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"Trying to minimize the amount of cruelty you participate in, I think, is healthy for anybody to do. And it doesn’t mean you have to be perfect. But I think making the effort makes a difference. Making different choices, even a couple of days a week, makes a difference."
- Lisa Edelstein

  • Greater Good - jewelry, clothing, fair trade items, donations, etc. Proceeds go toward the indicated cause; value depends on price of purchase. Also includes "click a day" button to help the cause (free of charge). Contains the
    Animal Rescue Site
    The Literacy Site
    Hunger Site
    Breast Cancer Awareness Site
    Child Health Site
    Rainforest Site
    Ecology Fund
    Global Girlfriend
    Museum Shop

  • Wildlife Aid UK - **VERY IMPORTANT** is on the brink of collapsing. Please support; donate now.
  • Defenders of Wildlife - adopt a wild animal in nee, wildlife fact sheets, newsfeed **PLEASE SUPPORT THIS ORGANIZATION AND THEIR CAMPAIGN AGAINST AERIAL HUNTING OF WOLVES IN ALAKSA
  • PETA - animal cruelty information resource (meat industry, dairy industry, wool and leather, fur industry, etc.), merchandise, recipes, free vegetarian starter kit
  • Leaping Bunny - cosmetics; consumer awareness, list of companies that do/don't test on animals
  • Medecins Sans Frontieres - Doctors without borders
  • North Shore Animal League - world's largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption center
  • Save the Children - sponsor a child, donate, research programs, merchandise
  • Alternative Outfitters - vegan boutique, shoes, handbags, clothes, cosmetics, etc.
  • Circuses - information about animal cruelty that goes on in the entertainment industry
  • UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund. links to fact sheet on various countries
  • Wildlife Conservation Society
  • Animal Planet's R.O.A.R - Reach Out, Respond, React
  • Heifer International - ending world hunger
  • Vegan Action
  • Bead For Life
  • The Global Fund
  • Compassion in World Farming - UK organization, campaign to end factory farming
  • Farm Sanctuary - US organization, rescue, against factory farming
  • Best Friends Animal Society - dogs, cats, rodents and more adorable critters!, sanctuary, rescue, outreach

Date: 2008-04-16 09:02 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dancing-crazy.livejournal.com
I'm not sure if you wanna add these, but these are the charities I work with, just so you know--

North Shore Animal League America Biggest no-kill shelter in the country

Médecins Sans Frontières

Wildlife Conservation Society

Animal Planet's R.O.A.R (Reach Out, Act, Respond)

Heifer International

Vegan Action

Wildlife Aid UK (this one is closest to my heart, in fact, and on the brink of collapse. there's a campaign to try and save it, so I'd really REALLY appreciate it if you could spread the link around)

I hope that's not being rude or anything. It's a great list though!

Date: 2008-04-17 04:22 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] hihoplastic.livejournal.com
Not at all! I'm adding all the sites right now.

Do you by any chance have a link to the campaign site, or ways to help Wildlife Aid?

Date: 2008-04-17 11:35 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dancing-crazy.livejournal.com
The campaign is on the site; they're asking for donation urgently. My whole paycheck went there this and last month. If it closes I'll be torn.

Thank you so much for the link puttage. It's an amazing list. I have to make one too, or maybe I'll just make a post pointing people here?

Date: 2008-04-17 07:19 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] hihoplastic.livejournal.com
I would be totally cool with you linking people here. I mean, if you want to make your own list, obviously go for it. But this could be like our little joint-venture list if you want?

Date: 2008-04-17 07:57 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] hihoplastic.livejournal.com
As of right now, is it better to make a donation than to adopt? Or do both benefit equally?

Date: 2008-04-26 12:02 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dancing-crazy.livejournal.com
To make a donation. The food supporters dropped them.

Date: 2008-04-17 11:39 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dancing-crazy.livejournal.com
Wildlife SOS

You Can Help!

Wildlife Aid

Wildlife Aid is the charity featured on Wildlife SOS. While there are thousands of organisations and schemes dedicated to the vital work of preserving natural habitats, there are still very few who help preserve the species that live within them. Wildlife Aid is dedicated to the rescue, care and rehabilitation of sick, injured or orphaned wildlife. Visit www.wildlifeaid.com for more details.

Back to the wild

All the animals that come into Wildlife Aid’s care are treated and rehabilitated completely free of charge. Their aim is to return every animal that is capable of surviving back into its natural environment. Unfortunately, there are still too many incidents when the injuries - often deliberately inflicted by man - are so severe that they would be unable ever to be able to return to this wild. Wildlife Aid do not believe that it is right to keep any wild animal in captivity and so, heartbreakingly, allow any such animal the dignity of a peaceful and pain free death in a warm and comfortable environment.


A single donation to Wildlife Aid, no matter how small, does make a difference. Your donation will go towards paying for food, accommodation costs, treatment needs and release of all the wildlife that arrives at the centre daily. Visit www.wildlifeaid.com for more details.

Become a member

You can help Wildlife Aid by becoming a member. As a member, you will receive a quarterly newsletter, crammed with news, information about what is happening at the centre, articles and photographs. You can also choose to receive regular updates via e mail, plus advance notification of open days and any other events.

Adopt an Animal

By adopting an animal, you will be helping out with the costs of specialist care, food and medicines that your particular patient needs to help it return to the wild as quickly as possible. Visit www.wildlifeaid.com for more details.

from: http://www.animalplanet.com.au/wildlife_sos/help/index.shtml

Date: 2008-04-17 06:52 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] hihoplastic.livejournal.com
Adding! Thank you, love!

Date: 2008-12-08 09:06 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] housepiglet.livejournal.com
Hello! This is a great list, and I'm so delighted to learn that it's something that LE supports.

Perhaps you could add my favourite organisation/ charity, Compassion in World Farming? The name speaks for itself, and they're not nuts. This is something we piglets naturally feel strongly about :)

They're here (http://www.ciwf.org.uk/).

Date: 2008-12-08 09:53 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] hihoplastic.livejournal.com
OH, that looks wonderful! I will definitely add it. That reminds me that I so need to update this list with new organizations. Thanks! :D

Date: 2008-12-09 01:08 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] housepiglet.livejournal.com
♥ Thanks for adding it to the list :)

Date: 2009-01-08 10:57 pm (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] love-besos.livejournal.com
These are great! I've visited many of them before and just now visited a bunch more. I've always like been like this so it's great to see lots of people who'd support them, and knowing that LE supports such great causes it's like heart-melting. <3 Like ahhh♥ :] Mind if I link to these too?

Date: 2009-01-11 03:11 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] hihoplastic.livejournal.com
They are really wonderful causes. I'm glad you like the list! If you have anything to add, let me know, I'd be happy to put it on the list.

Lisa is a beautiful woman, no doubt about that. :)

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