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Help after Hurricane Harvey with the Houston Food Bank

“An unprecedented number of people in the greater Houston area are affected by the flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey. The storm unleashed monumental destruction across southeast Texas. For individuals who already struggle to provide for their family’s basic needs, the flooding is even more catastrophic.  The Houston Food Bank has a history of providing disaster relief, but we’ve never seen…

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Andy Caress Melanoma Foundation

“The Andy Caress Melanoma Foundation’s mission is dedicated to the prevention of melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer, through awareness, education and support of research to find a cure. Andy Caress lost his battle with melanoma in August, 2010 at the young age of 24. In his short life, Andy accomplished so much as a college tennis player…

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Frame USA’s Picture Frame Shop

Frame USA has been in the art and framing business for 30 years and counting.  We’ve grown to work with a wide variety of companies including small businesses and individuals across the United States. We have customers who need thousands of frames and those who need 10. We have “the regulars” and the “first-timers”. Whether you’re looking for a thousand-piece…

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June Charity of the Month: The Vaseline Healing Project

“In partnership with Direct Relief, The Vaseline Healing Project is an aid effort to provide dermatological care, Vaseline products, medical supplies and skin health training needed to help heal the skin of people affected by poverty or emergencies around the world.  Direct Relief is an international humanitarian aid organization, active in all 50 US states and over 70 countries, with…

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April Charity of the Month: Visionaries and Voices

“The concept for Visionaries + Voices emerged in 2001 when Keith Banner and Bill Ross curated an exhibition in Base Gallery for artists Paul Rowland, Richard Brown, Antonio Adams, and Raymond Thunder-Sky. Bill and Keith both worked for county boards serving individuals with disabilities and had met these artists in the course of their work. After that initial exhibition, more…

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November Charity of the Month: The Salvation Army

Founded in 1865 in London by William Booth, The Salvation Army is present in 127 countries and operates 7,546 centers in the United States alone. The Salvation Army is dedicated to fighting hunger, addiction and poverty by meeting peoples physical as well as spiritual needs. The work of the Army is funded through corporate contributions, kettle donations and the sale…

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October Charity of the Month: Red Cross Louisiana Floods Relief

Flooding in Louisiana has recently became insufferable, affecting thousands of families throughout the area and causing immense amounts of damage and destruction. In August, the governor of Louisiana declared a state of emergency as many rivers recorded record level height increases. This flood is considered to be the worst natural disaster in the US since Hurricane Sandy. From their website:…

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