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The Obama campaign currently has 69 offices in North Carolina and Indiana staffed by high-quality, dedicated, selfless people who are contributing to this amazing effort to install a transparent, open executive who can help this country start to get back on track.

Let's show them that their efforts have not been unnoticed.

On Monday night, let's make sure each one of these offices receives a food delivery from a DailyKos reader.

This diary is a preliminary organizational tool which I hope will enable us to make this happen on Monday.  Or in short, we need volunteers!

North Carolina OfficesDailyKos IDIndiana OfficesDailyKos ID
AshevillePagerIndianapolis -- Indiana HQ gn1927
BooneGeeMaIndianapolis -- Volunteer HQ Volunteer
BurlingtonVolunteerIndianapolis -- Broad Ripple Volunteer
Chapel Hill VolunteerAnderson Volunteer
Charlotte FineenaBloomington HQ Volunteer
ClaytonVolunteerBloomington - Satellite Office Volunteer
ClintonVolunteerCarmel Volunteer
DurhamVolunteerColumbus Volunteer
Elizabeth City VolunteerEast Chicago Volunteer
Fayetteville VolunteerElkhart Volunteer
GastoniaVolunteerEvansville Volunteer
GoldsboroVolunteerFishers Volunteer
Greensboro VolunteerFort Wayne Volunteer
Greenville VolunteerGary -- Volunteer HQ Volunteer
HendersonvilleVolunteerGary -- Miller Volunteer
Hickory VolunteerGoshen Volunteer
High PointVolunteerHammond Volunteer
JacksonvilleVolunteerKokomo Volunteer
LexingtonVolunteerLafayette Volunteer
LumbertonVolunteerMarion Volunteer
MonroeVolunteerMerrillville Office Volunteer
Mount AiryVolunteerMichigan City Volunteer
New BernVolunteerMuncie Volunteer
North RaleighVolunteerNew Albany Volunteer
RaleighVolunteerNoblesville Volunteer
Rocky MountVolunteerRichmond Volunteer
SalisburyVolunteerSchererville Volunteer
ShelbyVolunteerSouth Bend Volunteer
StatesvilleVolunteerTerre Haute Volunteer
Southern PinesVolunteerValparaiso Volunteer
WashingtonVolunteerVincennes Volunteer
West CharlotteVolunteer
Wilmington Volunteer
WilsonVolunteer
WindsorVolunteer
Winston-SalemVolunteer

Above is a table listing each Obama office, with a corresponding cell for dkos commenters who will volunteer to have food delivered/brought to that office on Monday night.

Okay, so at this point, this effort needs:

  1. A diarist who has time on Monday to post the actual fundraising diary, and continuously update the table as commenters volunteer for each office.
  1. Lists of good local restaurants who will accept phone orders.

In other words, we need help in order to make sure this little show of appreciation is executed properly on Monday.

Can anyone help out!!  Pretty please :-)

UPDATE: Sending food to campaign offices is an in-kind campaign contribution.  Just keep in mind, anyone who contributes to this effort must be a US citizen eligiible to contribute, and the cost of the deliveries counts towards the $2,300 max.  In-Kind Contributions Form.

Originally posted to GN1927 on Sat May 03, 2008 at 11:37 AM PDT.

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  •  Any help with this would be beyond appreciated (8+ / 0-)

    Either volunteering to publish and update the diary, or help to locate and set up restaurant contacts.  Obama's campaign staff and volunteers deserve a little love from DKos Obama supporters the night before the primaries.  Let's make this happen.

  •  Do we have any idea how many people (4+ / 0-)
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    need to be fed in each office?

  •  NC (4+ / 0-)
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    Asheville
    107 Merrimon Avenue
    Asheville, NC 28801
    (828) 225-5904

    Boone
    920 West King Street, Suite B
    Boone, NC 28607
    Phone: (828) 265-5601

    Burlington
    113 East Front Street
    Burlington, NC 28144
    (336) 226-6943

    Chapel Hill
    504 West Franklin Street
    Chapel Hill, NC 27516
    (919) 929-3460

    Charlotte
    1523 Elizabeth Avenue, Suite 120
    Charlotte, NC 28204
    Phone: (704) 333-3623
    Fax: (704) 332-9987

    Clayton
    34 Oleander Dr.
    Clayton, NC 27527

    Clinton
    305 E. Main St.
    Clinton, NC 28328

    Durham
    112 West Main St., 2nd Fl
    Durham, NC 27701
    (919) 956-2008

    Elizabeth City
    427 South Hughes Boulevard
    Elizabeth City, NC 27909
    (252) 337-9756

    Fayetteville
    214 Hay Street, 2nd Floor
    Rear entrance
    Fayetteville, NC 28301
    (910) 323-0957

    Gastonia
    413 W. Main Ave., Ste. 110
    Gastonia, NC 28052

    Goldsboro
    210 S. William St.
    Goldsboro, NC 27530

    Greensboro
    500 West Friendly Avenue
    Greensboro, NC 27401
    (336) 332-0028

    Greenville
    414 Evans Street
    Greenville, NC 27858
    (252) 695-6234

    Hendersonville
    614 Spartanburg Highway
    Hendersonville, NC 28792

    Hickory
    258 1st Avenue NW
    Hickory, NC 28601
    (828) 327-4227

    High Point
    710 East Washington Drive
    High Point, NC 27260

    Jacksonville
    468-A Western Ave.
    Jacksonville, NC 28546
    (910) 346-1874

    Lexington
    223 S. Main St.
    Lexington, NC 27292
    (336) 529-8271

    Lumberton
    1209 N. Pine St.
    Lumberton, NC 28358

    Monroe
    616B West Roosevelt Blvd.
    Monroe, NC 28110

    Mount Airy
    228 Franklin St., 2nd Fl.
    Mount Airy, NC 27030
    Phone: (336) 789-2262

    New Bern
    806 Queen Street
    New Bern, NC 28560
    (252) 672-8850

    North Raleigh
    8321 Six Forks Rd.
    Raleigh, NC 27615

    Raleigh
    130 East Morgan Street
    Raleigh, NC 27601
    (919) 828-0080

    Rocky Mount
    1956 Stone Rose Drive
    Rocky Mount, NC 27804
    (252) 212-8211

    Salisbury
    215 Depot Street, Suite B
    Salisbury, NC 28144
    (336) 409-8597

    Shelby
    205 S. Washington St.
    Shelby, NC 28150
    704-682-5660

    Statesville
    240 W. Broad St.
    Statesville, NC 28677
    704-682-5339

    Southern Pines
    175 W. Pennsylvania Ave.
    Southern Pines, NC 28387
    910-692-8485

    Washington
    408 N. Market St.
    Washington, NC 27880
    (252) 946-5340

    West Charlotte
    1520 West Blvd.
    Charlotte, NC 28208
    (704) 337-2865

    Wilmington
    511 North 3rd Street
    Wilmington, NC 28401
    (910) 399-1045

    Wilson
    1211 Tarboro St.
    Wilson, NC 27895
    (252)237-2024

    Windsor
    102 E. Granville St.
    Windsor, NC 27983
    252-955-7166

    Winston-Salem
    8 West 3rd Street
    Entrance on Main between 2nd & 3rd
    Winston-Salem, NC 27101
    (336) 631-1949

  •  IN (4+ / 0-)
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    Indianapolis -- Indiana HQ
    407 Fulton Street
    Suite 2
    Indianapolis, IN 46202
    Phone: (317) 917-2008

    Indianapolis -- Volunteer HQ
    2 N Meridian St
    Indianapolis, IN 46204
    (317) 682-2008

    Indianapolis -- Broad Ripple
    1915 Broad Ripple Ave
    Indianapolis, IN 46220
    Anderson
    2101 East 8th Street
    Anderson, IN 46012
    Phone: (317) 376-0634

    Bloomington HQ
    110 S. Washington Street
    Bloomington, IN 47408

    Bloomington - Satellite Office
    200 E 3rd Street
    Bloomington, IN 47404
    (812) 331-2008

    Carmel
    160 W. Carmel Drive
    Suite 249
    Carmel, IN 46032

    Columbus
    1831 McKinley Ave
    Columbus, IN 47201

    East Chicago
    815 W. Chicago Avenue
    East Chicago, IN 46312
    Phone: (219) 398-1715

    Elkhart
    116 S. Main St
    Elkhart, IN 46516
    574-295-2525

    Evansville
    330 Main Street
    Evansville, IN 47708
    Phone: (812) 464-2008

    Fishers
    Fishers Station, Suite 11645
    116th and Allisonville Streets
    Fishers, IN
    Phone: (317) 598-2008

    Fort Wayne
    122 W Columbia St.
    Fort Wayne, IN 46802
    Phone: (260) 426-2008

    Gary -- Volunteer HQ
    4405 W 5th Avenue
    Gary, IN 46406
    Phone: (219) 944-2008

    Gary -- Miller
    605 Lake St
    Gary, IN 46403

    Goshen
    211 S. 5th St
    Goshen, IN 46528
    574-534-9585

    Hammond
    5944 1/2 Hohman Avenue
    Hammond, IN 46320
    Phone: (219) 852-6112

    Kokomo
    220 East Sycamore Street
    Kokomo, IN 46901
    Phone: (765) 457-7800

    Lafayette
    214 N. 4th Street
    Lafayette, IN 47901
    Phone: (765) 423-4800

    Marion
    4001 S. Western Avenue
    Marion, IN 46953
    Phone: (317) 376-0741

    Merrillville Office
    7884 Broadway
    Merrillville IN 46410

    Michigan City
    618 Franklin Street
    Michigan City, IN 46360
    Phone: (219) 809-0008

    Muncie
    1609 W. University Ave
    Muncie, IN 47303
    Phone: (765) 289-2008

    New Albany
    203 E. Main Street
    New Albany, IN 47150
    Phone: (812) 944-1450

    Noblesville
    802 Mulberry St, Suite D21
    Noblesville, IN 46060

    Richmond
    1835 W Main St
    Richmond, IN 47374
    Phone: (317) 376-0597

    Schererville
    833 W Lincoln Hwy
    Schererville, IN 46375

    South Bend
    205 W. Jefferson Blvd
    Suite 110
    South Bend, IN 46601
    Phone: (574) 288-8300

    Terre Haute
    425 Wabash Avenue
    Terre Haute, IN 47807
    Phone: (812) 232-2008

    Valparaiso
    200 Billings St
    Valparaiso, IN 46383
    219-462-3590

    Vincennes
    319 Main St
    Vincennes, IN 47591

  •  I'd like to donate $$ to this (4+ / 0-)
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    highacidity, GN1927, Fineena, BlueMama

    Realistically, that's all I could do. I wonder if that's an option or possibility (or even legal?)-- maybe something thru PayPal distributed out to reimburse those who place orders.

    "Sometimes we must rise above principles." ~Jesse Marvin Unruh

    by hhex65 on Sat May 03, 2008 at 12:08:27 PM PDT

  •  Thanks for posting this diary, GN1927! (2+ / 0-)
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    GN1927, Fineena

    Even if we only feed some of the offices that's still awesome! :)

  •  Hey GN1927 (3+ / 0-)
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    highacidity, GN1927, Fineena

    add me to the Boone column (In honor of Coach Herman Boone - Remember the Titans Coach) Loved the movie and my son was a Titan (Although not a TC Williams Titan - a Titan none the less!)

  •  I guess we can forget me and Boone... (3+ / 0-)
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    theran, highacidity, GN1927

    I called the Boone office and he said someone from New York was already going to feed them Monday night. So I guess under DailyKos Id we can just put down NY for Boone.

  •  Good... (2+ / 0-)
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    highacidity, GN1927

    I was bummed I wasn't going to get to do Boone : )

  •  Also.... (3+ / 0-)
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    theran, highacidity, GN1927

    I have sent an email to Waiter on the Way (they have this service in some of the major cities) and asked their policy on credit card use and signing for the bill (if that makes any sense) - I am waiting for a reply... you outed yourself?????

    •  I did! (2+ / 0-)
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      theran, BlueMama

      Because I called that office and gave them my real name, and they are familiar with dkos, lol!!!

      But you are awesome, GeeMa!  I'm in the process of getting my delivery together as we speak: I called a pizza restaurant and just got a contact to the campaign office; the restaurant is going to take my order for salad, sandwiches, water and pizza.  Promised a good deal, too!

      As an aside, when I called Boone for the second time after you did, the staffer joked that they thought about taking a double order because of your kind offer, but didn't want to risk taking double at the expense of another office.  That's how nice these people are.  Thank you so much for supplying these nice people at Boone, it is appreciated by them and me!

      Check out Pager's food delivery.

      •  To clarify, GeeMa, (2+ / 0-)
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        theran, BlueMama

        my IN delivery; Boone is all yours!

        •  Yep... (2+ / 0-)
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          GN1927, BlueMama

          Got it! I'll call him again... He's gonna think we are nuts : )

          •  He won't (1+ / 0-)
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            BlueMama

            he was a sweetheart, and so was the female staffer with whom I originally spoke.  As for the number of people question, it was like 10-15.  They seemed very touched, very kind, and appreciative of anything that you're going to be sending them.  If you can get a Japenese or Chinese delivery to send them $40-$50 worth of food, I think they'd be delighted.

            •  I'm a sweetheart!!! (2+ / 0-)
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              GN1927, duckhunter

              ...We were actually a little nervous.  Hillary supporters have been playing games with our phones over the last couple days and we thought you were a Hillary plant trying to find out how many vols we had working on E-Day Eve so that her people could deploy their paid canvassers effectively to counter our volunteers.

              Then we checked out DKos and saw this was going on after you ID'd it.

              Because I called that office and gave them my real name, and they are familiar with dkos, lol!!!

              Of course we're familiar with DKos.  There isn't a field staffer over 30 on the campaign.  =D

              If by liberal they mean someone who looks ahead and not behind .. someone who cares about the welfare of the people .. then I'm proud to say I'm a liberal JFK

              by Don Ritchie on Mon May 05, 2008 at 03:54:15 PM PDT

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              •  LOL LOL (1+ / 0-)
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                duckhunter

                Yes, you were an absolute sweetheart, whatever very reasonable reservations you might have had, you were very polite.  Sorry to hear about the bs from Clinton staffers, though.

                Very happy that GeeMa fed you guys well; you deserve it and the point was to make sure you know that people across the country are in appreciation!

        •  Did he say... (2+ / 0-)
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          GN1927, BlueMama

          how many were in the office?

  •  I sure hope more that the 4 of us are going to... (0+ / 0-)

    Feed the masses! Chinese food is on the way Boone!

    Obama '08

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