Today, I heard about a young, self-employed carpenter whose hands were incinerated in the blast at the Boston Marathon. So many lives were greatly touched by this tragedy. How can we not help?
I’ve already donated to One Fund Boston. But now I’m challenging you to do the same. And as my way of saying thanks, I’m giving away a picture book manuscript critique.
GREAT NEWS! The amazingly talented Tara Lazar and Tammi Sauer are “in the house.” They are also offering fiction picture book critiques. NOW YOU CAN WIN ONE OF 3 CRITIQUES!
So please, read about One Fund Boston below. Then enter your donation pledge (in $) and your camouflaged e-mail address in the comment section of this post from now until 4/30/13. For each $5 you pledge, you’ll get an entry into the drawing. So, for example, if you pledge $50, you’ll get 10 chances to win. Then on 5/1/13 (midnight Mountain Time) I’ll draw 3 random entries to each win one of 3 fiction picture book manuscript critiques. The winning donations will be verified by your One Fund Boston Paypal receipt at the end of the auction. Critique pairings will be made by random drawing.
And even if you’re not a critique winner, I hope you’ll still consider donating. Because after all, we are Americans. We may be bruised, but we’re never broken.
One Fund Boston: 2013
Our hearts continue to go out to those affected by the tragedy in Boston. In the immediate aftermath of the devastation and days since, we’ve witnessed incredible acts of humanity from a community that we are so proud to serve.
In light of this event, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Tom Menino recently announced the formation of The One Fund Boston. This fund has been established to help the individuals and families most affected.
Please join us and our partners in support of the victims of this tragedy.
To learn more about how you can help, please visit: http://onefundboston.org/