Friday, 27 January 2012

To help support Donna's Dream House, I'm giving away a signed copy of String Bridge and its soundtrack (physical CD).

Just a quick note to let you know that if you go HERE, you can bid to receive a signed copy of String Bridge and its soundtrack, worth $40 USD, while donating money to a very worthy cause. Write Dreams, is very generously raising money for Donna’s Dream House.

From their website:
"Donna’s Dream House is a holiday home for children and teenagers with life-threatening or terminal illnesses, situated in the heart of Blackpool. The Dream House is run completely by volunteers and encourages and sparks the imagination. It’s how any child would imagine the perfect holiday to be. It’s full of light and laughter, fun and - most importantly - life. Since it's start, Donna's Dream House has hosted and helped almost 380 families. 300 of those children have now sadly passed away, but the families who are left behind will always cherish the memories from Donna’s Dream House. ... 

Except on Wednesday 21st December 2011, in the middle of the night, arsonists broke into the office building and adjacent health center. There they stole essential computer equipment and damaged the suite, before setting fire to the furniture. When the fire was discovered, it was almost too late. The building was so badly damaged that it may have to be rebuilt completely, with total damages estimated in excess of £80,000/$125,000. More importantly, the fire destroyed photographs and mementoes of Donna, and hope. The opening sentence of Donna’s Dream House’s website reads: Christmas is cancelled. For some of the families due to attend it might have been the last one.
Devastated to see this happening in her home town, Luna asked her fellow Write Hope members if they would return for a new fundraiser. Over the next few weeks we will step up to that challenge by hosting a new auction - Write Dreams - for Donna's Dream House. It won't bring back Christmas, but hopefully it will ease the pain."

Please hop on over and offer your support. And if you already have my book and CD, there are plenty of things to bid on. HERE'S THE LINK ... AND AGAIN ... AND AGAIN.


12 comments:

  1. Very nice and very generous, Jess. (I've already donated via friends who live nearby.)

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  2. aww! I've already spent my limit on other auction items. sadface

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  3. This is an awesome cause. I heard about it on another blog a couple of days ago. I love seeing the blog community get in there and support those who are hurting!

    Off to check out the link!
    Happy weekend,
    Jen

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  4. I'm pretty sure only one person bid on my auction. Oh well, at least pounds sterling are worth more than USS dollars.

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  5. Thank you Jessica

    @Matthew MacNish currently counting 2 bids and it's still up for grabs ^_-

    Thank you both for your support.

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  6. Very cool of you Jessica, and for a very worthy cause!!

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  7. That's so awesome you are doing that, Jessica! I hope I will be able do something like that someday- donate my work so a charity can benefit.

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  8. Nice blog.....NEW follower.

    I am stopping by from the Top Writing Blog competition.

    Just wanted to say hello. This is a great way to find new blogs and visit ones you haven't visited in a while. :)

    Elizabeth - Silver's Reviews

    http://silversolara.blogspot.com

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