In a super noisy world, we sometimes believe that our voice won’t be heard, or even matter.
Don’t believe that! Your opinion and voice MATTER immensely.
In fact, it’s a GIFT.
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Let’s Make an Impact Together
Perhaps I’m an optimist, or maybe even an idealist, but I truly believe that we can all make a positive impact in this world.
Impact doesn’t always have to be a huge event or grandiose act. In fact, it’s the consistent little acts of kindness that add up over time that really move us forward as a human race.
Thus, I created this EASY challenge for all of you to express your voice below. Welcome to my…
2nd Annual Charity Comment Challenge!
The challenge is incredibly simple.
I’d like for you to tell me about your favorite charity.
Comment below and tell me:
- What is your favorite charitable organization?
- Why is it meaningful to you?
Don’t have a favorite organization? You can find one here.
Reasons To Participate
My title may have been a touch misleading. It says, “convert your comment into A gift”. When in actuality you are creating multiple gifts simultaneously!
Even better, right? More reasons to participate! 🙂
The First Gift
There are so many wonderful charitable organizations out there that give freely from the heart.
With your comment below, you are giving your charity a louder voice. Increased awareness for your charitable organization will lead to more gifts and allow them to reach more people in need.
The Second Gift
This next gift is actually for YOU.
When you comment below, you are making a statement. You are giving your time and effort to help speak for those who cannot.
Giving is a part of the wealth creation process. It’s an expression of gratitude. It’s an acknowledgment that no matter how crazy or hectic our lives are, we can feel abundance from the simplest things in life.
Your gift is that you will feel fantastic knowing that you’ve taken action for someone else’s benefit.
This simple act of contribution may be more impactful than you will ever know. Never underestimate your influence.
The “Bonus” Gift!
The final gift is actually for your charitable organization.
It’s my gift to be able to acknowledge you (readers new and old) and contribute directly to something YOU care about.
Here’s how it will work.
$100+ Charity Contribution
Based on the comments below, I will select a winner and DONATE $100 to your favorite charity if chosen!
It was quite difficult choosing last year, so this year I’m going to leave it up to chance. 😉
However to make it a little more fun, you can try tipping the scales in your favor!
The drawing will take place on December 5th.
How to Get Entries to Win
- Just for commenting – 2 entries
- If you’re on my newsletter, or you sign up – 2 more entries
- If I really love your comment – 2 entries
- Share this post on social media – 1 extra entry per platform (max 3)
Bonus: Convert Your Comment into an Extra Dollar!
As a fun bonus to further encourage engagement as a COMMUNITY I will add an extra dollar for EVERY person* that comments.
If there are 15 people who comment, I will donate $100 + $15 = $115
If there are 50 people who comment, I will donate $100 + $50 = $150
Hopefully, I’m not making this too complicated, but I want you all to realize you are still making a monetary contribution even if your organization isn’t the one selected.
This challenge is about giving your heart a VOICE and taking this momentum into the upcoming holiday season.
I’d like to wish you a very warm and Happy Thanksgiving holiday from my family to yours.
Thank you so much for reading.
Readers, are you ready? Get set… go!!
(What is your favorite charitable organization? Why is it meaningful to you, etc?)
Winner Announced! (Dec. 5th, 2016)
Congratulations, Coach Chad Carson! You are the WINNER of the Charity Comment Challenge.
Thank you for sharing the good works of Doctors without Borders. They will receive a $129 donation in your honor.
Thanks to everyone who participated. Your comments added an extra $29 to this gift!!
The charitable organization must be a registered non-profit and ideally documented on Charity Navigator. All entries must be entered before December 4th. I will select a winner at random and post the results on December 5th. The winner will be notified (if possible), or they may contact me to provide/verify their name as the donation honoree. The final donation amount will be calculated based upon the base $100 donation plus any additional “extra dollars” up to 200 commenters. This challenge is provided free of charge and open to any real person. The rules of this challenge may be updated at any time at my discretion. Thank you for participating!
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