Thank you for choosing to support Makena. The financial gift that you are about to make will provide Makena with the equipment that will aid in her development as well as the other necessary medical treatments that we feel are crucial to help Makena continue to get better. We are currently working towards financing a custom fit, mobile therapy chair that enables Makena to strengthen and maintain the correct posture throughout the day.

Shop at the Online Mall with
Up to 26% of each purchase you make goes to Makena!

Shopping at hundreds of online stores helps a cause close to your heart with each purchase! It´s all free & private. Join today and change online shopping for good.

Once you register with, be sure to download the Shopping Window (see below) which will allow you to eliminate the extra step of coming to Makena's web site each time. Then, if the store you are shopping at is an Sponsor, Makena will get a % of your total shopping price. This is a great way to support Makena. Here's how to join:

  • Go to the web site.
  • In the "Keyword Search" box, type: Makena's Ray of Hope
  • Click on the "Find Causes" button.
  • Click on the link to "Makena's Ray of Hope."
  • Click the "Select this Cause!" box (on the right side of the page).
  • In the "Required Information" section, type:
  • Your E-mail Address
  • Your First Name
  • Your Last Name
  • Create a Password
  • Retype your Password
  • Type your Zip Code
  • Fill in the "Optional Information" if you want.
  • In the "Your Tax Donation Preference" section, choose:
  • I want to take a tax deduction for my shopping donations
  • Fill in the "Optional Information" if you want to.
  • Click the "Register" button

At this point, If you are on a **PC, you may Download the Shopping Window. This way, every time you buy something online, and if it's a participating vendor, Makena will continue to get a %!

Note, the System Requirements below:

  • Shopping Window v4.0
  • Compatible Operating Systems:
    • Windows™ 2000, ME, XP, or NT
    • The Mac version is not available at this time.
    • Mac users: please shop through the web site, or newsletter e-mail in order to generate a donation.
  • Compatible Web Browsers:
    • Internet Explorer 5.0+, Netscape 7.0+, and Firefox 1.0+
    • Downloading the Shopping Window takes approximately 20 seconds on a 56K speed modem.