The final charity scheduled to appear as part of the "Spirit of the USA" program is American Red Cross. Big Brothers Big Sisters, Thanks USA, Earth Day Network, NARSAD: The Mental Health Research Association, American Diabetes Association, Hispanic College Fund, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, Disabled American Veterans, the Arbor Day Foundation, America's Second Harvest, MusiCares, The Nature Conservancy, The Humane Society of the United States Ronald McDonald House Charities, Hole in the Wall Camps, First Book, Gilda's Club Worldwide, Special Olympics, VH1 Save The Music Foundation, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Habitat for Humanity International, Ducks Unlimited and Goodwill Industries International were previously highlighted.
"USA TODAY wanted to find a way to give back to the nation during our 25th anniversary celebration by celebrating causes that are closest to the hearts of Americans. We selected charities that represented a broad range of interests including environment, health, animals, arts, education, human services, and public benefits. We hope our readers will join us in saluting these charities," said Susan Lavington, senior vice president of marketing, USA TODAY.
USA TODAY, the nation's top-selling newspaper, will be celebrating its
25th anniversary on September 15th, 2007. It is published via satellite at
36 locations in the USA and at four sites abroad. With a total average
daily circulation of 2.3 million, USA TODAY is available worldwide. USA
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