We found 285 posts for charity

Maggie Doyne – Providing for Some of the World's Most Vulnerable Children

Maggie Doyne, an 18 year old girl from New Jersey, set out to travel and learn about the world and herself. She came back a changed person, inspired to help the children she met along the way. Her mission – and now her life’s work – is to provide for for Nepal’s most vulnerable residents, its orphaned or abandoned children. Here is the remarkable of one remarkable young woman.

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William Kamkwamba – a 14-year-old Lifts his Family, his Village, and his Country

William Kamkwamba followed his dreams and changed the direction of his life. He did so by educating himself! As a result, he helped his African village by building a windmill for them. A lack of money for school fees forced William to quit school at age 14. But he didn’t site idly and hope that things would get better. Instead,…

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Mikey's Meals – A Grateful Boy Takes Care of the Homeless

A young boy, saved by an organ donation from a grieving family, pays it forward by providing meals and gifts to the homeless in honor of the family that saved his life.  Amazing grace in action.

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Jason O'Neill – Giving Back for a Great Cause

Teddy bears fill the home of child entrepreneur Jason O’Neill. The teddy bears are every size, shape, and color, and they nearly take over the house. This is because Jason collects these teddy bears in order to donate them to sick children at Christmastime. This video tells the story of Jason and his Christmas teddy bear drives. Additional Resources: Here’s…

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These Guys Make Giving Back "Child's Play"!

Mike Krahulik and Jerry Holkins make a living drawing an online comic strip called “Penny Arcade”. But they also have a passion for video games. So in 2003, along with their business manager, Robert Khoo, they decided to start a charity called Child’s Play that sends video games to sick kids in more than 60 hospitals worldwide. Since 2003, over…

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Blessings in a Backpack – Feeding Hungry Kids, One Backpack-ful At a Time!

Stockbroker Stan Curtis realized that there are many kids in America who have food provided to them at school during the week but who have little or no food on the weekends. And so, in 2005, Stan began a wonderful program that helps provide weekend food to kids who need it. His program is called Blessings in…

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