Transcript for Creative Ways of Giving to Benefit Young and Old
This birthday girl had a simple wish -- Dorsey Hartford wanted her 91 birthday was a trip outsider Pennsylvania nursing home to a nearby Perkins restaurant and bakery. -- -- -- died from -- thanks to a stranger's kindness that wish came true here for -- short time. You are important. And -- it did it. This thing. This is the woman who made it happen Laurie rodeo she picked up the -- northeast birthday lunch and through the twilight wish foundation. -- nonprofit that lets you look over a list of wishes from seniors and donate to grant the ones you. Granting that wish is so simple I just had to do it you don't necessarily have to take out your wallet again of sometimes all you need it. A little -- Eight year old Amy Monahan. -- 65 people who recently shaved their heads to raise money for saint -- -- foundation a leading charity supporting children's cancer answer. -- -- My husband and I we lost our son in 2011 when he was dying he asked -- to continue to raise money and continue to stay in my head. Some people were getting on line and in creative ways that -- -- dot -- taking a vocabulary quiz will -- rice to the World Food Program. Through the make a wish foundation site you can donate unused airline miles or hotel loyalty points going see your folder and teachers can get funding for specific projects thanks to donors -- data or we have so much support from our community from -- -- perfect strangers. And from people all over. The world people who discovered we get things can be easy even fun. Allowing him direct impact of the causes you to believe it -- -- -- on ABC news Washington.
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