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Below are several appeals by some of our beneficiaries. It gives an idea of how your generous donation could be used.

 

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Thank you for making a difference for these Atlanta area children’s charities! Y-O-U are greatly appreciated!

 


Special Operations Care Fund 

Gold Star Kids (typically 9-14 years old) are children of U.S. armed forces members who lost their lives in military activities. Your contribution of $5,000 will allow a Gold Star Kid to participate in a 10-day camp and be paired with a service member who served with the child’s fallen parent. This service member has volunteered as a mentor to give the child rare insight into their parent’s life and values.

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Hope Thrives

One in four girls is sexually abused before they are age 18. As adults, childhood sexual abuse victims are more likely to suffer from depression, suicide, substance abuse, eating disorders, and criminal behavior. Hope Thrives offers a 12-week program designed to help identify the major problems affecting the victims’ lives. The program also assists the victims in finding the appropriate resources and help that will aid them in their continuing journey toward healing. Your contribution of $2,500 will pay the cost associated with this program.

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CURE Childhood Cancer

Did you know that childhood cancer is the leading cause of death by disease in children, and incidences of cancer in children have been rising year over year for 30 years? CURE Childhood Cancer invests more than $4.3 million annually in promising research and supports families devastated by a childhood cancer diagnosis. Your donation of $1,000 will provide 25 totes filled with practical items and encouraging tips to parents devastated by a new childhood cancer diagnosis.

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PowerUP

Mentorship and martial arts are proven to have profound influences on youth. PowerUP Scholarship Fund brings this model to underserved communities at scale. A donation of $500 will provide scholars with one year of classes to build self-control, resiliency, and respect – building a foundation for these children to become successful adults.

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Jacob’s Ladder

Jacob’s Ladder is a highly innovative non-profit private special needs school and therapy center that positively transforms the lives of infants through young adults with any neurological or behavioral challenge – and their families. Students of Jacob’s Ladder benefit from more than 20 years of research, discovery, and implementation of the groundbreaking Interpersonal Whole-Brain Model of Care, developed at Jacob’s Ladder. Your donation of $250 will enhance their Extracurricular Services, including art club, drama and film class, fitness club, and powerlifting.

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Seacrest Studios at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Bone Marrow Transplant patients often battle bouts of loneliness and depression because they are isolated from family and friends. Mobile carts can serve as an extension of Seacrest Studios by allowing these patients to participate with an up-close and personal experience from their room. Your donation of $100 will help equip these mobile carts.

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Thank you for making an impact for the Atlanta area children’s charities!