Saturday, December 1, 2012

Seasons Giving!


I have decided that I would like to raise some money this month for charity. All you have to do is buy merchandise from my Online Store powered through Cafe Press. I have an assortment of bookish related merchandise, perfect for us book lovers and authors a like. (More Merch. To Be Added)

 How It Works..

When You Buy Something From My Store, %10 of What I Earn From Your Purchase Will Be Donated To A Charity of  "Your Choice"

What I Mean By Your Choice Is I have Selected 6 Charities That We Can Possibly Donate To. All You Have To Do Is Place Your Vote In The Poll In The Upper Right Column, You Have Until Dec. 8th to Vote For Your Favorite Until it is narrowed to the top 4 and then top 2. The Purchasing for the Charity will end on Dec. 31st.

Voting Dates
Top 6 - Now to December 8th
Top 4 - December 9th to December 22nd
Top 2 - December 23rd to December 31st

The Charities 

World Wildlife Fund- "Our Vision for the FutureWe seek to save a planet, a world of life. Reconciling the needs of human beings and the needs of others that share the Earth, we seek to practice conservation that is humane in the broadest sense. We seek to instill in people everywhere a discriminating, yet unabashed, reverence for nature and to balance that reverence with a profound belief in human possibilities. From the smallest community to the largest multinational organization, we seek to inspire others who can advance the cause of conservation.We seek to be the voice for those creatures who have no voice. We speak for their future. We seek to apply the wealth of our talents, knowledge, and passion to making the world wealthier in life, in spirit, and in living wonder of nature.Goal and StrategiesBy 2020, WWF will conserve 15 of the world’s most ecologically important regions by working in partnership with others to:
  • Protect and restore species and their habitats
  • Strengthen local communities' ability to conserve the natural resources they depend upon
  • Transform markets and policies to reduce the impact of the production and consumption of commodities
  • Ensure that the value of nature is reflected in decisions made by individuals, communities, governments and businesses
  • Mobilize hundreds of millions of people to support conservation"
Autism Speaks- "Autism Speaks was founded in February 2005 by Bob and Suzanne Wright, grandparents of a child with autism. Their longtime friend Bernie Marcus donated $25 million to help financially launch the organization. Since then, Autism Speaks has grown into the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. We are proud of what we've been able to accomplish and look forward to continued successes in the years ahead."
Smithsonian Institute- "Our MissionThe increase and diffusion of knowledge
Our VisionShaping the future by preserving our heritage, discovering new knowledge, and sharing our resources with the world"
Wounded Warrior Project- "To foster the most successful, well-adjusted generation of wounded service members in our nation's history.
  • To raise awareness and enlist the public's aid for the needs of injured service members.
  • To help injured service members aid and assist each other.
  • To provide unique, direct programs and services to meet the needs of injured service members."

Save The Children- "

Save the Children is the leading independent organization creating lasting change in the lives of children in need in the United States and around the world. Recognized for our commitment to accountability, innovation and collaboration, our work takes us into the heart of communities, where we help children and families help themselves. We work with other organizations, governments, non-profits and a variety of local partners while maintaining our own independence without political agenda or religious orientation.
When disaster strikes around the world, Save the Children is there to save lives with food, medical care and education and remains to help communities rebuild through long-term recovery programs. As quickly and as effectively as Save the Children responds to tsunamis and civil conflict, it works to resolve the ongoing struggles children face every day — poverty, hunger, illiteracy and disease — and replaces them with hope for the future."

St.Jude Children's Research Hospital- "The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of our founder Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family's ability to pay."

Please Please Please Help Me Get This On A ROLL... Spread the Word and The Joy = )
Thank You! 

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