It’s pouring rain right now outside my window. I’m lucky to be inside. Lucky to have a home to be inside. Lucky to be far from a river. It rains outside and I cringe for areas suffering flooding. On my TV, there’s no rain. Just fire. Lots of news out of Texas on wildfires. One … Continue reading
We’re in the homestretch, people! Just 11 more days until my birthday. I’ve been quiet lately because I know so many people have been dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Irene. My heart breaks for those who lost loved ones, adored homes and precious memories. (Interested in helping those affected? I’ve started to add a … Continue reading
Hurricane Irene is heading toward Haiti. If you’ve done any camping this summer, you might have ended up with a wet tent. Imagine a wet tent plus hurricane-force winds. That’s what the community is facing in Haiti tonight. Groups like J/P HRO and Doctors without Borders will help them survive. Your donation makes their amazing … Continue reading
In some ways, it feels like my birthday project is already sucessful. Great places like Street Tails, Donor’s Choose, J/P HRO, Doctors Without Borders and charity: water have all received donations that they may not have received. But we can do so much more. It’s still early days. Right now, the best thing you can … Continue reading
Last week, I launched this website dedicated to raising money for some of my favorite charities on my birthday. The very first person to donate was my friend’s five-year-old daughter. She was also one of the first to ask if she could help donate toys to the kids in Haiti went I volunteered in Port-au-Prince … Continue reading
I realized today that my original page was not going to allow me to track the donations of you wonderful people. I want to do that so I can thank you appropriately. So I’ve updated the page. All money raised will still go directly to Doctors Without Borders. Thank you for your support.
This week, Current TV will be airing another episode from their Doctors Without Borders tv series. (check your listings!) I’ve been a long-time admirer and financial supporter of this wonderful aid organization. While the Red Cross and UN are good at providing long-term support for a region, Doctors Without Borders excels at quickly providing aid … Continue reading