It's easy to get caught up in the throes of everyday life and overlook others who are less fortunate. Take a moment to consider doing a random act of kindness, or donate to a charity that spends the great majority of its dollars providing needed services or research (vs. administrative costs).

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Fund Cancer Research

Nick Teddy Foundation

Help those currently fighting and honor those who have lost the battle of Ewing's Sarcoma

Four-Legged Friends

Help those who help them

Volunteer or donate money to the reputable charity of your choice that rescues and cares for homeless and neglected animals