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$5,500 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Your gift of $5,500 will give a group of kids in Darfur the opportunity to learn. With $5,500 we can rebuild a schoolroom that was destroyed. We can fill it with tables, chairs and a blackboard. We can train a teacher. more

$160 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Provide Job Training Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

Adult job skill training

National Housing Trust

A donation of $160 will help an adult pursue a better life through job training and counseling. Our residents receive career counseling, resume assistance, pre-employment training and direct job placement. more

$15 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Publish writing Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

2 Student Anthologies

Writers in the Schools

This gift will provide a required match for classroom anthologies for two students. WITS anthologies showcase the original stories and poems of children written over during a yearlong program that develops strong writing, thinking, and speaking skills to prepare children for a challenging world. more

$500 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Promote Leadership Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

Trip to Washington, DC

Seeds of Peace Inc.

Your gift will fund a two-day trip to Washington for one Seed to speak with government officials. Seeds are selected for their leadership skills. more

$250 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Your gift will support the promotion and hosting of a community screening, bringing together community leaders, citizens and organizational partners. more

$25 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Your gift will supply a classroom teacher with an educational packet, including a discussion guide, suggested classroom activities and a 10-minute video selection of an ITVS program. more

$100 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Help A Parent Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

One life skills course

Mercy Housing

Your gift enables one resident to participate in a six-week life skills course designed for single parents. more

$30 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Inspire minds Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

Cultural field trips

Writers in the Schools

This gift will enable three students to take a field trip to a cultural venue where they will use art or nature to inspire and enhance their writing. Your support will provide a required match for a field trip as part of a full-year program that engages children in the pleasure and power of reading and writing. more

$65 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Your contribution of $65 supports one month of intensive literacy tutoring for a small group of Deaf high schoolers. The tutors focus on reading fluency, reading comprehension, and writing skills. Other academic subjects and basic study skills are included as needed. more

$50 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Generate Success Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

Computer training

Per Scholas

Your donation will ensure that one low-income child will receive the guidance, training and support needed to effectively master educational internet usage. Knowledge leads to empowerment and empowerment leads to success. more

$45 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Inspire Dreams Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

15 beautiful volumes

First Book

Your gift will place 15 brand new volumes into the hands of children who need them most. more

$100 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Educate A Child Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

6 months of night school

Barefoot College

Your donation will educate one child for six months in night school. Instruction in the Night Schools is informal and focused on practical knowledge. Since most children tend cattle, they learn animal husbandry along with reading and math. more