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Skate4Cancer is an organization that is aimed at spreading education about cancer prevention. The founder, Rob Dyer, is sharing his passion for cancer awareness with everyone he encounters.  The organization's goal is to engage your mind with cancer prevention and knowledge as well as using the passion that you bring to spread Skate4Cancer's message and goals. If you want to help support the issue, you can spread the word and visit the online store where you can find the LOVE clothing line, where all proceeds go to cancer prevention.

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Feed Our Children NOW is an organization that is working to improve the lives of children in the United States.  They sponsor food drives to meet the children's needs and they also work with the children and their families in order to create a better financial future.  

These guys will be on the entire stretch of the 2011 Warped Tour.  If you bring 3 canned goods/boxes or $5 (you can bring both if you're feeling generous!), you will receive a early entry wristband that will allow you to enter the venue early.

There will be a tent outside the entry gates and the volunteers/workers will be collecting the food and money.  The money that is donated is put into savings accounts for the kids that can be accessed when they turn 18.  

If you are interested in helping these guys out these summer by acting as a volunteer (like Lisa and I are doing!) you can email them here: Volunteers@feedourchildrennow.org
Make sure that your first and last name are included in the email, along with your age and the warped date(s) you want to help out at.

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Falling Whistles is an organization that is raising awareness about the viciousness of the war in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Young boys are taken from their homes and families only to be tortured. Some of the boys are taught how to fire guns and the smallest ones are given a "job" known as a whistleblower. Their duty is to make enough noise for the enemies to hear them, and then to receive the first round of bullets with their body. If they try to run away, they are shot from behind by the soldiers who are forcing them to fight in the war.

Excerpt taken from the website:
"The Falling Whistles campaign launched with a simple response – make their weapon your voice and be a whistleblower for peace in Congo. Read the story and buy the whistle. Proceeds go to rehabilitate and advocate for war-affected children. Share their story and speak up for them.Together, we’ll become the voice of a growing coalition for peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

About the war in Congo:
The Democratic Republic of Congo is home to our world’s deadliest war since WWII. Over the last decade more than 6 million people have died, and nearly 1,500 people continue to lose their lives daily. Sexual violence is more rampant here than anywhere else in the world, and thousands of children are involved in the war. Why?
There are a number of reasons, dating back over a century. The conflict has been tied directly to the country’s vast natural resources. They are both a blessing and a curse, making Congo a country of great potential and a frequent victim of exploitation.
Today, minerals found in Congo are used in consumer electronics, including laptops and cell phones. While many benefit from the mineral trade, it is the Congolese people who bear the consequences of a conflict that sustains profitable mining enterprise.
A combination of unstable governance, a history of bitterness between local groups, and international interest in Congo makes this situation one of the most complicated on the planet. It is this complexity that has left the current systems in place largely ineffective. A new approach is needed."

You can help raise awareness about the situation by buying a whistle or a shirt. The whistles come in four versions, as well as the shirts.

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