19 October, 2008

Read-A-Thon: the totals

Totals up!
Books Read: 4 (completed) books!
What were they?: Beasts of No Nation by Uzodinma Iweala, Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris, Dating Da Vinci by Madalena Lott, The Shiniest Jewel by Mariam Henley
Books started but not finished: 1
It was: Monique and the Mango Rains by Kris Holloway
Pages read: 933


Book update: I made it halfway through Monique and the Mango Rains by Kris Holloway. So I did not complete my 5 book goal for the challenge. HOWEVER, how can I not be optimistic??? Check out the clean water update!

Personal update: I fell asleep. At 3 am (2 hours to the end of the 24 hour read-a-thon) I told myself I was just going to close my eyes for a second....and you know how that went :) I woke up at 6 am and had not finished the last book.

Clean Water update: Well, it is pretty exciting I must say, that together we raised the amounts below!!! You all are so great, incredible really.
Now it is time for the sponsors to take action :) I finished 4 books, so you should know what your total is, but let me know if you have any questions. You can click on the "first giving- sponsor me!" button at the bottom of this post to go to a secure payment page. Thanks again, I would not have been able to do this without you. NO WAY.

When all the money is in I will post again and let you know the final totals!!!! :)

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I have now earned $124.00 (4 books read) for clean water worldwide!!!
Plus the comments, 115 comments at $.10 each adds $11.50!
Plus trish is adding in $5 for every book she finishes (4 so far)!!
Set amount donations coming in!! yeah! so far: $10.00
That brings the clean water total to:
$165.50!

Where will the dinero ($) go? It will go to an organization I have become quite passionate about. I will be giving it to Living Water International an amazing organization funding the building of wells all over the world in developing nations.



(still, it is never to late to give)



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