Blessed to Give
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3 Little Birds 4 Life
3 Little Birds 4 Life works to enhance the lives of people who have cancer. The nonprofit grants wishes for adults between 18 and 40 years old.
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Ashley Swip founded the nonprofit in honor of her brother, Tyler Gifford, who died in 2010 after being diagnosed with melanoma cancer.
How to help
Make a monetary donation online at 3littlebirds4life.org or by mail to P.O. Box 187 Collinsville, Illinois 62234. Checks should be made payable to 3 Little Birds 4 Life.
Donations can be made to specific wish recipients through the website.
Apply to become a volunteer online at 3littlebirds4life.org/get-involved/volunteer.
For more information, call 1-888-370-8885.