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lovelynugget

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In Topic: Tea Shops

26 March 2010 - 04:31 PM

Both Takashimaya and Ito En shops in NY are closing. sad.gif

In Topic: Haiti

13 January 2010 - 07:16 PM

Where to donate
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Immediately after a disaster is prime fundraising time for NGOs. So they all rush in and put out immediate appeals before there’s any clear idea of what or how much they can actually help. Only fund those that already have an office established in country because of the amount of time and money it takes to get anything more than just search and rescue up and running. If you want to move into anything such as temporary shelters, food distribution, those with an already established presence will know the people and systems better and be able to work more quickly and less expensively.

I prefer for people to try to support small, local CBOs [Community-based organizations] as they are already on the ground responding, and will be helping in the country for a long time.

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In Topic: Tea Shops

11 January 2010 - 05:03 AM

For Chinese teas, without a doubt, The Tea Gallery on Allen St.
For Japanese teas, Ito En (as per Orik)
For Korean teas, Franchia

In Topic: The Cover's Better

24 August 2009 - 11:41 PM

The Stars' version of This Charming Man

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In Topic: Today I played...

24 August 2009 - 11:39 PM

The great Bill Withers