Here it is, plain and simple:
My law firm will match any charitable donations by employees, dollar-for-dollar, up to $1,000 per employee, made between October 24 and December 20.
The Nelson B. Delavan Foundation and the Weir Foundation will match all donations to the Washington Humane Society, dollar for dollar, made before November 30.
That means that any dollar I donate to the Washington Humane Society today will become THREE dollars by the end of the year! That means for every $17 out of my pocket, the Washington Humane Society gets $50!
I don't have the means to reach my $1000 law-firm-matching maximum myself, so help me make an impact! Any money donated to this campaign will be donated to the Washington Humane Society on November 27, 2013 -- the first night of Channukah. That donation will be matched by the Delavan and Weir Foundations, and then matched AGAIN by my law firm by the end of the year. (Sadly, my firm could not arrange to send their matching donation before November 30, so we will have to settle for a 3x donation rather than a 4x donation.)
Although my firm will only match up to $1000, 100% of money donated through this campaign will go to the Washington Humane Society, even if we exceed my firm's $1000 matching maximum.Why WHS?
Where else can a girl go in the district to sit in a room full of cats ("Kitty City") or play fetch with an excited dog, as many times a week as she likes, all for free? Nowhere, I say. It's the free-est therapy on the market.
So if you like animals, or if you like happiness, help me take advantage of all of these matching donations! Your small gift will (almost) LITERALLY mean exponentially more.
Check out the WHS website
for more information on this great organization!