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LIF Infant

Member since 10/12

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Favorite Charity

ST. Jude

Posted 12/12/14 3:45 PM
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LIF Adult

Member since 9/09

1757 total posts


Favorite Charity

I do not always give to established charities. Sometimes a story catches my heart.

I just sent a check for $100 to the Tarrant Police Charitable Fund which will be given to the poor hungry woman who was caught stealing five eggs - just five eggs! - from the Dollar Store last weekend in order to feed the six kids she cares for and herself in Tarrant, Alabama. The family hadn't eaten in days and lives on almost nothing a month. The rookie policeman who was called to the scene knew the woman, and knew she was destitute, so the dear, sweet man bought the eggs and gave them to her. Unknown to him, someone filmed him doing it and caught her grateful response of hugging him which went viral worldwide.

I called the Tarrant Police yesterday using a number posted in a New York newspaper and was told a fund just had been set up the day before at the People's Credit Union for her, and to make a check or money order out to the "Tarrant Police Charitable Fund" and label it for "Johnson".

If anyone would like to help this woman and family in any amount, the address is:

Tarrant Police Charitable Fund
1140 Ford Avenue
Tarrant, Alabama 35217

Any questions, its number is: 205-849-2811

Message edited 12/12/2014 4:18:16 PM.

Posted 12/12/14 4:06 PM

LIF Adolescent

Member since 6/12

523 total posts


Favorite Charity

The INN in Hempstead

We also find ways to give to those we know personally are in need, even when we don't have the money there are other ways to help out.

Posted 12/12/14 4:11 PM

LIF Adult

Member since 2/11

4789 total posts


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St. Judes

Posted 12/12/14 4:17 PM

You make me happy

Member since 5/05

2461 total posts

cause you are gray.

Re: Favorite Charity

Hearts United for Animals

Posted 12/12/14 4:34 PM

LIF Adult

Member since 5/06

1416 total posts


Re: Favorite Charity

Posted by tann22

St. judes
make a wish


Posted 12/12/14 7:22 PM

lovin' my 2 little ladies!

Member since 5/05

7401 total posts


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Posted 12/12/14 7:40 PM

You're My Home <3

Member since 11/06

14815 total posts


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NY Metro Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS)

International Brain Research Foundation

Wounded Warriors


Mothers Against Drunk Driving - National

Posted 12/12/14 7:42 PM

So in Love with my DS

Member since 1/11

1122 total posts


Favorite Charity

Partners in health by Paul Farmer

Posted 12/13/14 6:40 AM

I need a nap!

Member since 5/05

22071 total posts


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Posted by sunnygirl

Best friends animal society
Wounded warriors

Love Best Friends!

And Make-A-Wish
Hole in the wall gang (started by Paul Newman)

Posted 12/13/14 8:46 AM

LIF Zygote

Member since 12/14

27 total posts


Re: Favorite Charity

National Down Syndrome Society
St. Jude

Posted 12/13/14 11:49 AM

3 boys and a princess!

Member since 11/08

8178 total posts


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Ronald McDknald house.

We have had to stay there a few times. It is a truly wonderful resource for parents who are dealing with a sick child. I can't say enough good things about them.

Posted 12/13/14 2:40 PM

LIF Adolescent

Member since 9/07

813 total posts


Re: Favorite Charity

St. Jude

Posted 12/13/14 5:06 PM

My 2 Girls

Member since 2/09

20494 total posts


Favorite Charity

Sophia's Cure or another SMA charity

Posted 12/13/14 7:29 PM

LIF Adult

Member since 5/09

15622 total posts


Re: Favorite Charity

Birthday Wishes of Long Island. They do birthday parties with gifts, cake, etc. for children living in shelters on the Island.

Double H Ranch near Lake George. They offer free Summer Camp for children with serious illness, and winter skiing programs for children with Autism. All free of charge. It was founded by Paul Newman. Awesome place.

Posted 12/13/14 9:12 PM
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