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Blogathon Vancouver 2008: The Home Stretch

Sunday, July 27th, 2008 — 10:38am PDT
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For the last few weeks I have been trying to organize a way for Vancouver bloggers to stay up late and raise money for the charity of their choice. Using the Blogathon model, with the lack of their technology, we pieced together this effort and I think that everyone involved has done an amazing job. Here’s a quick recap of the participants and their cause.

Raul’s website: Hummingbird604
Raul’s cause: BC Cancer Foundation

Shane’s website: Closing Bigger
Shane’s cause: MSMF – Manjari Sankurathri Memorial Foundation (MSMF)

Karen’s website: Tiny Bites
Karen’s cause: Davie Suzuki Foundation

Isabella’s website: Moritherapy
Isabella’s cause: Canadian Mental Health Organization

Barbara’s website: The Love Blog
Barbara’s cause: BCSPCA Paws for a Cause

Tagga’s website: Tagga
Tagga’s cause: Lochmaddy Foundation

Invoke’s website: Invoke Media Blog
Invoke’s cause: Lochmaddy Foundation

Mehnaz’s website: Strawberry Ghetto
Mehnaz’s cause: Adoptive Families Association of BC

Danny’s website:
Danny’s cause: BCSPCA Paws for a Cause

Colleen’s website: 353 Review
Colleen’s cause: CKNW Orphan’s Fund

Ayeza’s website: Balikbanyan Box
Ayeza’s cause: Davao City High School

Duane’s website:
Duane’s cause: Union Gospel Mission (please select “Miss604 Blogathon” so that we can track the donation at the end of the weekend)

Big thanks to John and Keira for guest posting on my site as well over the last 24 hours.

Of course my donation information is available under “U” for the Union Gospel Mission and by clicking on the banner below.

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  1. Raul says:

    You can do it! ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. erin says:

    You guys are all amazing!!!

  3. fotoeins says:

    Safe at home.

    Congratulations to all of the bloggers who stayed up through the early hours of Blogathon YVR `08.

  4. Keela says:

    Hey there,

    This is Keela Keeping, I work in PR at UGM. Rebecca, we’re really grateful for all you’ve done and so surprised and astounded at what you have arranged with Matthew Good. Can you drop me a line or give me a call with your contact info? I’ve let a few news sources know about this, and if they call, I’m still in the dark about some of the details and want them to be able to connect with you.

    I’m at or (604) 215-5445 ext. 378.

    (Kevan’s away, and he has your info)

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