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Poverty & Animals

A few of our Past Projects


Guide Dogs of Utah

Humane Society of Utah

No kill animal shelter

Ching Farm Animal Rescue

Lepar Colony in India

A few of us will be visiting a lepar community outside Chennai india. We will donate money as well as time, love and support to this lepar colony in India. Diane and Phil will be the guides and will stay in the community for some time and give freely of their hearts, love, time, energy and prayers.

May 2014: Local Utah Charities

  • Buffalo Blessings that help the Hopi Indians… suggested by Jan Magner

  • Make a Wish Foundation helping termally ill children’s wishes come true… suggested by Carla Davis

  • Utah Interfaith Power and Light reducing carbon footprint on our planet… suggested by Alan Neuman

  • Shift Before You Create offering non-violence programs in Utah school… suggested by Eric Ferguson

  • VOA homeless shelter… suggested by John Delaney, Eiya Jen, Robert Pooler, John Wansgaard

  • Safe and Sound youth homeless shelter…. suggested by David Andreason

  • Guide Dogs of Utah…. sugggested by Syndi Spencer

  • Odyssey House helping people with addictions… suggested by Deon Elangovan

  • Humane Society of Utah… suggested by Cori Maack

We donated to all of these causes… thank you all so much for your suggestions, we really appreciate you all, blessings and love.

April 2014: India Project

February 2014: Marshall Island Project

January 2014: Educate Africa – Financial donation to help African children receive an education.

December 2013:

  • Toys for Tots – Marine core toy drive. Bring your toys to the Transformation Station during business hours or to the Unity Church service Sunday at 10:30 am. (1111 Brickyard Rd SLC UT)

  • Cozy Toes – Boots for the grandparents at the YWCA

  • Heat Assistance – Helping low-income families with heating bills.

  • Food Bank – Bring food items to Unity Church service Sunday at 10:30 am.

India Villages

2013 Inviting India

Center for Awakening donated sevaral thousand dollars to impoversed villages in India

Road Home

Several truck loads of Christmas toys and clothes donated to the Road Home, homeless shelter

Ongoing Food Bank donations

Friend Faye

February Project 2011

A good friend of Gary Nordgren recently had a house fire which took the life of her father and burned the entire house down. Faye’s work depends on a computer, so we will raise money to help Faye purchase a new computer. Raised $1,250.

Women to Women Organization

We raised enough money last year to sponsor two women in the Congo for an entire year, through the Women to Women organization. We have received two letters from each woman. I will have the letters available to read on the kitchen table at the monthly meditation.

Peace Corps

$2000 raised for Peace Corps library in Ethiopia, thanks!

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