UPDATE: Thanks to this week’s side deal on Groupon, I was able to donate $200 to DonorsChoose.org! The Groupon basically allows you to purchase a gift certificate to DonorsChoose.org for 50% off. I bought a $100 coupon, which is what this campaign has earned, was able to double my money! However, in order for the Groupon to be active, 500 people must purchase gift certificates. So if you’re in the giving mood, join Groupon and make a purchase!
Thank you to everyone for your support!
Back around the holiday season I did a post for ‘Cans for Comments‘ for a local animal shelter. And now that I’ve stumbled about the online charity organization DonorsChoose, I feel like I need to do it again. DonorsChoose.org allows teachers from around the United States to post a list of things they need for a special project or classroom. They include a price list of what is needed and individuals can contribute or “pitch in” to raise enough money to fund the project.
I’ve already donated to a teach that wants to bring Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse 5 to her students, but I want to do more. That’s why, for every comment on The Social Robot between now and May 2010, I will donate $1 to a project on DonorsChoose.
So, as a recap:
Just as with December 2009′s ‘Cans for Com...Read More