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The Circle of 12 is a public 501c3 charity, incorporated July 2008, dedicated to serving the children and young adults with special mental and physical needs who live in the Bateyes-the sugarcane work camps-of the Dominican Republic. These children are the poorest of the poor.

Founder Todd Moreland with Mailonia
They live without good access to healthcare, clean water, post-primary education, adequate food, and most importantly the proper care for their medical ailments. The Circle of 12 is a group of concerned, charitable people and companies who want to see these children and their families live a better life; live to their fullest potential as human beings.
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 The Price of Sugar
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We raise money through individual donations, grants, and gifts in kind to provide food, basic medical care, and therapies. On a case-by-case basis, we also provide services specific to a child’s needs such as teaching Braille to a blind child, giving speech or occupational therapy to children with Cerebral Palsy and other afflictions, and in rare cases moving families to better housing. The rent for this housing is paid in full or part by The Circle of 12.

Circle of 12 is now part of the Ebay Giving Works program, so you can support our mission when you buy and sell on Ebay. Here's how:
  • Buying
    • From baseball cards and CD's to a new car you can find it on Ebay. When you do, shop for items that benefit Circle of 12. You can get a great deal and help Circle of 12 kids at the same time!
  • Selling
    • You can also support Circle of 12 when you sell on Ebay. Just designate Circle of 12 to receive 10 to 100% of your final sale price the next time you list something great! Start now by going to