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Give Back This December

With the holidays in full swing, you can be swept up by the commercialism of it all. But the rudimentary idea behind the holiday season is to be thankful and give back. Let’s look back at 4 organizations we’ve wrote about this year that you can give back to.

Guitars 4 Vets

“Guitars for Vets is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 2007. Over the past seven years, our organization has refined a guitar instruction program aimed at providing Veterans struggling with physical injuries, PTSD and other emotional distress a unique supportive program. G4V pursues its mission to share the healing power of music by providing free guitar instruction, a new acoustic guitar and a guitar accessory kit in a structured program run by volunteers, primarily through the Department of Veterans Affairs facilities and community-based medical centers,”.

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Why Not Now Missions

“Our mission is to inspire, empower, and encourage vulnerable populations to reach their full potential. We are working locally with refugees and overseas we are currently working in Nepal to help provide education to children and families who can’t afford it,”.

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Time of The Month Club

“Time of the Month Club is an incorporated 501 c 3 nonprofit organization that collects period supplies for women who are homeless. We help people organize donation drives at their school, college, work, church, club, wherever. We also take cash donations and use that money to buy supplies at the lowest possible prices. We advocate on issues related to homelessness and try to do education along with collective drives,”.

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Dryhootch

“The idea was to set up a community center run by other veterans so it’s a safe place and we built it around a coffee shop. We said let’s make a coffee shop where veterans can have a cup of coffee, sit down if they want to and as they become comfortable they can reach out for help. We have music on the weekends. It’s a more gentle approach to mental health,” .

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