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http://www.bccarehouse.org/

CARE House provides services and resources for children who are victims of sexual abuse and severe physical abuse. Their services are provided in a home-like environment where children feel safe and comfortable.

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http://www.casaesperanzanm.org/

Casa Esperanza works with area hospitals to extend the best “human” care available. They provide appropriate housing and emotional support for patients and their families who reside temporarily in Albuquerque while the patient receives treatment. Casa Esperanza’s families come from all backgrounds and income levels, but they share one thing in common – each family is facing fear and emotional upheaval.

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http://www.ccasfnm.org/

Catholic Charities in the Archdiocese of Santa Fe creates hope for those in need by promoting self-sufficiency, strengthening families, fighting poverty and building community.

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http://www.morganhabitat.org/

Habitat for Humanity of Morgan County is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing. They provide opportunities for the community to show God’s love in action in partnership with people in need. Together they break the cycle of poverty by providing decent, affordable housing and improving the quality of life of partner families.

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http://www.homedepot.com/
 
As part of Home Depot’s long term commitment to the environment and sustainability, they are offering FREE in-store fluorescent bulb recycling at all stores nationwide. Just look for signs and collection units in your stores.

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http://www.jwcenter.org/

Jubilee Women’s Center provides homeless and low-income women a safe and supportive place to live, while at the same time becoming self-reliant in housing and employment. They believe in providing job training, education, affordable housing and supportive services so these women can achieve and maintain independence.

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http://www.lifeworksaustin.org/

Life Works supports youth and families in their strong determination to achieve self-sufficiency and to make generational changes. Life Works has identified four basic cornerstones necessary to this scale of success – counseling, housing, education/workforce and youth development.

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http://maneweb.org/

MANE is a non-profit organization that provides safe and effective therapeutic horseback riding opportunities to Montgomery and tri-county area children and adults with emotional, physical, cognitive and developmental disabilities.

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http://www.maryssheltergulfcoast.org/

Mary’s Shelter Gulf Coast provides family-style living for homeless adult pregnant women who choose life for their unborn child, while educating them in the life skills needed to become independent and contributing members of their community.

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http://www.nikkeiconcerns.org/

Nikkei Concerns provides health services in a traditional atmosphere to primarily elderly Nikkei (Japanese) in the Pacific Northwest. Their goal in all they do is to provide services that exemplify compassion, innovation and the highest quality of care to elder members of the community and their families.

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http://www.recycleminnesota.org/programs/recycle-your-holidays.html 

Recycle Your Holidays is a one-of-a-kind statewide holiday light recycling program in Minnesota. Residents can drop-off their unwanted light strands at one of their 400+ participating locations during the holiday season starting November 15 and running through the end of January each year. This program employs over 200 individuals with developmental disabilities at vocational centers throughout the state of Minnesota. Every bulb of the light strand is dismantled by vocational center clients and then properly recycled.

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http://www.rmhclittlerock.org/

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkansas (RMHCA) is dedicated to enhancing the lives of children and their families by creating and supporting programs that directly improve the health and well being of children. Programs address the most urgent needs of the community to keep kids healthy and happy. These needs include how families can stay near and support a hospitalized child, how to afford staying together in another city while a child is undergoing treatment and how a child can receive basic dental care in an underserved community.

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http://www.saranamabq.org/

Saranam is a 2-year housing and education program for homeless families. They offer a comprehensive range of services to assist families in transitioning beyond homelessness.

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http://www.thespeciale.com/

Special E is a unique green business that “rescues” items that are left over from special events such as banquets, receptions, weddings, private parties, galas, fundraisers, meetings, conferences, trade shows and more. They re-purpose them in ways that benefit our planet and people in need. The rescued items are redirected to a wide range of charitable and non-profit organizations. Items not being donated are re-purposed into other useful products by a one-of-a-kind network of recycling artists.

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http://www.stlouisgreen.com/Holiday-Light-Recycling-Drive

StLouisGreen.com and Operation Food Search will collect unwanted holiday lights for recycling from November 19, 2011 through January 31, 2012. The goal for the holiday light recycling drive is to collect 50,000 pounds of lights. A portion of the proceeds will go to Operation Food Search to feed the hungry. Materials from unwanted lights are recovered, reprocessed, and made into new products.

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http://tahoesafealliance.org/

Tahoe SAFE Alliance believes that every person has the right to live a life free of violence. The agency works to empower victims in reclaiming those rights by providing safety, advocacy, education and support.

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http://www.thesharehouse.org

The Sharehouse works to bring a sense of self-sufficiency and comfort to families and individuals moving from homelessness to permanent housing by providing them with useful household items that would otherwise be discarded.

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http://www.willowdvcenter.org/

The Willow Domestic Violence Center provides safe-shelter, peer counseling, advocacy and other services to survivors of domestic violence.

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http://www.thinkgreenfromhome.com/ThinkGreenFromHome.cfm

Waste Management pioneers environmentally sustainable solutions to waste needs. Last year, they recycled enough paper to save 41 million trees and supplied enough waste-based energy to replace more than 14 million barrels of oil.

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The provision of referrals for charities, ministries, donation sites and green companies is offered by The Stuff Stop as a referral service. We assume no responsibility for the actions or the services provided by any organization referred through this website.