I’m getting so excited I can hardly wait. Less then 48 hours before I leave on my trip. My amazing family and friends have offered support to the following causes. I will pray for them as I walk. I can feel my heart 0pening and my steps lightening already. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.
The organizations we are supporting include:
American Red Cross Disaster Relief
Angels of the Desert – neither the US or Mexican law enforcement help immigrants lost in the desert but this middle-aged former mechanic does.
Bunny Advocates – they place bunnies in loving homes
CASA – “Court Appointed Special Advocates” for children
Disabled Veterans of America
Doctors without Borders
Eckankar Canada – offered in support of families finding spiritual connections in Penticton, BC.
Edna Adam University Hospital in Somaliland – Works for the eradication of Female Genital Mutilation
Fistula Foundation – An obstetric fistula (most common in developing countries) is a hole between a woman’s birth passage and one or more of her internal organs.
Human Race Walk – a nationwide community fundraising event for many nonprofit organizations
Last Mask Center – creates shamanic community devoted to diversity, spiritual adulthood, and stepping up with an open heart
Menlo Station High School Continuing Education for Young Parents (CEYP) Program
Panzi Foundation USA-supporting the work of a hospital working to help rape victims, especially to provide fibula surgeries in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Raincoast Converation Foundation – a team of conservationists and scientists working to protect the lands, waters and wildlife of coastal British Columbia
Relay for Life (cancer)
Rev. Roger Christie ( THC Ministry) – outsider minister working to legalize the use of plant medicine in religious ceremony
Ronald McDonald House
Saint Francis Catholic Kitchen – feeds Santa Cruz’s homeless population
Saint Jude Children’s Hospital
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter
Sisters of the Road – they work to alleviate hunger, isolation, and violence among Portland’s homeless people
Tsogyal Latso Fund – provides financial support and medical care to the 14 Tsogyal Latso nuns and perpetuates a sacred Tibetan divine feminine holy site
Whale and Dolphin Watch – Combats the negative effect on all sea life of Navy and Sound wave testing in the oceans