•American Support for Afghanistan has started an orphan sponsorship program, where for only $45 a month, you can provide an orphan with food, medical, and educational needs. Visit asanonprofit.org or call 455-4066 for more info.
Â-•The 5th Annual S.B. Channel Relay Swim to benefit the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation will take place from June 27-28, and anyone who can swim for 20 minutes can sign up. There are many volunteer opportunities for those who don’t want to swim but want to support ocean conservation. Visit santabarbarachannelswim.org or call 637-8331 for more info.
•For the month of February, Abreva is partnering with Operation Smile, an international nonprofit that repairs facial deformities for children, to send virtual kisses. Each kiss sent will donate one dollar toward free medical treatment for children with cleft lips, cleft palates, or other facial abnormalities. Visit abreva.com and click on “Kiss It Forward” to help literally bring a smile to a child’s face today.