Christmas is coming (we knew that from my previous, panicked post, didn't we?)
Books are always a great gift and now you can purchase a Christmas gift and help a family in need at the same time. Margot Davidson, of Hillside Education, has begun a new "help corner" -- an online "bake" (read: "book"!) sale designed to raise funds to help those in need:
This month, (from now until Christmas) the proceeds go to help the Quigley family in Lancaster, PA who have 2 children recently diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes (see picture above). Because of a mistake in processing their claim and bureaucratic red tape to correct the problem, the insurance company will not be covering the insulin needed by the children for at least a month. The family is unable to cover the cost of the insulin, yet it is essential to keeping the children alive.
Please consider purchasing an item from this page, perhaps as a Christmas gift, and help this family in need. Items will be added daily, so keep checking back. You may also simply make a donation. If you'd like to donate something to the sale, we'd welcome your contributions. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Read more here at Hillside.
And, if you'd like to buy something directly from the Quigley family's home business, go here to purchase one of Michele's terrific planners for 2009.