What are your favourite charities?

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What are your favourite charities?

Post by BlackBird » Thu Jul 09, 2009 9:42 am

Hey guys.

What are your favourite charitable organisations?

I'm fond of:

http://www.thaistudentcharity.org/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; - Great charity helping poor Thai students get ahead with their studies, rather than a life in the paddy fields - Run by former Monk and Author Peter Robinson.
http://www.buddhanet.net/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; - Always good to help promote the Dhamma.
and http://www.liberationprisonproject.org/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; - They're a great cause, helping to teach and reach out to those who deserve a 2nd chance.

I've sort of just stumbled upon all 3 of these, and tbh I don't know of many charities beyond those who advertise on my television and come door knocking.

Perhaps everyone can share their favourite charities and we can expand our Dana-horizons

Hope you have a Dhamma-filled day
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Re: What are your favourite charities?

Post by Cittasanto » Thu Jul 09, 2009 10:06 am

how about the homeless fella down the road
or the local hospice
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Re: What are your favourite charities?

Post by Annapurna » Thu Jul 09, 2009 11:21 am

In addition to that perhaps start with people in the forums I frequent, who say things like:

"How can I live on 1 $ a day for the next months, please help me find a cheap diet."

"Homeless"....

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Re: What are your favourite charities?

Post by BlackBird » Thu Jul 09, 2009 9:38 pm

Manapa wrote:how about the homeless fella down the road

or the local hospice
Well we don't have many homeless people where I live - You can't go into town and expect to find one.
The local hospice is a great idea though - Probably wouldn't have thought of that :smile:

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