Help Others. Help Yourself.

 

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RESOURCES:

•Gulf Aid www.gulfaid.org/

•For urgent help, dial 911. (where available)
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•Childhelp: National Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453) www.childhelpusa.org

•National Center for Missing and Exploited Children www.missingkids.com 24-hour Hotline: 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678)
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•Alsofrom National Center for Missing and Exploited Children: NetSmartz.org Internet Safety Info and 1-888-Nets-411 or Netsmartz411.org Have questions about how to keep kids safer on the Internet? NetSmartz411 is here to help!
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•National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255). www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org
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•American Foundation for Suicide Prevention www.afsp.org/
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•National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
www.Rainn.org
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•National Alliance on Mental Illness: www.Nami.org

•Health Information: www.MayoClinic.com
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•Help Reduce The Spread of MRSA (Infections) Stop MRSA Now
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•Centers for Disease Control & Prevention: www.cdc.gov
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•STOP THE GENOCIDE in DARFUR SAVEDARFUR.ORG
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•Employment Help: Federation Employment and Guidance Services (FEGS) in NYC: www.Fegs.org

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Vision Problems:
National Federation for the Blind (They have a free service, called, “Newsline,” where you can listen to 
newspapers via phone) www.NFB.org and www.NFBNewsline.org
National Library Sevice for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (Braille and audiobooks via the mail, with postage included) www.loc.gov/nls/
Lighthouse International (blind/low-vision help) www.Lighthouse.org
The Bill Takeshita Foundation (Low Vision) www.drbillfoundation.org/
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•NYC and Westchester incluuding Mental Health and More:
Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services www.JBFCS.org
Westchester Jewish Community Services www.WJCS.org
United Way of Westchester and Putnam County www.uwwp.org/
Federation Employment and Guidance Services FEGS.org
Westchester Independent Living Center www.wilc.org/
National Alliance on Mental Health NYC Chapter www.naminycmetro.org/
Urban League of Westchester County, NY
www.iamempowered.com/g/affiliate/urban-league-westchester-county
United Jewish Appeal of NY www.ujafedny.org/
Food Bank of Westchester County, NY www.foodbankforwestchester.org/
Food Bank of NYC www.nycfoodbank.org/
Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty www.Metcouncil.org
Greyston Bakery and the Greyston Foundation Westchester County, NY greystonbakery.com
CityHarvest (Helping to Feed the Hungry in NYC) CityHarvest.org

Ruth Taylor Scholarship: Westchester County, NY Residents. Social Service. Social Work and Public Health Graduate Students. United Way of Westchester and Punam Counties in concert with the Westchester Department of Social Services and the Urban League. For residents of Westchester  County, Full time graduate students social welfare or public health. www.uwwp.org/ruth-taylor.shtml


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•Help Wounded US Soldiers and Their Families
Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes www.Saluteheroes.org

National Center for PTSD www.ptsd.va.gov/public/pages/coping-ptsd-lifestyle-changes.asp

NOW (PBS): Resources For Soldiers, Vets and Families www.pbs.org/now/shows/424/soldier-resources.html
The Coming Home Project www.Cominghomeproject.net

Wounded Warrior Project www.Woundedwarriorproject.org
Operation First Response www.Operationfirstresponse.org
Jewish War Veterans of the USA www.JWV.org
Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund www.Fallenheroesfund.org (Intrepid Museum in NYC)

•Help Others
Stop Genocide www.SaveDarfur.org

Feeding America www.FeedingAmerica.org
The Enough Project (working to stop the genocide in Darfur) www.EnoughProject.org
American Jewish World Service (helping people of different religions through-out the world) www.AJWS.org
Help Those in Danger of Losing Their Homes: (I am Home Fund) http://iamhome.dipdive.com/

KIVA (micro-loans) KIVA.org
Fistula Hospital in Africa (helps women injured while giving birth) FistulaFoundation.org
IAbolish (helping to end modern-day slavery) IAbolish.org
The Polaris Project (working to stop Human Trafficking and Slavery) Polaris.org
The Alliance to Stop Slavery and Trafficking (ASSET) assetcampaign.org
Jewish Heart for Africa (Israeli Solar Technology to help communities in Africa) Jhasol.org
Remote Area Medical (brings medical care to the poor in the USA/Abroad) RAMUSA.com
Operation Smile(helps children with facial deformities, around the world) OperationSmile.org
ONE.org (fighting poverty throughout the world) ONE.org
Keep A Child Alive (helping children in Africa) Keepachildalive.org
International Rescue Committee (humanitarian help around the world) theIRC.org
Meir Panim (helping the poor and hungry in Israel) Meirpanim.org
Information on Women around the World womensenews.org SecondHarvest.org
The Hunger site (several sites where you click and their advertisers donate) thehungersite.org
Mazon (a jewish response to help the hungry of all faiths/backgrounds) Mazon.org
CityHarvest (Helping to Feed the Hungry in NYC) CityHarvest.org
FoodBankNYC.org (Helping to Feed the Hungry in NYC) FoodBankNYC.org
Food Bank For Westchester (Westchester, NY) FoodBankforWestchester.org
Freedom From Hunger freedomfromhunger.org
Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty www.Metcouncil.org

Greyston Bakery and the Greyston Foundation Westchester County, NY greystonbakery.com

Wildlife/Go Green
The Nature Conservancy
Nature.org
Tree Hugger TreeHugger.com
National Resources Defense Council NRDC.org
Plant a Billion: Donate $1 to Plant a tree: PlantABillion.org
The Ocean Alliance oceanalliance.org
Oceana: Oceana.org
The Sierra Club SierraClub.org
Rainforest Alliance Rainforest-alliance.org
World Wildlife Fund WWF.org
AmericanForests (plant trees) americanforests.org (decrease your carbon footprint via planting a tree)
Jewish National Fund (plant trees in Israel)
JNF.org
Green America and The NationalGreen Pages (a host of green related issues/information)
greenamericatoday.org and (green business directory) greenpages.org
Native Energy (carbon offsets: decrease your carbon footprint) NativeEnergy.com

Check-out: www.GlennIsHere.com Software and More
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HEALTH and Wellness
Centers For Disease Control and Prevention
www.cdc.gov
WebMD Information on Depression Go
Mayoclinic www.Mayoclinic.com
Depression Information
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National Institutes of Health www.nih.gov/

National Institute of Mental Health www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml
DrWeil on Depression Treatment Go
Web MD Asthma Information Go
Mayoclinic.com Asthma Information Go
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention AFSP.org
United Jewish Communities UJC.org
The OCD Foundation (help for those with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) OCFoundation.org
National Association for the Mentally ill NAMI.org
Cancer Care CancerCare.org
St Jude’s Children’s Hospital (help children with cancer) StJude.org
Israeli Cancer Research Fund Icrfonline.org
American Head and Neck Society (cancer) Headandneckcancer.org
Commonweal (retreats for those with cancer; and other types of programs) Commonweal.org
Remote Area Medical (brings medical care to the poor in the USA/Abroad) RAMUSA.com
Operation Smile(helps children with facial deformities, around the world) OperationSmile.org
Hole in the Wall Camps (for kids with serious illness) Founded by Paul Newman: Holeinthewallcamps.org
Emanuel Syndrome Support Group for those with Chromosome 22 Disorders C22c.org
Shaarei Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem Szmc.org.il/ENG
National Center for Jewish Healing Ncjh.org
SAVE (Suicide Awareness Voices of Hope) (Dedicated to Suicide Prevention) SAVE.org
Take Back the night (sexual abuse and violence prevention) Takebackthenight.org
Web MD WebMD.com (medical information)
Mayo Clinic
Mayoclinic.com (medical information)
Dr. Weil
DrWeil.com (integrative medical information)
Federation Employment and Guidance Services
FEGS.org
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology www.acaai.org/allergist/pages/default.aspx  


Some More Organizations

Ellis Island Foundation
EllisIsland.org
Mothers Against Drunk Driving Madd.org
Students Against Destructive Decisions (Originally, Students Against Drunk Driving) Sadd.org
Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) RIF.org
The Museum of Tolerance (California) MuseumofTolerance.org
Jewish Funds for Justice (helping people in America) JewishJustice.org
The Anti-Defamation League (working to stop HATE) ADL.org
United Jewish Appeal of NY (social services and help) UJAFedNY.org
Keren Malki (helping children with special needs in Israel) Kerenmalki.org
HadassahHadassah.org
B’Nai Brith BnaiBrith.org
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Ushmm.org
Simon Wiesenthal Center Wiesenthal.com
Yad Vashem YadVashem.org
Jewish Foundation for the Righteous Jfr.org
Chai Lifeline ChaiLifeline.org
Dorot DorotUSA.org

Social Justice
There Shall Be No Needy: Pursuing Social Justice Through Jewish Law & Tradition (Rabbi Jill Jacobs)
Judaism and Justice: The Jewish Passion to Repair the World (Rabbi Sidney Schwarz)
Uri L’ Tzedek
 www.utzedek.org/

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Food: It’s Free to Donate!
thehungersite.com (free: just click at the website and their advertisers make a donation) Also, related sites on child health, breast cancer, animal rescue, the environment. (Note: I am not affiliated with the products they sell.)
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