"Merlin German (November 15, 1985 – April 11, 2008) was a United States Marine sergeant stationed in Iraq who survived a roadside bomb blast in 2005. He became a symbol of recovery throughout the United States, soon known as the "Miracle Marine," during the 17 months he spent hospitalized following the blast. German eventually regained the ability to walk, and set up a charity for child burn victims. Just over three years after the blast, he died following a minor skin graft surgery." Wiki
Count the Kicks is a UK registered charity that aims to empower mums to be with knowledge and confidence throughout their pregnancy. A baby’s movement indicate its wellbeing and by understanding their baby, mums can be empowered to trust their instincts and ensure the healthy delivery of their baby. Count the Kicks was set up in 2009 by Sophia Wyatt following the stillbirth of her daughter Chloe. Determined to ensure more mums did not experience this tragedy.
The Barnes & Noble supports pre-K-12 schools and not-for-profit arts & literacy organizations. Fundraising opportunities at the local level include in-store bookfairs & holiday gift-wrapping. Programs are set up at the store level. Ask store manager for info. They also offer a limited # of sponsorships & donations located in the community or communities in which they operate. Information: http://www.barnesandnobleinc.com/our_company/sponsorship/sponsorship_local/donations_local.html
Strummerville is a registered charity that gives support to aspiring musicians and help to projects that help change the world through music. Set up by the friends and family of Joe Strummer in the year after his death, the charity seeks to reflect Joe's unique contribution to the music world by offering support, resources and performance opportunities to artists who would not normally have access to them.
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