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  Pass On The Gift
by Sara Coslett
Sunday, December 14, 2008
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How is it no matter how many people
are starving to death… all I think of is
I am hungry and craving more food.
I mean really, what is wrong with me,
that I actually believe this is a problem
worth discussing with myself? Maybe,
next time I should go to the Sudan
and experience the true sensation and
utter desperation from physical hunger.


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I know most people are busy this time of year shopping for gifts for their loved ones. If possible, please take 5-10% of what you have spent on others and give to a charity as well.

One of my favorites is Heifer International, an organization that helps disadvantaged people “obtain a sustainable source of food and income” by providing live stock to produce milk, eggs and cheese; or wool for clothing.

Please click on the above or below link to Heifer International for more about this great organization.

Thank you!

P.S. - Someone asked me if Heifer passes on 100% of their donations. No, they do not. They are not the most highly ranked of charities; using 40% of the money collected for administrative personnel and management.

To get a list of the charitable organizations that give the most money to those they collect for, please visit this website: Charity Navigator.

    

Heifer International


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Reviewed by Margaret Ottley-Okubo 2/5/2009
Yes I am always sceptical about sending money to these charitable organizations. I once sponsored a child but I was not allowed to corespond directly with him. Also I was not allowed to send him any personal gifts.His letters were always typewritten(odd). I am certain that boy never heard from me. My advice: Do for the needy in your own community and pray that others will do the same in theirs.(only my opinion.)
Reviewed by John Domino 1/29/2009
Good advice!
Reviewed by Cryssa C 12/15/2008
This is why giving to the Foyer de Sion Orphanage in Haiti is my passion... I know where the money goes, and the children who benefit from it...every penny...

Cryssa
Reviewed by Elizabeth Price 12/15/2008
Enlightening to say the least. Bravo. Liz
Reviewed by Bonnie May 12/14/2008
Oh me too. Always hungry cannot imagine how it would be if I truthfully were. WEll done Sara. Love, Bonnie

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