Patricia K. is the Super Shopper for iGive this month!  Patricia has raised nearly $200 for her cause, St. Matthew’s UMC, Bowie, MD.

Inspired by the words of John Wesley:  “Do all the good you can, By all the means you can, In all the ways you can, In all the places you can, At all the times you can, To all the people you can, As long as ever you can.”

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“All are welcome at St. Matthew’s. Everyone is invited to join in worship, education, fellowship and mission opportunities.  Come just as you are to share in prayer and praise. We are a vibrant, loving congregation dedicated to making the world a better place and sharing the love of Christ with all of God’s children. No matter who you are, where you came from, or where you are going, there is a place for you here and we hope you will join us!”Blue Nile Canada

As a thank you for her efforts on behalf of her Cause, Patricia will receive a pair of 14k gold earrings from iGive partner, Blue Nile Canada.

 

Karan C. is this month’s Super Shopper! Karan raised over $1,000 in one month.

That’s right – OVER ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS has been raised by one member for Maharishi School, in Fairfield, IA.  This non-profit private school serves pre-school through grade 12 students, with college prep courses and an average student-to-faculty ration of 12:1.  Fully accredited, Maharashi school offers a unique program of consciousness-based education that develops the full potential of its students, while giving them firm grounding in all the traditional subjects.

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In addition to the Consciousness-Based Education offered, the Maharashi School and the town of Fairfield are leading the way in Sustainability, Solar Power, and Seed to Table initiatives.

iGive.com and eBooks have partnered to send Karan a $100.00 gift certificate.  Congrats & keep up the good work!

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Bat World Sanctuary has a super supporter in Diana C.  She recently raised over $140 for her Cause and as a thank you, she’ll receive a $100 Gift Card from Amazon.com to continue raising money by shopping at over 1700 stores via iGive.peekaboo

Located in Weatherford, Texas, Bat World Sanctuary is on the front-line to end the mistreatment of bats.  Each year they rescue hundreds of bats who might otherwise die. Lifetime sanctuary is given to non-releasable bats, including those that are orphaned, injured, and retired from the exotic pet trade, zoos and research facilities. Bat World was founded in 1994 and is a 501c3 non-profit, accredited organization with both the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries and the American Sanctuary Association.

You can get up close & personal, without leaving your desktop with Live Bat Cams and you can even Adopt-A-Bat (talk about a unique gift!).https://www.iGive.com/0Hiocre

Congratulations to Marie W.!  She earned $377.42 in ONE MONTH for her cause, Spay N Save.

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Spay N Save is dedicated to keeping as many homeless pets off the streets as possible through  their affordable spay and neuter clinic.  Its mission is to end the need for euthanasia at animal shelters through preventative surgeries, and since it opened in July 2012, has performed over 24,000 such surgeries.  Spay N Save is a specialized clinic, not a full service vet, which allows them to streamline their sterilization services and offer them at low cost while serving a large population of pets.
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For anyone that happens to live in Seminole County, Florida, Spay N Save is hosting an exciting fundraiser today (Feb 7)! Famed folk artist Theresa Disney will be painting pet portraits for donations, and all proceeds go to spay/neuter surgeries.

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Betsy L. raised $148.80 for her cause, Baltimore Clayworks!

baltimoreBaltimore Clayworks is a non-profit ceramic art center in Baltimore, Maryland.  They “exist to develop, sustain, and promote an artist-centered community that provides outstanding artistic, educational, and collaborative programs in ceramic arts.”  Baltimore Clayworks is involved in many different aspects of the art world: gallery, studio, public art, and outreach.  They hold art shows such as Looking at Ourselves, shown to the left.  Their community outreach programs range from partnering with Baltimore City Parks and Recreation, various schools, churches, and after-school programs, to offering classes at Tuerk House (a support center for recovering addicts).  Baltimore Clayworks also hosts Arc Baltimore, an organization that supports people with developmental disabilities.

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For her efforts, Betsy will receive a gift packet from Calendars.com valued at $227.81 that includes Teacups Thank You Notes and a Harvest Perpetual Calendar.

 

 

Claire H. is this month’s Super Shopper.  As a supporter of Shi-Tai United Fund, Inc, Claire raised over $850 in one month by shopping through iGive!

STUFShi-Tai United Fund Inc. (STUF) is a nonprofit charitable organization established by members of the Taiwanese Chamber of Commerce of North Amerca (TCCNA).  STUF is dedicated to promoting charitable causes among TCCNA members.  Their goal is to become “the United Way of Taiwanese Community.”

In support of her dedication to supporting her Cause through iGive, Calendars.com will be sending a prize packet to Claire!  The packet includes: Orange Circle Reusable Shopping Bag, Life In Progress Memo Mousepad, ChoreChart Notepad, Yay! Mom! Magnet, Custom Calendar Kit and more valued at over $200.

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Congratulations Claire – and on behalf of your Cause, thanks for all you do.

backyardoceanCristy P. is our Super Shopper this month!  She raised $140.00+ in one month for her cause, Canine Support Teams, in Temecula, California.  This Cause is dedicated to changing the way the world looks at disabilities…one dog at a time.

Since joining iGive, Canine Support Teams has raised over $1500!  That’s something to write home about.

iGive has partnered with Backyard Ocean to bring Cristy a 12’X30” Float to Fill Ring Pool (value of $239.99) – just in time for those hot summer months.

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Mie A. is our March Super Shopper! She raised $174 for the Nine Lives Foundation in just one month.

 

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Nine Lives Foundation has been sheltering cats since 2003.  A no-kill shelter that also spays/neuters stray and feral cats, Nine Lives is dedicated to reducing the over-population of homeless cats in Northern California.  They are a true no-kill shelter, and will not euthanize cats for any reason other than a merciful one – if a cat is suffering extreme pain and is unlikely to recover.  They provide home and shelter to many cats who otherwise would have no chance.

 

As a thank you for her efforts, Mie will receive a $150 value product from iGive merchant PaintYourLife.

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October 1, 2012

Our latest Sweepstakes promo has officially ended!

The below 10 iGive Causes will each get a share of the grand total prize money: $6,162

That means a lot of Causes can continue to do a lot of Good!

Congrats to everyone & thanks to all who participated on behalf of their Cause!

Reflex Sympathetic Dystorphy Syndrome Assoc. (RSDSA)

Whiskers Tails and Ferals

Kids on the Block San Diego

Community Coalition for Environmental Justice

Humane Society for Warren County

Karma Cat & Zen Dog Rescue Society

Anjellicle Cats Rescue

4Kids of South Florida

The Family Church (Club Retro)

Paws for Life Animal League