UPDATE: After tallying the totals, I will be donating $30 to SAFEHOME. Thanks for everyone for participating!
Every year on my blogs I do a charity drive called Cans for Comments
. Many blogs donate cans of food to food banks, but last year I mixed it up a bit and did something more along the lines of “pounds of dog food for comments”. I donated the equivalent amount of money it would take to donate a certain amount of dog food to Kansas City’s largest no-kill shelter, Wayside Waifs
. I try to donate to a local non-profit organization that makes a big difference in my area.This year, I’m please to announce that I will be donating all my ‘comments’ to SAFEHOME
, a domestic violence shelter in my town of Overland Park, a suburb of Kansas City. SAFEHOME provides shelter, education, clothing, and more for women and children who are suffering from domestic violence.
If you want to help me support this great organization this year, please comment on any one of my blogs. Each comment will donate $1 to SAFEHOME. Each person can only comment three times and it must be a substantial comment that makes sense and is relevant to the discussion (spam comments won’t count, trackbacks will).
Additionally– I will also donate another 50 cents for every person that tweets or shares this post (or any other post on The Social Robot) on Facebook. Please either email me a link to your tweet/fb post (via the contact tab on the left), add it at the end of your blog comment, or include@thesocialrobot or @wonderwall7 in your tweet.
The commenting and sharing period is from December 1, 2010 to December 31, 2010.
Please use the sharing tools to the left and at the bottom of this post to let everyone know about Cash for Comments and SAFEHOME!
Thanks to everyone who will participate and I’ll post an update once the commenting period is over.
Kelsey Jones helps clients around the world grow their social media, content, and search marketing presence. She enjoys writing and consuming all kinds of content, both in digital and tattered paperback form.
I just ran across your blog and wanted to thank you so much for supporting SAFEHOME through your blog. I will be sure to promote this to everyone I know as well.
love your CASH FOR COMMENTS campaign– nice work!
safehome-ks.orgNo one likes to talk about it, they don’t want to admit it, but domestic violence happens in Johnson County, KS. We are fortunate that SAFEHOME is here to help victims seeking safety, healing and education. A place where women and children can learn to live without violence in their lives. There is a way out! There is a SAFEHOME to go to! I urge everyone to visit their website http://www.safehome-ks.org and support this wonderful orgination.
I’m fortunate that no one in my family has been impacted by domestic violence. I have a sense of how devastating those choices can be for a woman struggling to get out of a bad situation. I’m grateful for the workers and volunteers at SafeHome who give families an option to help turn the negativity around.
I commend you for taking initiative and using your blog for charitable activities. I had never heard of this organization before this post but then that is just one example of the power of the internet. Good work and happy holidays.
ndvh.orgvictims of domestic violence are the bravest individuals I know… thank you for raising awareness about this pervasive issue that destroys lives every day. Please do anything you can to support the domestic violence program in your community. If you know of anyone that needs any help they can call a 24 hour hotline that is free and confidential… http://www.ndvh.org 1800-799-SAFE.
Keep up the good work guys! So many comments already!
thank you for this support it is well needed.
I’m excited to know what the results are!