Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Southern California Fires

Raging wildfires have destroyed thousands of homes across Southern California.

To make a cash donation:
Your donation can help organizations obtain goods and services locally to issue assistance to victims.

San Diego Humane Society and SPCA
Help to rescue and evacuate pets

Volunteer San Diego
Support their Disaster Program which allows them to meet volunteer needs locally

San Diego Foundation
Support their After-the-Fires fund which will provide food, shelter, housing and address healthcare needs of the victims.

Next Of Kin Registry (NOKR)
Help reunify individuals and families displaced by these tragic fires

San Diego Zoo
Help restore the Wild Animal Park habitats affected by the fires by donating to the Zoological Society of San Diego.

American Red Cross
On Monday, 10/29 the American Red Cross issued a statement thanking donors for their support and stating that sufficient funds have been raised to cover its costs associated with the California wildfires crisis.

To offer non-cash donations (blankets, food, etc):
Please call a special hotline set up by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services to offer your non-cash donations:

To volunteer:
Search for ways to volunteer at www.californiavolunteers.org

Wednesday, October 03, 2007

Explore causes at AIMforGood

Donate, volunteer, chat and blog about causes that matter to you -- all in one location at AIMforGood.org. A new AOL site from AIM brings the chatting world of AIM to causes such as animal welfare, the environment, youth issues, natural disasters and more.

--Check out AIM for Good

--Create an AIM for Good Charity Badge

--Join the AIM for Good Charity Forum

Tuesday, October 02, 2007

5 ways to prevent breast cancer

Because only 1 out of 10 women who have breast cancer have a genetic history of the disease, what women put on and in their bodies can make the difference. Pure Prevention helps women identify the environmental causes of the disease and inspires them to make smart choices about the products they use every day.

ACT; 5 everyday actions that can help reduce your risk of breast cancer

ASK; get the facts and test your Pure knowledge

LIVE; make pure choices every day

Support breast cancer prevention by making a donation to Breast Cancer Fund today.