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December 31, 2008, The Hackensack blog, Two Year-End Charitable Donation Ideas
Here are two ideas, in the event you're thinking of making a tax-deductible charitable donation for 2008 and don't have a particular charity in mind:
Spirit of America. ..."What Jim has accomplished with SoA has been impressive. I've also had a chance to meet a couple of Marine officers who have been at the pointy end of the spear, implementing projects with SoA, and what those folks have done has been impressive as well."
December 24, 2008, The Dallas Morning News blog, Grant wishes for the military
"More than 100,000 American soldiers still face conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan...With a visit to the Spirit of America Web site, you can fulfill the wishes of our finest."
August 4, 2008, GoToGuy.com, A great cause,,,
"Spirit of America is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that supports the troops and their efforts to build relationships with our future allies in the developing world...Donors of this charity will have a tangible positive impact on the future of the children in conflict zones as well as the future of America. Please consider donating today."
April 2, 2008, Scouting In The Hills blog, Green Zone
"One of our biggest challenges is extending the program beyond our small secure borders in the International Zone, but hopefully soon with a change in the security situation we’ll be able to extend supplies and events to Scouts in the remaining Baghdad area and throughout Iraq. We already have basic camping supplies—tents, sleeping bags, mess kits, lanterns, and coolers—all graciously donated by the Spirit of America, with assistance from the Coleman Company."
April 1, 2008, The Huntsville Times, Reservist's projects bring hopes to struggling Iraqis
"In her time in Iraq, Holloway started two programs, Operation Backpack and Weeping Widows. She set up fund-raising efforts through Spirit of America, a nonprofit group that helps military personnel in Iraq and Afghanistan on projects they are doing to help fellow soldiers or the people in the areas where they are stationed."