Award & An Idea

50 States for Good program

(submitted by Devin Kingdon)

“Through the 50 States for Good program, the company is now asking its consumers to help decide what projects around the country should receive the company’s financial support. With a $100,000 community action fund and a goal of inspiring participation across all 50 states, Tom’s of Maine encourages people to share their opinions on the projects that matter most to them.” – www.50statesforgood.com

Applications are available on their website and are due by August 30. At that time submissions will be voted on and the 5 projects with the most votes will receive $20,000.

An Idea

Here is an idea… I find out about these things every so often and I do enjoy letting you know about them. Would you be interested in helping each other out with the voting process as a community?

What I am thinking is the first 3 to 5 of you that are going to submit an application would let me know. Then, as a community, we can help each other out and vote on a readers applications. What do you think? Would you be interested in something like this? Would you be willing and committed to help vote for each other?

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2 Responses to Award & An Idea

  1. Sue Anne says:

    Jason,

    EMQ FamiliesFirst is planning on submitting an application for our Emancipation program (it’s the program where we help kids aging out of foster care with helping get their life started). As soon as we submit the application, I’ll let you know.

  2. Jason Dick says:

    Sue Anne- Thanks so much for your comment. Please let me know when you’ve submitted an application and when they send you links and such. Keep us posted.

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