Phew! At this writing, I’ve just woken from a three-hour nap following a straight 24-hours of reading. The Dewey 24-Hour Read-a-thon was a fabulous challenge to take on, and I’m particularly proud to say that in the process, we achieved our target goal for raising money for First Book. Thank you to the friends and followers who donated and supported me through the process.
Archive for April, 2011
While we weren’t exactly bowled over by the number of entries to our Donors Choose coupon contest last week, we were gobsmacked by the words that came in. To say we were moved is an understatement. Our thanks to everyone who participated by responding to: Name one (or more) things that 52 Weeks of Impact has inspired you to do
You’ve certainly motivated and inspired us further!
Here are our four winners chosen at random from the “hat.” (more…)
On Saturday, April 9 at 2 pm my time, I begin a 24-hour Read-a-thon. In a nutshell, I’m committing to staying up for 24-hours, doing “nothing” but reading, blogging about my reading, and participating in reading challenges.
I’m doing this because:
- I love reading.
- I can. Reading is something I take for granted; knowing the sad statistics on illiteracy, I shouldn’t. (more…)