A Heart For Humanity

Nov 2, 2009 by

Melody Thacker looked out the window of her office in Phoenix, Arizona, USA each day to the disturbing sight of homeless women and men walking along the street and standing idly in the empty lot across the street.  One morning as she watched homeless people shivering in the cold without any warm clothing she decided it was time to give something back.

From a simple starting point she created A Heart For Humanity.

Little did Melody know that unforeseeable twists in the fabric of her own life would cause A Heart For Humanity to evolve to serve two very diverse populations.

Visit Melody’s website:

Visit A Heart For Humanity

Visit A Heart For Humanity

How can you help A Heart For Humanity?

Donate vehicles within the Phoenix metropolitan area by visiting this page.

Volunteer your services for peer counseling for families and loved ones impacted by drug abuse.

Call or Email for peer counseling support from A Heart For Humanity.

Melody has expressed the need for a webcam and computer that will allow her group to expand to provide peer counseling to groups beyond the Phoenix area. If you would like to help with this or in any other way, please contact Melody at aheartforhumanity@yahoo.com or call 623-606-8668

If you or someone you know needs help:

It’s hard to find your way to help when you are in the middle of a crisis.  Here are some good information resources to help you if you or someone you know needs information or assistance now:

Alcohol Abuse

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism – A page with FAQs about alcohol abuse, treatment and resources for treatment. Resources for people of all ages.

Rethinking Drinking – Resources from the National Institutes of Health to help yo determine what are unhealthy drinking patterns and what you can do to change them.

Drug Abuse

National Institute on Drug Abuse – Information resources about drug abuse, treatment research, drug testing, addiction science and more…

World Health Organization (WHO) – General and technical information about drug abuse with more global information.

Eating Disorders

National Eating Disorders Association – VERY helpful and inspirational website with an 800 helpline, downloadable information, the latest research and more…

MedLine – A department of the National Institutes of Health Information about diagnosis, coping, prevention and organizations that help you with eating disorders.

National Institute of Mental Health – Downloadable information about eating disorders.


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