Walking for the Jimmy Fund (Please Donate!)

September 6, 2011 at 6:00 AM (Events, Goals) (, , , , , )

No point in beating around the bush: I’m walking five miles for the Jimmy Fund in honour of a colleague who was diagnosed with Cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct cancer) about a year ago and would greatly appreciate a donation from you – no matter how small. Cholangiocarcinoma is a cancerous growth in one of the ducts that carries bile from the liver to the small intestine. It, along with every other form of cancer, is a bugger that needs to be wiped out. The Jimmy Fund supports cancer care and research at Boston’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. To date, the walk has raised over $73 million, and I need your help to contribute.

I’m only about $30 away from my goal of $250. If the average of 18 people who read this post today donate just $5 each to my team, I will surpass my goal and tap-dance with glee. Of course, if you’re feeling more generous than that and wouldn’t mind donating a bit more, that’s awesome sauce, too. If plain old altruism just doesn’t cut it for you, perhaps some charitable purchases will convince you . . .

Do you like food? Or being pampered? Fancy that: I have a few deals that may interest you! Courtesy of goodtwo, you can buy a coupon for Club Cafe, G’vanni’s or Toscana, save some dough on your next visit, AND donate to my walk. Everybody wins! Details below.

Club Cafespend $25 for $50 credit toward food (Jimmy Fund receives $6.25).

G’vanni’s – spend $25 for $50 credit toward food (Jimmy Fund receives $5.00).

Toscana – spend $45 for $90 credit toward spa services (Jimmy Fund receives $9.50).

So, really, you have no reason to not donate. \Okay that’s not true, but I’m trying to make it as painless as possible. Thanks in advance for your help.

Today’s Tunes
“Normandie,” Shout Out Louds
“Second to None,” Phoenix
“Armistice,” Phoenix
“Too Young,” Phoenix

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