Thursday, January 21, 2010
BuYousef in Favourite, Home, charity, comment, earthquake, fun, haiti, help, kuwait, photography

My blog is strictly about photography... so for this post I wrote the above and, well, took a photo of it!  I was looking for a trusted website today to send a donation for Haiti.  I was planning to pay around $50, then I thought it would be more fun to involve you.  Yes you!

Until 12pm Kuwait time on Friday, for every comment I get from a unique visitor to this post, I will add a dollar to my original donation.  I post on Facebook and Twitter, so I will be counting the comments, replies and retweets - as well as those below.  I'm optimistic, but I apologise (a little) for also being realistic.  I will pay a maximum of $200 to WFP.  If you know of a better organisation, please let me know.

Thank you for YOUR HELP!

UPDATE i: A very generous offer by intlxpatr and her husband: They will match (y)our donation! Talk has become even less cheap! Your comment is now effectively worth $2.  Thank you intlxpatr :)

UPDATE ii:  We have, together, donated $250 to the World Food Program, specifically for their 'Help Haiti' appeal.  I hope this small contribution helps their great effort.  The enthusiasm shown by many of you to help is inspiring.  I thank you all for your time and input.  Have a great Friday/weekend and I wish you all the best.

UPDATE iii: Intlxpatr and Marzouq have matched our $250 donation, and Polar Panda has donated $249 Canadian.  These additions, together with the matched donations of the Canadian government, and Polar Panda's employer, brings the total to an impressive $1,450.  Thank you so much!

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