Hello great people of the world. I’m half of 90 on this day and I don’t want any well wishes or gifts, but I do invite you to give to your favorite charity today as an ode to me on my BIG day.
You can give to your own favorite or to one (or more) of the charities I have given to in the last year. Below is the list. Thank you much.
Hospice Support Fund This fund helps those at the end of their lives at home instead of in a hospital room with people they probably don’t know.
Feed My People A Christian Based Food Pantry for those in need.
North Shore Animal League A no-kill orphaned animal shelter.
Feeding America A food bank for hungry Americans.
Paralyzed Veterans of America Helps disabled and paralyzed American veterans return to the world.
Guiding Eyes for the Blind Gives money to help train seeing-eye dogs for the blind.
Feed the Children Feeds hungry children in America and around the world.
World Wild Life Fund Helps to maintain animal diversity around the globe.
Food for the Poor A food bank for those mostly in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center A cancer research center.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals A group dedicated to end abuse of and experimentation on animals.
H.E.R.O.E.S. Care Combines the power of national organizations dedicated to providing emergency financial aid, employment opportunities, and mental health care services through a network of specially trained care givers before, during, and after deployment.
Habitat for Humanity A group dedicated to building homes for those in need.
Boys Town Dedicated to provide stability to at-risk children.
American Lung Association A research group dedicated to finding cures for lung diseases.
Disabled American Veterans Provides a litany of services to veterans and their families.
UNICEF Works in 190 countries and territories to save children’s lives, to defend their rights, and to help them fulfil their potential, from early childhood through adolescence.
KDHX Community Radio A community radio that features different genres of music throughout the day and week. You could listen to anything from blue grass in the morning, blues mid-day, and after noon is death metal. And their are no sponsored commercials or DJs talking about their Johnsons. Just music.
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary An orphaned animal partnership trying to save all orphaned animals.
Special Olympics Provides those with special needs a forum to compete in sporting events.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital A research hospital dedicated to understanding and treating diseases in children.
Wounded Warrior Project Helps disabled and wounded veterans.
St. Louis Area Food Bank A food bank for those in need in the St. Louis metropolitan area.
The Humane Society of the United States Fighting for animal rights.
Sherwood Forest Serves children from low-income families and under served communities from the St. Louis area, who live at or below the federal poverty line.
Muscular Dystrophy Association Committed to saving and improving the lives of kids and adults living with muscular dystrophy and related life-threatening diseases.
Freedomain Radio A resource for philosophical discussion.
Alzheimer’s Association A group dedicated to finding treatment and cures of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.