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about the community

This is a community where fans of Amanda Tapping and her charitable initiatives can come together to make big ripples. Amanda herself is a natural giver and leader, inspiring others to lead a life of service, without ego or bravado. Amanda's fans are truly some of the most generous people that you could ever meet. One of the most wonderful things about being a part of her fandom is that it doesn't matter how late you get there, people will always be ready to welcome and embrace you. You might start out feeling that you can't make a difference but one thing I've learned is just how much being a part of this fandom shapes you. It has the power to transform your sense of self, to realise your potential, or to inspire you to greatness just through the sharing and the giving that goes on around you. You see something in someone else and it makes you want to take up that baton and run with it.

taking up the baton

Anyone is welcome to join and post within the community. You can expect news updates, fundraising ideas and events and hopefully - personal stories from those wishing to share what they're currently doing for the charities. You can bring anything to the table - because the more people you can encourage to participate, the better!

Sanctuary for Kids

The mission of Sanctuary for Kids is to improve the lives of children around the world who need protection and are in crisis – those who are exploited, dispossessed and threatened.

Hearing Dogs

Hearing Dogs for Deaf People is a national charity and centre of excellence in training dogs to alert deaf people to important sounds and danger signals in the home, work place and public buildings. They offer greater independence, confidence and security to deaf people by providing dogs trained to alert them to chosen everyday sounds.

Nepal Orphans Home

Nepal Orphans Home attends to the welfare of children in Nepal who are orphaned, abandoned, or not supported by their parents. Papa’s House provides for the children’s basic needs of food, shelter, and clothing, as well as schooling and health care, and administers to their emotional needs with love and compassion. Papa’s House allows children to grow up in a nurturing environment. The mission of Nepal Orphans Home is not just to rescue children from abject poverty, but to enable the children to develop and realize their potentials.

Asha Nepal

Asha Nepal is a UK-registered charity working for the rights of women and girls in Nepal. Asha is the Nepali word for hope. Asha supports, houses and rehabilitates girls and young women who have been victims of sex trafficking, sexual and physical abuse, child labour, and discrimination due to gender, caste and HIV/Aids. With Nepali partner organizations, Asha provides a community in the form ofpsycho-social support, healthcare, legal support, education and training, to help women and girls to become self-sufficient and fully re-integrate into society.

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" I have children curled up against me. They touch my skin, my hair. I get kisses and children come flying at me for quick hugs. I look over at Jill and she is equally embraced. It is beyond magical. This is what it means to fill your soul."

"I think if I were to describe myself in pure feminist forms, I would say I want equality. We want respect not because we're women, but simply because we're human beings."

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