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Provide Ten Vets With Pets

FUNDED May 21 2013 – Thank You!

SgtDavidandCharliePets for Vets rescues dogs from shelters and trains them to be loving companions for veterans suffering from emotional or physical trauma. Truly this is a case of “we don’t know who saved who,” but we do know that love abounds.

Pets for Vets found three-year-old Charlie, a female husky, in a shelter. When they first met Charlie, the depressed young dog with badly matted fur looked like a mess and had been passed over for adoption. After a thorough cleaning and de-matting, Charlie entered the Pets for Vets training program.

Sergeant David Mills served for more than nine years in the U.S. Army. As a result of his time in Iraq, Mills suffers from PTSD, TBI, vertigo, and pain from bone spurs. One side effect of the PTSD was nightmares and anxiety around people.

Today, Charlie uses her Pets for Vet training to support her own special person with love. She is Sergeant Mills’ constant companion, always staying by his side. These days, Charlie is a happy dog and her owner is more comfortable in crowds and has seen his overall emotional health improve.

Your click will help ten other shelter dogs and ten other veterans find the same comfort and joy.

Picture of Charlie and David, and their story, courtesy of Pets For Vets.

Recent Projects

Help Give 8 Mayan Families A Safer, Energy-Efficient Stove: Completed July 25, 2014

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89,600 daily clicks funded this project – thank you!

For women in Guatemala, providing basic necessities like a heated home and nourishing food for the family is no easy task. Each day, mothers undergo a laborious process of searching for firewood, stoking a fire, breathing in untold amounts of harmful smoke, and risking burns. Fortunately, there is an alternative. The ONIL high-efficiency cook stove significantly reduces smoke output and firewood fuel usage, and keeps flames better contained than traditional stoves. Your clicks help improve the lives of Guatemalan families, keep the highland forests healthy, and keep the air clean by making these stoves available to families in need!

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Vaccinate 225 Dogs Against Deadly and Contagious Rabies: Completed July 23, 2014

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90,000 daily clicks funded this project – thank you!

Although rabies is well controlled in the U.S., the developing world isn’t so lucky. Due to misinformation and lack of resources, the world’s poorest people remain exposed to this devastating—and entirely preventable—disease. The Global Alliance for Rabies Control (GARC) has made it their mission to create a world free of rabies through disease education, pet vaccination and community mobilization. You can help GARC on their crusade to eradicate rabies! Each of your clicks helps vaccinate a dog, ensuring this preventable disease won’t claim any more lives.

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Give 33 Cambodian Students A Year of Vital English Instruction: Completed July 21, 2014

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132,000 daily clicks funded this project – thank you!

English is an essential tool for young, poverty-stricken Cambodians who wish for a brighter future. Sadly, because thousands of rural poor are struggling to meet their basic needs, only privileged city-dwellers have access to English instruction. An English teacher in rural Cambodia gives eager students the tools they need to become agents of change for themselves and their families. With a sound grasp of English, these students can attend college, changing their own lives and becoming future leaders in the fight against poverty and corruption. Your clicks help provide eager students with English language instruction for an entire year!

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Give Haitians 120 Days of Access To A Trained Healthcare Provider: Completed July 18, 2014

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Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. Decades of political turmoil and natural disasters have caused widespread suffering, especially for Haiti’s children. Because so many of them suffer from malnutrition, recovering from illnesses such as malaria, typhoid and polio is especially difficult. Equally alarming is the fact that 90% of residents live far from a hospital. GreaterGood.org has teamed up with Jason Derulo, Jordin Sparks, and The M.A.D. Girls Inc. to combat Haiti’s tragic healthcare situation. With your support, they can give Haiti’s children access to Community Health Workers who will provide the care they so desperately need. There is no need for these children to suffer. Your clicks help them get the basic care they deserve.

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Give 10 Ugandan Orphans 3 Months of Healthy Food: Completed July 16, 2014

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Decades of conflict in Uganda have left more than 3 million children orphaned. Many of the life-threatening challenges affecting these children can be prevented with nutritious meals and regular medical checkups, but humanitarian organizations rarely service rural areas. The Hungry Tummies Project works for the sole purpose of giving rural Ugandan children nutritious food, routine medical care and clean water. Making sure Uganda’s children are cared for means they will be able to grow into healthy bodies, and be productive young adults—helping to end the cycle of poverty. Help eradicate hunger in Uganda today! Your clicks make a real difference in hungry orphans’ lives.

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Plant 675 Trees in UK Cities: Completed July 13, 2014

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135,000 daily clicks funded this project – thank you!

Urban pollution is on the rise. Now is the time to change the way city dwellers think about trees! City trees clean the air, provide carbon sinks, and make the cityscape more beautiful. But cities are seldom planned in a way that promotes healthy tree growth. Even when they do survive, city trees are frequently cut down to make way for new buildings or to improve views. Trees for Cities (TFC) works with local communities around the world to tackle global warming, create social cohesion and beautify urban areas of greatest need through their tree-planting and community education projects. Your clicks help plant much-needed trees in the UK, helping re-green England for many generations to come!

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Give a Month of Sports Training to 30 Peruvian Girls: Completed July 9, 2014

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Self-confidence, leadership and teamwork are lifelong skills fostered the world over through childhood sports and games. But in traditional Peruvian culture, adolescent girls rarely have access to athletics. GirlSportWorks challenges this inadequacy through their empowering sports program created exclusively for girls. It’s fun yet structured curriculum increases girls’ self-confidence, teaches them to work effectively in teams, and develops healthy body awareness. Possibly the greatest benefit is the increased respect girls receive from families, friends and elders as they begin to thrive in non-traditional roles. You can help empower a young girl in the Peruvian Andes to pursue her dreams! Your clicks give underprivileged girls access to life-changing sports training.

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Real Impact: Act Where It Matters

With so many simple, easy ways to be involved – from a free click to a direct donation that funds a specific program – your smallest actions online matter, creating real results at GreaterGood.

Already, your actions have given $30 million to nonprofit charities around the world since 1999. That means millions have received help and assistance because of your efforts: hungry families fed, pets rescued, rainforests saved, breast cancer caught and treated, children helped, and so much more.

What You Can Do: Small Actions, Big Results

We invite you to explore the network of great charities and good works that make up GreaterGood. Find the cause, program, or project that speaks to your passion for helping others and start making a difference today.

We believe that no good action is too small and, with all the new tools at our websites, together the results are greater than ever before. Make a daily click, sign a petition, donate what you can, shop where it matters, and help us spread the word.

Every day our community grows larger and the good that we have done together grows greater. Every day we’re adding new pieces to our story. , read our blogs, or join us on Facebook to learn even more about how your actions continue to make a difference daily.

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