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http://fortsillasymca.org/view.php?page=1

The Armed Services YMCA Lawton Fort Sill stands ready to respond to the needs of military service members and their families. In cooperation with post and community leadership, they offer programs and services which strengthen families and encourage individuals to achieve their fullest potential. Junior enlisted families are always in need of household items such as furniture, appliances, kitchen goods and especially things for babies.

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http://www.assistanceleaguesb.org/fundraising.html

Assistance League of Santa Barbara is a nonprofit all volunteer organization that develops and implements philanthropic programs to benefit children and adults in Santa Barbara County.

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http://aysusa.org/

Associated Youth Services (AYS) serves Kansas youth in crisis situations. Programs offered include foster care, emergency shelter, drug and alcohol prevention and community health. Their mission is to advance the social, educational, health and overall success of youth and their families. They envision youth and families engaged in their community, recognizing life’s unlimited opportunities and reaching their full potential.

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http://www.bbbsn.org/

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Nevada is a leader in youth mentoring services. They work to develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting impact on the lives of youth in the community, ages 6 through 18.

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http://www.bgchutch.com/

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Hutchinson have hundreds of members who attend one of four club locations. They serve low to moderate income youth with programming in character, leadership, education, life skills, the arts and sports. The impact on the lives of these youth ranges from a new sense of self-esteem and higher academic achievement to youth being directed away from gang involvement.

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http://www.boystown.org/nevada/

Boys Town Nevada brings an innovative approach to child and family care to those in need. The site has five Family Homes in Las Vegas, where boys and girls learn valuable skills that give them a foundation for a brighter future. 

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http://www.bridging.org/documents/DonateFurniture-ChangeLives.pdf

Bridging was founded on the simple concept that community resources should be shared with those in need. Their purpose is to bridge the gap between the haves and the have nots. Their mission is to provide families and individuals transitioning out of homelessness and poverty with a one-time gift of quality furniture and household goods to stabilize and improve lives while effectively using community resources. 

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http://carlsbadshelter.com/

Carlsbad Battered Families Shelter wants to make sure that victims of domestic violence are aware of various services that may help them in their time of need. Domestic violence is a vicious cycle and there are services available to help break that cycle.

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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.childrensshelterhome.org/CESH/Welcome.html

The Children’s Emergency Shelter provides a safe, secure and loving environment to children removed from their homes through no fault of their own. Children are placed in the shelter with referrals from local law enforcement and foster groups.

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www.cssil.org

Christian Social Services of Illinois provides direct services to persons of all backgrounds with social and emotional needs across the continuum of life. CSSIL provides comprehensive adoption services, foster care, the St. John Bosco Children’s Center, individual, family and school counseling, senior employment services and referral services throughout Southern Illinois.

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http://www.crossroadsabq.org/

Crossroads for Women is a transition program for homeless women with co-occurring addictive and mental health disorders. They help women create safe, secure and drug free lifestyles for themselves and their children. As well as futures of economic self-sufficiency. They also provide programming in the local jail and work closely with women reintegrating to the community after incarcerations.

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http://www.dvs-snoco.org/index

Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County (DVS) is dedicated to ending domestic abuse by providing a wide range of services for victims, including their children and by facilitating social change. They are the only program in Snohomish County providing emergency shelter and comprehensive, confidential services to victims of domestic abuse.  They also work within the community to create an environment which is safe, responsive and supportive of domestic abuse victims and their children.

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http://www.girlsincfortsmith.org/
 
Girls Inc of Fort Smith is committed to providing a safe environment with educational and recreational programs that encourage girls to take risks and master physical, intellectual and emotional challenges.

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http://www.goodwill-easterseals.org/

With your donations, Goodwill Easter Seals is helping over 8,600 people with disabilities along the Gulf Coast. Your donations make their programs and services possible. From early intervention services for kids with disabilities to day care and parent training, from literacy and education programs, to programs helping people get jobs, from senior citizen programs to sending people with disabilities to experience the outdoors at Camp ASCAA to medical assistance services for those who cannot afford it… all of this is made possible through your donated goods.

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www.goodwilldenver.org

Goodwill Industries of Denver works with both teens and adults to help them get the education and training they need to obtain and sustain meaningful employment and improve their lives. Goodwill’s retail division funds highly successful programs in workforce development and help people find the tools to succeed at work and in life.

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http://www.heartsdesireinc.org/

The mission of Heart’s Desire is to provide Biblical solutions for individuals with life-controlling issues. Heart’s Desire endeavors to help individuals become mentally, emotionally, physically and spiritually whole through counseling, crisis help and residential programs.

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http://www.hgrm.org/

HGRM collects and redistributes furniture and household goods free of charge to individuals and families in need. 

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http://www.hopeservices.org/

Hope Services helps people with developmental disabilities to be valued and participating members of their communities. They provide their clients with job training, job placement and independent living services.

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http://www.igoks.com/Welcome.html

Infinite Growth Opportunities (IGO) provides opportunities for personal growth; creates social change; and adds value to their community by helping people improve their physical and mental health through gardening and growing their own food.

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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://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.penelopehouse.org

The mission of Penelope House is to provide safety, protection and support to the victims of domestic violence and their children through the provision of shelter, advocacy and individual and community education. Donations to Penelope’s Closet are given to clients and/or sold to raise money for the programs at Penelope House.

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http://www.plymouthhousing.org/                                                                   

Plymouth Housing Group works to eliminate homelessness and stabilize homeless and very low-income people in housing by preserving, developing and operating safe, decent, affordable housing, and by providing opportunities for them to improve their lives. They also service formerly homeless residents with their Essential Supply Center providing a place for them to get essential items they might not otherwise be able to afford.

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http://www.davthriftstores.com/

Red Racks Thrift stores are owned and operated by the Disabled American Veterans, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of our nation’s veterans. When you shop or donate to Red Racks you’re helping provide education, housing, health and rehabilitation services at no cost to our military veterans. They also recycle just about everything under the sun, from old t-shirts to console televisions and everything in between.

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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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www.safenest.org

Safe Nest operates the only 24-hour emergency shelters in Las Vegas with undisclosed locations for the safety of battered women and children. Their services include 24 hour hotlines, counseling, advocacy, prevention programs, training and education for the general public.

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http://www.tsaabq.org

The Albuquerque Salvation Army offers services & programs to assist those in need as well as a place of worship for those seeking spiritual direction. Proceeds from their four area thrift stores support the variety of programs that they offer.

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http://www.stvincentdepaul.net/

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is an international non-profit organization dedicated to serving the poor and providing others with the opportunity to serve. The Phoenix Diocesan Council has been assisting central and northern Arizona families since 1946. Programs include services for the homeless, medical and dental care for the working poor, charity dining rooms, thrift stores, a transitional housing shelter and general assistance for individuals in need.

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http://www.step2reno.org/

Step 2 is a comprehensive substance abuse treatment program that provides women and their children suffering from chemical addiction, poverty and domestic violence the opportunity to rebuild their lives. The result is self-sufficient healthy families.

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http://www.cciv.org/programs-services/thrift-store

Tahoe Family Solutions Thrift Store offers affordable adult and children’s clothing, household items, toys, high quality furniture and much, much more!
Store proceeds assist in funding the essential programs provided by Tahoe Family Solutions which offers an array of community-based services focused on education, mental health and youth development.

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http://www.temporaryemergencyservice.org/

Temporary Emergency Services (TES) assists individuals and families in crisis situations in order to allow them to survive the immediate crisis they are encountering. TES and the thrift store serve residents of Tuscaloosa County on an as needed basis.

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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.tinydiamondearrings.org/

Tiny Diamond Earrings is committed to helping Seattle area women during the time of transition from homelessness to self sufficiency. Their mentoring program provides women with someone that identifies with their struggles and has overcome them. The mentors serve as an encourager to stay the course and to impart a vision to excel in every aspect of their lives.

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http://www.tls-nm.org/

Transitional Living Services, Inc. offers numerous programs designed to improve the quality of life for those who are mentally ill. They provide support services and housing options that empower individuals to improve their lives and to build their own social network and be functional in the community at large.

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http://wch.org/

The Wichita Children’s Home offers emergency, temporary residential shelter for children. The Home is open 24/7 and serves children from birth to 22 years of age. Last year over 2,500 children came through their front doors, many with only the clothes they were wearing. The Home works to meet the needs of each child to ensure their safety and well being.

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http://www.ywcabham.org/

The YWCA Central Alabama’s vision is to create a more caring community. They are a place of refuge. They respond to the needs of women and their families by providing hope and opportunities in a warm, family-like environment. Their programs and services focus on three major areas: child care, domestic violence services and affordable housing.

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http://www.ywcaofmissoula.org/

YWCA Missoula believes that everyone has the right to a life free of violence and that every person is entitled to safe and decent housing. They are determined to create a community where all people, regardless of gender or race, have opportunities for growth, leadership and power.

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