Oprah's Angel Network

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Oprah’s Angel Network "works around the globe to give people the chance to live their best lives.

"In a 1997 episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show, Oprah invited viewers to join her in using their lives to improve the lives of others. What began as a campaign to encourage viewers to collect spare change for 150 scholarships given through The Boys & Girls Clubs of America and to volunteer time to build 200 homes for the needy with Habitat for Humanity International, evolved into the charity known today as Oprah’s Angel Network.

"The Angel Network was established to encourage people around the world to make a difference in the lives of others. Oprah’s vision is to inspire people to help others to rise to their potential. Our Accomplishments

"To date, Oprah’s Angel Network has received more than $80 million in donations from the public." [1]


Accessed January 2009: [2]


Web: http://www.oprahsangelnetwork.org

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  1. About, Oprah's Angel Network, accessed January 12, 2009.
  2. Directors, Oprah's Angel Network, accessed January 12, 2009.