Take Time to Give Back

It's important to set aside time to help causes that have touched your life in some way.  I'm involved with several charities and I'm always on the lookout for worthwhile causes.  Check out some of these great organizations I've worked with recently.



Gene Spotlight

Gene Spotlight is a non-profit which provides medical research grants to find better treatments and cures for some of the 7,000 rare genetic disorders.

Check it out!  http://www.charitybuzz.com/auctions/genespotlight

The March of Dimes

The March of Dimes mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality.

Check it out!  www.marchofdimes.com


ING's Run for Something Better

ING's Run for Something Better is a program created by ING to make it easier for kids to get a healthy start in life.  Your donations help support youth running and fitness education programs in schools.

Check it out!  www.orangelaces.com


The Child and Family Network Centers

Providing caring, high-quality, free education services to at-risk children and families in their own neighborhoods in order to prepare and empower them for success in school and life.

Check it out!  www.cfnc-online.org


Main Street Theater

The Main Street Theater in Houston, TX is designed to spark a lifelong appreciation of theater by encouraging young people to participate in all aspects of play production.

Check it out! www.mainstreettheater.com


Junior League of Washington

The Junior League of Washington is made up of more than 2,200 highly trained volunteers dedicated to improving the community through effective action and leadership.  The JLW makes a difference by support adult, children's and cultural literacy initiatives in the greater Washington, DC area through hands-on volunteering and fundraising efforts.

Check it out!  www.jlw.org


Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation

The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation uses baseball and softball themed programs to help build character and build critical life lessons to disadvantaged young people residing in America's most distressed communities.

Check it out!  www.ripkenfoundation.org


Prader-Willi Syndrome Association

The Prader-Willi Syndrome Association is dedicated to serving individuals affected by Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS), their families and interested professionals.

Check it out! www.pwsausa.org