Several weeks ago we mentioned that we here at Rocket City Mom have somehow convinced contributor and all-around healthy living motivator Kim Holmes (aka Miss Zoot) to rappel down the Huntsville Times Building. Just to be clear, she’ll be doing this completely legally and for a great cause – in support of our local YMCAs.
As of the writing of this article we have raised almost $900. We’ve only got about two weeks left to raise the rest of our $1500 goal. Times are tough and with summer vacations on the horizon we know this might not be the ideal time to ask for charitable donations. However, the more people that participate the less we need to ask from each person. The minimum donation is just $10 and that’s all we’re asking our fans to make. We only need 60 donors at that level and since we have more than 4,500 readers each month we feel confident we can tempt at least 2% of our readers with one of the following three fantastic reasons to participate.
Your donation is completely tax-deductible
AND you will feel awesome about yourself and how cool you are that you have helped support such a worthy cause. The Heart of the Valley YMCAs provide many vital services to the community not the least of which is helping families create healthy lifestyles.
You’ll be helping prove Rocket City Moms really do ROCK!
We’re participating in this endeavor because we too want to feel awesome about ourselves but not just for giving back to the community. We also feel very strongly that moms (and particularly Rocket City Moms) are awesome and fierce but that sometimes that awesomeness gets hidden under a layer of diapers, minivans, and the like. So, we’re making a statement by supporting Kim and holding her up as an example of just how truly badass moms can be. Just imagine how much fun it will be to watch the event with your kids and say, “I know that mom!”
You might win a really great prize!
If you are one of the first 30 RCM donors who contribute you’ll be entered in a drawing for one of three great local prizes. We’re giving away a one-year family membership to U.S. Space and Rocket Center, a summer membership to Kidventure, and a one-year family membership to Sci-Quest. Just in case you’re bad at math, you’re chances will be one in 10 of winning one of the prizes. All you have to do is donate and then forward your donation confirmation (which you’ll receive by email) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
So, what are you waiting for? It takes just a couple minutes to donate. Click here to see our fundraising page and to watch a video of Zoot displaying her amazing badass mom skills.