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The Door - A Center of Alternatives, Inc.
December 3, 2013

I have been donating to The Door for many years and have taken a tour of their facilities. I am especially impressed with the health care and legal services that are provided to teens who have no other access to those services, in addition to the counseling, educational, job preparation and other services available. See their website for all the services they provide. Many of the teens that they serve are on their own and have nowhere else to turn.

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Was your donation impactful?

Definitely

How likely is it that you would recommend that a friend donate to this group?

Definitely

How likely are you to donate to this group again?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

MY ROLE:
Donor

CHURCH WORLD SERVICE INC
August 16, 2011

This organization responds rapidly when disasters strike because they have ongoing relationships around the world through their work to relieve poverty and hunger. It is my goto organization when I want to donate to help out after a disaster strikes. The donation doesn't go to that specific disaster but previous donations will already have been mobilized to get relief to the disaster area. I trust this organization because it is a cooperative ministry of 37 Christian communions including the major protestant and orthodox denominations so I can be sure that it has been well vetted. Although a Christian ministry it does not proselytize and helps people of all faiths.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Only through reading their mailings.

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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

None

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Was your donation impactful?

Definitely

How likely is it that you would recommend that a friend donate to this group?

Definitely

How likely are you to donate to this group again?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

MY ROLE:
Donor & Yearly donations plus additional disaster-relief donations.

ChildFund International
August 16, 2011

I have been sponsoring children through ChildFund International, previously named Christian Children's Fund, for 39 years. Sponsoring a child through this organization was one of my priorities when I first started working and I have not been disappointed. Some children left the program for various reasons but I was able to sponsor a girl in Uganda from secondary school through Medical School. She is now involved in AIDS vaccine research. I also sponsored a boy in Brazil until age 18 and was glad to receive his letters telling of career plans which only would be possible because of the assistance he had received through this organization. In recent years ChildFund has moved more and more towards helping children in their communities. They have been focusing in helping the communities move forward with improvements to livelihood, sanitation, medical and water safety conditions. Though sponsorship is still a key part of this, they are adding many other initiatives. I am very impressed with the direction that they are taking and the work that they are doing.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Over the course of 39 years I sponsored many children, among them a girl in Uganda who I sponsored from secondary school through medical school. She is now involved in research for an AIDS vaccine. I visited Vietnam on a ChildFund sponsored trip. We met with the country staff in Hanoi and visited two schools and a soon-to-be-opened medical clinic in a rural area of Vietnam. I was impressed with the work that was being done there, its community-based focus, and the dedication of the staff.

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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

None. I am very impressed with the direction that they are taking.

MY ROLE:
Donor & I have been a sponsor of children continuosly for the last 39 years and presently.