District Labour Council, an umbrella organization for local unions. We got to discussing Labour Day, September 1, at one of our meetings, and decided that we needed to reach out to the community ... read more

  • Children are a Miracle

    Aug 30, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: This organization keeps all money raised in the local community
    Cons: Not all charity organizations give every dollar to the charity

    Summary: I became involved with Childrens Miracle Network 15 years ago when my best friend gave birth to a premature infant son. He was transferred to one of the Childrens Miracle Network Childrens hospitals moments after birth weighing 1 lb 5 ounces. He was ... read more

  • Compassion International

    Aug 30, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Give children hope and a good life.
    Cons: I wish I could adopt more!

    Summary: This is why I chose Compassion International. They give to children, help families, teach God's word, and educate people about cleanliness, educate kids so that they have a future and can one day help themselves, and help them to become responsible ... read more

  • Look Good... Feel Better With Cancer

    Jul 3, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Guided makeup instruction by the industries top professionals & a free makeup kit!
    Cons: women are often self conscious about their hair loss

    Summary: In my opinion, one of the most traumatic things that can ever happen to a woman, must be losing their hair while undergoing chemotherapy treatments. I can't even imagine what it would be like to have clumps of hair falling out in the shower - the same ... read more

  • Feed The Children

    Jul 2, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great way to help feed the hungry children of the United States.
    Cons: Not enough people know about this organization!

    Summary: Every morning when I wake up, I thank God that I have a roof over my head and food in my stomach. Then I say a prayer for those who aren't so lucky... Just recently I discovered an organization called Feed The Children. What caught my ... read more

  • Small gray aliens are everywhere!

    Jun 28, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: I will donate all proceeds to Toys for Tots.
    Cons: None.

    Summary: "You people are too violent…too hostile!" The Aliens say! THIS IS PART OF A WRITE-OFF FOR CHARITY: Organized by Marc = bgoodday who asked us to write about whatever we wanted to. Does he really know what freedom this is giving us? I ... read more

  • Step Right Up! Feed Your Face! Make This World A Better Place! EHHW/O

    Jun 27, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: A pleasant and delicious way to help others who need it.
    Cons: Sometimes, the charcoal smoke gets in the eyes of workers and customers.

    Summary: PREFACE: Before I begin my very delicious Epinion (my contribution to the Epinions Helping Hands Write-Off), I would like to paste in a copy of an announcement by Marc/bgoodday in hopes that others might want to ... read more

  • Charity should begin at home.

    Jun 21, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Real charity is love and caring.
    Cons: Using most of the money and time for stuff like adminstrative expenses

    Summary: How often have you heard that charily should begin at home. I know that I have heard it often over the years. The question is: What charity and what is home? Charity to me is the loving and caring you give to someone or something. It's not ... read more

  • A Little Known Organization That Has My Eternal Gratitude

    Jun 17, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Extraordinary level of truly loving care and compassion
    Cons: None

    Summary: It was twenty years ago in mid-May that my father was diagnosed with terminal cancer. As you would expect, my family was devastated by the news. Our sadness and confusion were exacerbated by the hospital’s ultimatum that we find a home for my ... read more

  • Crusade For Children

    Jun 15, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: A charity that uses all money earned to help handicapped children.
    Cons: other than fire fighters knocking on the door, nothing.

    Summary: The Crusade For Children is a local charity event in Louisville, Kentucky. When I recently saw the televised event I decided to write an article about it. The Crusade For Children is sponsored by a local television station, ... read more

  • Have you given your all???

    Jun 9, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Rally for Life - honor Lost Loved ones, Celebrate Survivors, and Pray for Cancer fighters
    Cons: None

    Summary: The Bottom Line Can you actually say you gave all??? How can you figure exactly how much is enough when it comes to something that touches every life... How can you decide exactly what Charity to contribute to... There are ... read more

  • Take the time and give back

    May 21, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Everything
    Cons: Nothing

    Summary: I am not made out of money, and with 5 children and a husband, I am not made out of time either. Even though my time is limited I still find the time to always give to charity, or donate my used clothes to a halfway house or even just work one 4 hour ... read more

  • Happiness On A Sick Child's Face Make A Wish foundation

    May 8, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Benefit children who are facing life threatening disease and their families with HAPPY Memories.
    Cons: None.

    Summary: Memories of precious time with your loved ones can sometimes bring comfort in times of difficulty and sadness. Make A Wish Foundation helps families build happy memories together. Three years ago our niece had some pain in her leg. ... read more

  • ALCASE--lung cancer awareness

    Apr 26, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Wonderful for lung cancer support
    Cons: Takes a while to get a reply from them

    Summary: You just found out you or someone you love has lung cancer, one of the top killers in the world. Where do you go for information? What can you do for yourself or the person you love? Take a trip on the web to http://www.alcase.org/, ... read more

  • Hearts, Hammers, and Homes

    Jan 25, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Money well spent!
    Cons: I cannot find any with this organization!

    Summary: Giving money to charities is something that I am sure that we all do. Yet, do we ever really stop to think if such giving is really charitable, or if we are simply throwing our money away? Believe it or not, there are some charities that are ... read more

  • Hearts, Hammers, and Homes

    Jan 25, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Money well spent!
    Cons: I cannot find any with this organization!

    Summary: Giving money to charities is something that I am sure that we all do. Yet, do we ever really stop to think if such giving is really charitable, or if we are simply throwing our money away? Believe it or not, there are some charities that are ... read more

  • Be Part of Something Larger Than Yourself. Run.

    Dec 13, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Raise money; challenge yourself on multiple levels
    Cons: Hard on the knees and the shins

    Summary: I am one of the only people I know that never fulfilled a phys ed requirement in high school. Due to some weird scheduling snafu, I never had to take gym class. I never played a sport after school because my violinist's hands were always suffering ... read more

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