Thursday, September 27, 2012

A Personal Request for Help

Dear folks,

Long term readers know that every once and a while I'll ask for some help, and that more often than not it has to do with charitable fundraising. In this particular case, fundraising for breast cancer research.

This year though, I've got a twist to my request.

If you value my ad-free, ask-free, blogging I would love for you to consider sponsoring my 8 year old daughter's CIBC Run for the Cure fundraising effort (you should know too, CIBC and Komen are NOT in any way related and CIBC has not sold out the way Komen has to pink wash questionable products). While she's done the run for the past 3 years, I think she's only really just recently grasped the true concept and role of charity.

So while I'll never ask you for money for the truly countless hours I've worked to provide you with what I hope is an entertaining and informative blog, if you had even just $5 or $10 to spare, I'd love it if you could both support worthwhile research and help to inspire my daughter who is already beyond thrilled that she's exceeded her friends and family fundraising goal of $300 by teaching her about the generosity and caring of a community.

Please click here to be taken  to her fundraising page to make your tax-deductible donation.