Do you know someone working to make a difference in the world? Send suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please include your name, phone number and return e-mail address.
Can-Do KidsThey bring water to Africa, hope to the sick and homeless, technology to the poor. And they're just children–proving that big hearts come in small packages:
Ben Duskin Invented a video game for kids with cancer. To play Ben's game, or to find out more about the Make-a-Wish Foundation, go to www.makewish.org.
Sasha Bowers Her day camp helps kids who live in shelters–as she once did. Donations can be sent to:
COHHIO Youth Empowerment Program
35 E. Gay St.-- #210
Columbus, Ohio 43215
To find out more, visit the website of the Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio.
Jacob Komar Got an old computer? He'll rebuild it–then give it to the poor. To donate to the cause, or find out more information, you can write to:
Computers for Communities
PO Box 1203
Burlington, Conn. 06013
or email CFCHELP@comcast.net
Alex Scott Life handed her a lemon and she literally made lemonade. Donate to Alex's Lemonade Stand Fund by sending a check to:
Alex's Lemonade Stand
333 Lancaster Ave.
Wynnewood, PA 19096
or by linking to www.Alexslemonade.com for more information.
Ryan Hreljac He raised $750,000 to build water wells in Africa. Donate to:
Ryan's Well Foundation
P.O. Box 1120
Kemptville, Ontario K0G 1JO
Or link to www.ryanswell.ca for more information.
Shopping InformationM2 Design's I Am…Blessed Necklace: Mary Margrill's 14-karat gold pendants, which have been bought by celebs such a Jennifer Garner, Naomi Watts and Heather Graham, are available for $365 at Jennifer Kaufman, 310-854-1058.
King A1 Avianne & Co. Watch: The diamond watch that Jamie Foxx gifted to Collateral costar Tom Cruise is available for $20,000 at www.avianneandco.com
U.S. athletes warm-up jacket ($50) and medal winner jacket ($80) are available at www.adidas.com
The Idanika watch from Swatch ($40) is available at www.swatch.com.
The Roots parade hat, ($34.95) which will be worn by U.S. Olympians in the opening ceremony, is available at http://www.roots.com/