SHINE Humanity










SHINE Granted 501(c)(3) Status

SHINE Humanity has received its determination letter from the IRS which states that the agency is a Public Charity described in section 501(c)3 of the tax code.


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“I Can’t Get Back There

Soon Enough!”



Armadeus Davidson of EMPACT Northwest traveled to Pakistan from October 22 to November 4 to help SHINE with some of its relief efforts in Sindh for flood victims. He records his thoughts on the trip by posting a video on YouTube! Please watch & hear about the impact working in Pakistan with SHINE had on him.
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Tough Mudders Raise

$2,490 for Japan!



Baylan, Chris Edgemon, Mallika Rao, Jack Browning , Jean Choi, Mark Davis, Dan Wiegand, Becky Wiegand, Shannon Bond, Emily Kidder, Jan Gasparic, Jen Demura, and Emmy Harris were tough enough to endure the Tough Mudder challenge in mid-November and to also show their support for SHINE! The New Jersey guys and girls raised just a little under $2,500 to go toward Japan tsunami relief and efforts through SHINE’s projects. Way to go, getting down and dirty to help make communities healthy and clean!



Tribute Card Challenge



From Nov. 23-Dec. 31, you can make both SHINE’s and your friend’s/family member’s day by buying a tribute card through GlobalGiving. You could help us win up to $2,500 in bonus grants by participating in this time period! Check out how we’re doing on the leaderboard by clicking here.


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In This Issue
Monthly Field Reports

Pakistan Report
SHINE Humanity’s activities in Japan and Pakistan in the month of October centered on on-going medical and medical support services as well as emergency relief.

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Japan Report

More work with group therapy, community outreach, consultation & education, and individual therapy are being continued.

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Haiti Report

A medical mission is planned for January 2012 to Haiti with Dr. Faisal Khan.

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Associated Press of Pakistan – Todd Shea

SHINE’s Todd Shea was interviewed at a fundraising event hosted by George Mason University’s Pakistani Student Association. Read the full articlehere.


GlobalGiving Gift Card Bonus – Thanks

Your holiday purchases made a difference! GlobalGiving selected SHINE to be the recipient of a bonus grant of $500, and you all helped make it happen! To learn more about how, click here.


2012 Events

We need YOUR input! What kinds of events would you attend in 2012? Do you want to do MORE for SHINE and volunteer to assist in the running of an event? Do you want us to host an event in YOUR town? Let us know how you’d like to help and what ideas you have here.

Quick News
Upcoming Events
Dec 1-31 – Hyatt Drawing

– Donations received in
December will place
donors in a drawing for 1
night’s stay for 2 & 2
rounds of golf at the Hyatt
Newport Beach, CA

– All donations over $50
are eligible; approximate
value of the prize is $200

Dec 1-9 – UK & Ireland

– At various locations in UK
& Ireland; contact Todd
Shea here or call
+1 447424440546 for
more information

Dec 9 – Benefit Concert

– At London School of
Economics, UK

– £5 for students, £10 for

– Details available here.

Jan 14 – Haiti Quake


– In Southern California

– Details TBD

Jan 20 – Haiti Medical

Mission Trip

– If interested on more
about this trip with Dr.
Faisal Khan, email here.


Facebook Fan Page

“Like” us on Facebook! We are phasing out our Group page.


Mobile GlobalGiving

Don’t forget that you can give to SHINE Humanity through your mobile phone! Text GIVE 7112 to 80088 for a $10 donation. For all terms and conditions of donation, please click here.

SHINE Humanity

Phone 714.665.2400
1131 E. Main Street

Suite 207A

Tustin, CA 92780


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