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Sep 14 2016

donating a kidney

#Living Donation – The Kidney Foundation of Canada Normally everyone has two kidneys, although a person can live a healthy life with one. Living donation occurs when a person freely decides to donate one of their kidneys to someone in need of a transplant. This compassionate gesture offers the individual waiting for a transplant an alternative to dialysis or a deceased donor transplant. Donating a kidney is the most frequent type of living organ donation. A living kidney transplant is the most successful of all transplant procedures. Other organs which can be donated via living donation are part of the …

Sep 14 2016

local charities

#Local Independent Charities of Texas What We’re Tweeting S upporting charities where we live! Local Independent Charities of Texas makes our community a better place to live. Our member charities educate children, feed and shelter the homeless, strengthen families, rescue unwanted animals and much more. Local Independent Charities of Texas is a coalition comprised of our state’s finest local charitable organizations dedicated to meeting the needs of our communities. Our mission is two fold: First, to heighten public awareness of local issues such as food, shelter and clothing to those in need, temporary safe housing for victims of domestic violence, …

Sep 14 2016

donate hair

#Locks Of Love: $6 Million Of Hair Donations Unaccounted For Each Year Our firm Nonprofit Investor did an analysis indicating that approximately $6 million worth of hair donations are unaccounted for each year by the West Palm Beach, Fla. charity Locks of Love. Children, celebrities, relatives of those in need, and countless others have been selflessly donating their hair to Locks of Love for over 15 years. Nonprofit Investor’s analysis raises significant questions about how the hair donations are used. Locks of Love receives an estimated 104,000 hair donations per year. Locks indicates that up to 80% of this hair …

Sep 14 2016

macmillan donations

#Macmillan Cancer accused of – hijacking – the ice bucket challenge – Home News – UK – The Independent Macmillan Cancer Support has come under fire for using the #IceBucketChallenge to help raise funds for its own charity. The organic and unplanned campaign has swept across the internet in the last few weeks, tasking its participants with enduring a bucket of freezing water poured on their heads. One of the earlier people to do it, a golfer named Chris Kennedy. was the first to bring the ALS Association into the mix as his wife’s cousin suffers from it. This simple …