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I have a large income and a good amount of savings, what causes could I donate too? watch

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    CLIC Sargent are a good charity. My family used to do loads of fundraising for them cause they helped us

    http://www.clicsargent.org.uk/
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    Israeli Defense Force
    https://www.fidf.org/Page.aspx?pid=300
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    Perhaps http://www.cybersmile.org/ It is a charity set up to stop cyber bullying which is increasingly becoming a problem
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    Amnesty international, brilliant movement to donate towards if you don't have the time to be involved yourself, and Shelter too!
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    (Original post by MsCourtney)
    Although I am very young, I've had the rather good fortune to be quite successful (although I work hard) and currently have a well paid job working alternately in the UK and Canada. I also have other freelance jobs that I do that do well.

    Since I'm not one to lead a too posh life (Don't have Porsches etc, I have a simple Toyota Auris), I'd like to make some donations to good causes and help people in need.

    What causes and charities would be good options to donate too?
    You can donate a few hundred to me to help me get my first car if you like
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    I often give money to
    http://www.dec.org.uk/
    They can then decide where the money goes. I'd love to set up my own charity in the future, nothing fancy just a place for poor people in developing countries to eat basic nutritious meals.
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    gutted i wasn't quick enough to make the road safety joke :rofl:
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    Books for Africa
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    (Original post by YouGotSerbed)
    A charity I support is Practical Action. They are focused on developing new technology for third world countries. By 'technology', they don't mean laptops and Xboxes but new inventions that help them to meet their needs.

    Here's some examples:

    http://practicalaction.org/floating-gardens
    This is worth looking into, thanks for the link. I have a career related to technology myself.
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    http://bornthiswayfoundation.org
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    (Original post by deedee123)
    gutted i wasn't quick enough to make the road safety joke :rofl:
    Seriously, how is that even funny?
    Besides if you have never been a passenger in my car, you can't judge my driving.
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    (Original post by WoodyMKC)
    You can donate a few hundred to me to help me get my first car if you like
    You already have a car. Besides this isn't even a huge problem even if you didn't have, there are plenty of people who could make better use of donations.
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    (Original post by MsCourtney)
    Although I am very young, I've had the rather good fortune to be quite successful (although I work hard) and currently have a well paid job working alternately in the UK and Canada. I also have other freelance jobs that I do that do well.

    What causes and charities would be good options to donate too?
    If you care for animal welfare, perhaps look at animal sanctuaries in your local area There are tons of small sanctuaries that take on animals that are not wanted and would otherwise be killed.

    A larger charity that I have been supporting for a long time that is really good for animal welfare is Animal Aid:
    http://www.animalaid.org.uk/h/n/AA/HOME/

    Bluecross is also a good one
    http://www.bluecross.org.uk/

    Best of luck with making your decision and I respect you for sharing what you have with others who might need it more!
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    (Original post by MsCourtney)
    You already have a car. Besides this isn't even a huge problem even if you didn't have, there are plenty of people who could make better use of donations.
    Actually I don't, I'm genuinely looking around for my first car after having passed my test last week. I was only joking either way, I'm obviously not going to accept money from a total stranger :confused:
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    The Dmon1Unlimited cause...

    its a cause that allows the user Dmon1Unlimited to learn to play a guitar by buying him a guitar which he cannot do because the manufactures suck, making something and selling it for a billion quid...
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    (Original post by MsCourtney)
    Very funny, and I'm not wasting money on stuff that will help no one.

    I'd donate to something that does something more helpful and is more active, like education books etc for those who can't afford it and animal rescue.


    Do you want something home (developed world) or abroad? There are a number of charities that promote education in the third world. They do some fantastic things.

    Sometimes I'm not sure what good it does when the kids leave school to find their countries ravaged by civil war, governed by despots and exploited by Western capitalists though...
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    (Original post by WoodyMKC)
    Actually I don't, I'm genuinely looking around for my first car after having passed my test last week. I was only joking either way, I'm obviously not going to accept money from a total stranger :confused:
    I'm not stupid, I know you were joking.
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    (Original post by MsCourtney)
    I'm not stupid, I know you were joking.
    Cool beans, just sounded like a serious answer
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    (Original post by MsCourtney)
    Seriously, how is that even funny?
    Besides if you have never been a passenger in my car, you can't judge my driving.
    It just is :rofl: from seeing your previous posts about your driving i think i can...
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    A smaller charity, such as Nystagmus Network.
 
 
 
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