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Blogging From A To Z April (2016) Challenge Posts ~ Non-ProfitCharities/Organizations (Condensed Version)


A Is For A Kids’ Brain Tumor Cure https://pluckingofmyheartstrings.com/2016/04/01/a-is-for-a-kids-brain-tumor-cure-atozchallenge/ B Is For Bat Conservation International https://pluckingofmyheartstrings.com/2016/04/02/b-is-for-bat-conservation-international-atozchallenge/ C Is For Cadasil Association https://pluckingofmyheartstrings.com/2016/04/04/c-is-for-cadasil-association-atozchallenge/ D Is For Dads Make A Difference https://pluckingofmyheartstrings.com/2016/04/05/d-is-for-dads-make-a-difference-atozchallenge/ E Is For Eagle Mount https://pluckingofmyheartstrings.com/2016/04/06/e-is-for-eagle-mount-atozchallenge/ F Is For Face Forward F Is For Face Forward G Is For Gateway Cancer Research G Is For […]
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Z Is For Zooville USA #AtoZChallenge


Zooville USA http://www.zoovilleusa.com/ Founded in 2010, Zooville is a small non-profit zoo located in Plant City, Florida. This non-profit accepts animals of all species that are in need, as well as offering therapeutic care to native wildlife. Educational programs geared toward teaching youth the important factors that impact the future of wild animals and their […]
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Y Is For Youth Farm #AtoZChallenge


Youth Farm youthfarmmn.org Founded in 1995 by David Brant and Karen Lehman, Youth Farm is a non-profit organization which provides farming programs to youth ages 9-24. The purpose of these programs is to teach, through farming, leadership and promote healthy bodies and minds. Youths plant, grow and harvest fruits and vegetables to feed families in […]
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X Is For Xela.Aid #AtoZChallenge


Xela. Aid http://www.xelaaid.org/ Founded in 1992 by Leslie Baer, Xela.Aid is a non-profit organization in Guatemala that is working to break the cycle of poverty found there. This non-profit believes that education is the key to improving the situation and provides educational programs such a work-study program, tutoring, educational scholarships and Adult Education. But Xela.Aid […]
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U Is For U.S. Pain Foundation #AtoZChallenge


U.S. Pain Foundation http://www.uspainfoundation.org/ Founded in 2006 by Paul Gileno, U.S. Pain Foundation is a non-profit organization that was created by people who deal with chronic pain to advocate for those who suffer from constant pain. This non-profit offers free membership, support groups, advocacy workshops, online communities and more. The team at U.S.Pain Foundation know […]
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T Is For Terry Farrell Firefighters Fund #AtoZChallenge


Terry Farrell Firefighters Fund http://www.terryfund.org/ Founded in 2002, the Terry Farrell Firefighters Fund, is a non-profit organization that was established in memory of Terry Farrell, a firefighter who lost his life in Tower Two, during the World Trade Center attack on September 11, 2001. This non-profit lends a helping hand to firefighters and their families […]
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S Is For Saving Innocence #AtoZChallenge


Saving Innocence http://www.savinginnocence.org/ Founded in 2011, Saving Innocence, is a non-profit organization located in Los Angeles, California that is dedicated to ending the profit making of children through sexual exploitation. This non-profit works closely with local law enforcement, social service providers, and schools in an effort to prevent this kind of abuse from happening. Saving […]
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R Is For Running Start #AtoZChallenge


Running Start http://runningstartonline.org/ Founded in 2007, Running Start, is a non-profit organization that inspires and offers training to young women so they can become political leaders. Running Start was created due to the fact that only a small amount of women held careers in politics or elected office. They believe there should be equal representation […]
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Q Is For Quest Bridge #AtoZChallenge


Quest Bridge http://www.questbridge.org/ Founded in 1994, Quest Bridge, is a non-profit organization that connects low income high school students that earn high grades with educational and scholarship opportunities to the best colleges and university’s in the United States. According to this website, there are 30,000 low income students who are academically qualified to attend top […]
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P Is For Push To Walk #AtoZChallenge


Push To Walk http://www.pushtowalknj.org/index.html Founded in 2007, Push To Walk, is a non-profit organization based out of New Jersey, which provides exercise programs for those with neurological conditions to help improve their quality of life. Founders Cynthia and John Templeton were inspired to create this non-profit after their son, who had sustained a C5 spinal […]
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O Is For One Simple Wish #AtoZChallenge


One Simple Wish https://www.onesimplewish.org/ Founded in 2008, One Simple Wish, is a non-profit organization that grants wishes through donors to children, mostly living in foster homes. Founder and Executive Director of One Simple Wish, Danielle Gletow, decided to start this non-profit after she and her husband fostered an eighteen month of boy, who showed up […]
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N Is For National Association Of Injured And Disabled Workers #AtoZChallenge


National Association Of Injured And Disabled Workers (NAIDW.org) https://naidw.org/ Founded in 2009, the National Association of Injured and Disabled Workers, is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing free unlimited resources to its members who are injured and/or disabled workers and their families. Their help is of no charge to those that suffer from the result […]
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M Is For Minding Your Mind #AtoZChallenge


Minding Your Mind http://mindingyourmind.org/ Founded in 2007, Minding Your Mind, is a non-profit organization in Ardmore, PA, that offers programs that help to understand and put an end to the stigma of mental illness. These programs open communication about mental health and suicide prevention. According to their website suicide between the ages of 14-23 is […]
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L Is For Lily’s Legacy #AtoZChallenge


Lily’s Legacy http://www.lilyslegacy.org/ Lily’s Legacy was founded by Alice Mayn in memory of a 14 year old golden retriever that she had fostered. This non-profit organization, which is located in Petaluma, California provides a sanctuary for senior large breed dogs. These dogs are either adopted out or remain at the sanctuary until they pass. Lily […]
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K is for KidSafe Foundation #AtoZChallenge


KidSafe Foundation http://www.kidsafefoundation.org/ Founded in 2009, KidSafe Foundation, is a program in Florida that educates adults and children in an effort to prevent child sexual abuse, internet dangers, and bullying. According to this non-profit organization, 1 out of 4 girls and 1 out of 6 boys will be sexually abused before they reach the age […]
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J is for Junction Of Hope #AtoZ Challenge


Junction Of Hope http://junctionofhope.org/ Founded in 1998, Junction of Hope,is the first nonprofit restaurant that employees adults with special needs. The purpose of this restaurant is to give those with special needs the opportunity to seek outside employment. Located in Chesaning, Mississippi, Junction of Hope, offers not only a restaurant, but a banquet room, training […]
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I is for Immediate Justice #AtoZChallenge


Immediate Justice http://immediatejusticeproductions.org/ Founded in 2008, Immediate Justice teaches and mentors high school girls to tell their personal stories through films. This non-profit organization believes that the media is a very influential form of communication that often lacks authentic voices. Often it sends messages which stereotype or misconceive, which determines how people view and understand […]
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H Is For Hadley Institute For The Blind And Visually Impaired #AtoZChallenge


Hadley Institute For The Blind And Visually Impaired http://www.hadley.edu/ Founded in 1920 by William Hadley and Dr.E.V.L.Brown, Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired offers distance education programs to blind or visually impaired individuals and their families. This non-profit organization also offers the same to those who provide services to the blind. Courses can […]
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G Is For Gateway Cancer Research #AtoZChallenge


Gateway For Cancer Research https://www.gatewaycr.org/ For over twenty-four years, Gateway Cancer Research has been providing cancer research clinical trials in hopes of helping people to feel better, live longer, and possibly wipe out this devastating disease. This non-profit organization deals with two of the three phases of clinical trials, Phases I and II. Patients are […]
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F Is For Face Forward #AtoZChallenge


Face Forward http://www.faceforwardla.org/ Established in 2007 by Deborah and Dr. David Alessi, Face Forward is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing emotional support, along with reconstructive surgery to those who have been victims of Domestic Violence, Human Trafficking, or any Cruel Acts of Crime. This non-profit organization was not created exclusively for getting rid of […]
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