Inspiring Teens to Look Beyond Appearance


Organization: Multi-service Eating Disorders Association (MEDA)
A program to guide teens to make healthy choices that will positively influence their self-esteem and the esteem of those around them.
PROGRAM SNAPSHOT:

Location of Program's Recipients:
New England
Who Benefits from Support:
Approximately 10,000 teen girls and their parents.
Fast Fact:
Many teenage girls who have been helped, write their story of recovery and volunteer their time in the community educating others about positive body image.
Raised: $749
Needed: $7,751

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    Posted by noahvirgilenoahvirgile on 17 Nov 2009
    Hi MEDA! It's Noah. I'm Beth Mayer's nephew, and I just wanted to say I'm extremely excited to see that you are on this site! The video was great, and it's nice to see that now I can donate without mailing a check or filling out a form.



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