We did it!!

October 1, 2008 at 9:59 pm 3 comments

Thanks to everyone who participated, donated and helped get the word out!! We are officially over our $10,000 goal!!

There are donations still rolling in, so we won’t have a final tally for a while. But we do know that we have met our goal. We will wait until October 15 for final totals to come in. At that time we will be awarding prizes to participants–so watch your inbox for that prize announcement.

Missed your chance to participate? Come back next year or click here to donate now!


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It’s official! Prizes!


  • 1. Jennifer Y  |  October 1, 2008 at 10:49 pm

    WOOHOO!!! Congrats everyone!

  • 2. Jennifer O  |  October 6, 2008 at 2:23 pm

    That’s amazing. What a wonderful cause. I donated to Jennifer Y. Thanks for the great work.

  • 3. Teresa Bodwell  |  October 6, 2008 at 3:58 pm

    Thank you, Jennifer. We’re excited!

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