My Camino Charities

29 04 2013

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 Legion

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

Salvation Army

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

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30 04 2013
Andréa Daltro

Happy birthday Linda. I miss you. Love, Andréa

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