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January Cause ‘Good Works’ Story

January Cause ‘Good Works’ Story

Jan 14, 2014

  Lhasa Happy Homes Rescue, Inc. is a rescue and foster care organization in the Los Angeles area that specializes in saving Lhasa Apsus and Shitzus, but also helps other small dogs (under 20 lbs) in need of homes.  It was created almost by accident, when the founder went to a shelter to adopt a pup and found it full of abandoned Lhasas and Shitzus. One iGive member wrote, “Lhasa Happy Homes…saves the broken and sick dogs from shelters that no other rescue will take. Just last week, they rescued a little shihtzu who has a grade 6 heart murmur (the highest) and she has already had a risky spay surgery and will have surgery soon to determine if she has a PDA (blocked artery in her heart). They will rehab her until she is ready to be adopted to a forever home that they thoroughly check out to make sure it’s the best home possible for her. That’s just one example of the work they do. I can think of several dogs they saved that would have otherwise been put to sleep.”...

Merchant “Good Works” – PBS Kids Shop

Merchant “Good Works” – PBS Kids Shop

Jan 1, 2014

A portion of all proceeds from the PBS KIDS Shop goes to support the educational programming that continues to shape the minds of children. PBS KIDS is the number one trusted educational brand on television.  PBS KIDS brings you programs that nurture the minds and spirits of children while encouraging them to have fun exploring the world around them. From new friends Wild Kratts and Super Why, to the classics of Sesame Street & Clifford the Big Red Dog, PBS KIDS ensures learning is kept fun &...

Merchant ‘Good Works’ Story – featuring Travelocity

Travelocity is committed to making a difference with their travel for good program.  As they put it, “With Travelocity, you can help make the world a better place through travel. We believe the world is a global community where individuals rely on one another. We know the gift of travel comes with responsibility, and we’re committed to making the world a better place, one trip at a time,” Travelocity has two different initiatives to accomplish their goal of a better world – Green Travel and Voluntourism.  For their greening of the globe, they highlight their multitude of eco-friendly hotels, as well as offer hybrid cars and carbon offsets.  To have a more local impact, Travelocity offers a unique program that supports travelers who volunteer at their destination.  Each quarter Travelocity awards a $5000 volunteer vacation grant to a globetrotter who demonstrates their passion for volunteering and travel.  For normal travelers who want to give back to the place they’re visiting, Travelocity can also help identify top volunteer...