The 2011 Write-a-Thon has concluded, and though I hadn’t given up, the logical part of my brain did not think we would make our $15,000 goal this year. That would have required raising $4,200 in a week from an audience that we felt sure was more than saturated with our pleas for donations. Color me…… Continue reading 2011 Write-a-Thon, GREAT NEWS!
As you can see from our progress chart at right, Clarion now has one week to raise $4,200. Most of you who are reading this have given all you can in these difficult times, and we would not ask more of you. But there is one final way that you can help Clarion: share this…… Continue reading 2011 Write-a-Thon, Week 6
Hello, friends of Clarion! With just two weeks left of the Write-a-Thon, we have raised nearly $9,100 of our $15,000 goal. This week’s top ten fundraisers: Ferrett Steinmetz Victoria Griesdoorn Kari Maaren Amelia Bruce Liz Argall Curtis Chen Kelly Lagor Keffy Kehrli Nathan McDaniel Dallas Taylor Week 5 Fundraising Challenge Did you know that a total of $300…… Continue reading 2011 Write-a-Thon, Week 5
Hello, friends of Clarion! We are now at the halfway point of the Write-a-Thon, and we are halfway to our goal. While it may sound like we’re on track, the overall picture is a bit less rosy, as donations have slowed down considerably. Our writers brought in a total of around $1,000 last week, and…… Continue reading 2011 Write-a-Thon, Week 4
Hello, friends of Clarion! As we begin Week 3 of the 2011 Write-a-Thon, everyone at Clarion is very impressed with the enthusiasm that our participating writers have shown right out of the starting gate. The good news is that we are already nearly halfway to our $15,000 goal! On the other hand, donations have slowed…… Continue reading 2011 Write-a-Thon, Week 3
Hello, friends of Clarion! Week Two of the Clarion Write-a-Thon has begun, and it’s time for some new challenges to keep you on your toes. But before we begin, it’s time to honor those who have gone above and beyond so far in our fundraising effort. Our total number of participants has exploded to 147,…… Continue reading 2011 Write-a-Thon, Week 2
Hello, friends of Clarion! Today marks the beginning of the 2011 Clarion Write-a-Thon. The Write-a-Thon is a way for writers who are not able to attend Clarion to feel part of the team and to take several weeks out of the summer to focus on their own writing goals. For the next six weekends, the…… Continue reading 2011 Write-a-Thon, Week 1