Posting History for Community Fundraisers
|Finding jobs while homeless (and roses)
Terrance, Aaron, Chelsie, Makala This is another entry in my series on a homeless family I've been trying to help. Fundraiser link: http://www.gofundme.com/uxuve6s Previous diaries are here:
|DK Quilt Guild: DK VA Hospital Service Project
DK Quilt Guild: A place for quilters to gather, share ideas, projects, and to make the world a better place, one quilt at a time. Join us and share your thoughts, projects, questions, ...
|Pixie's Puppy update: In Foster!!
Last week, I posted about a special needs puppy at the Lack Jackson, Texas, SPCA shelter. Everyone was amazingly thoughtful, helpful, and kind in getting the word about the little guy who is gonna ...
|Community Quilt for Gordon20024, Round 2
Cedwyn's quilt at her memorial celebration this past Saturday, in Portland, OR Gordon20024 has a cancerous mass on his neck. It will be removed this Thursday --
|A special pup needs some help and love. *updated with gofund me link*
A friend of mine recently began volunteering at a shelter in Texas. Recently, she encountered a puppy whose front legs don't seem to work right, and she captured the following moment on video.
|A trip to the zoo with a homeless family
Makala sees a black bear This is an update on the family I'm trying to help. Please see this diary for the full story. For the record, I don't really like this title because I see Chelsie, Terrance,
|Action Diary: Help Needed in Nepal
Dear Kossacks, I am in Mexico, running one of the biggest archaeological field projects of my life, so I have not been around a lot lately. With that in mind, I have to make this diary short, but ...
|Makala is homeless
Terrance, Aaron, Chelsie, and Makala Hrmm. Umm. Writing a diary is like riding a bicycle, right? Hmmm. I guess if you don't ride a bicycle for a while it might be a little awkward at first. So ...
|I Don't Beg Well
Never have. But this is for my grandson. He is part of a tech club at his high school. They have made it to the national championship in Dallas for the Technology Student Association (TSA - ...
|Need Help Please
I know it's been awhile since I've been here. With working two jobs and school it's hard. Normally I am seeking help for animal rescues or for disaster recovery but this time it's very personal. My ...
|The Quilt is done. Now we need to get it to Otteray and his Celtic Lassie by Tomorrow
The quilt is done. In spite of Sara and Ann both being hit with illness, they have bent time to make it so. The messages of love and support from all of you are there ...
|THANK YOU, Kossacks: Fundraising was a success
After four fundraising diaries over about two weeks, we can declare a success! This community is so supportive, I feel grateful and proud to be a member here. Thank you all so much. Liberals! ...
|A Kossack Needs a Little Help
There are times when life gets a little financially rough. We have been asking for donations to help out elenacarlena . So far, we’ve raised enough to cover her rent payment (which was due ...
|UPDATE X 2: URGENT! Fellow Kossack Needs a Little More Help
Please keep tipping and recommending so as many people as possible will see this diary! We only have a day to accomplish our goal. THANK YOU! Due to a situation far beyond our control, the Derby ...
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|Derby Day Party and Fundraiser for elenacarlena
I am joining [Most Awesome Nana http://www.dailykos.com/user/Most%20Awesome%20Nana] and several others in the [Community Fundraisers http://www.dailykos.com/user/Community%20Fundraisers] ...
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|Kitchen Table Kibitzing: Wed. 29 April'15: Basic How-To at a Diary Saying a Kosak Needs Our Help
Input for improvement welcome: comment or kosmail to diary writer. Revision is in process. JOB 1: Someone with permission of the kosak in trouble has written a diary stating who's the kosak in ...
|CA Kossack aitchdee: Struggling to Make It to SSDI
This is a followup diary to the one I posted last week ,
|Thank You, Daily Kos
Thank you, thank you, thank you! Thanks to Saturday's fundraiser, I now have a spanking new laptop that will be arriving shortly. Also...there were some funds leftover after my equipment was ...
|Desperately need short-term LOAN to stave off eviction
My fellow Kossacks, after months of desperately trying, I have exhausted all other avenues for raising the funds I need to satisfy my landlady and stay off eviction. I'm desperately in need of a ...
|Update & Thank You from Youffraita
Hey all, if you were around last Wednesday, Youffraita got some bad news about being evicted from her apartment on very short notice. Thanks to belinda ridgewood's diary , Youffraita got some needed ...
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|Please Help a Kossack Increase His Online Access: Fundraiser for a Laptop for Chitown Kev
Many of you know Chitown Kev , a Kossack who is (among other distinctions) an administrator of Black Kos and Milk Men and Women. He is an astute observer, an effective analyst, and a fine writer ...
|aitchdee Update: Progress Made, Help Still Needed in CA
I last wrote in January about the troubles of long-time kossack aitchdee -- you can see that diary here . Since ...
|Daily Kos comes through again!
Thanks everyone for responding to an urgent need yesterday. One of our own was in trouble and you guys came through...as you so often do. Here is the diary from yesterday that this is in reference ...
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|I Need Help -- And In Exchange, A Kontest With A Poll!
This is a difficult diary for me to write. I have always been a big fan of "It is more blessed to give than to receive," but I am going to have to give in and do some receiving, if any of you are ...
|MininstryOfTruth Needs Help (NYC)
I just saw this tweet and received MinistryOfTruth's permission to post something: Been effectively homeless for over a month now. I have money to rent a room if only I could find a room I can ...
|Calling all kossacks - help needed - please rec this
$343 is not that much money...but it is needed by tomorrow. I posted a diary earlier via the Daily Kos Fund Raisers group, but it didn't get much attention and only raised $60 - which I and Fineena ...
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|Fineena not out of the woods yet
Our friend, Fineena is still coping with difficult circumstances. I first wrote about her situation here . She could still use a little more of our help. Her latest email explains:
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|Kossack Emergency: Youffraita needs transportation in PA!
Our long-time community member Youffraita just found out she is getting evicted TOMORROW (Wednesday 4/22) because her apartment has been condemned. I do not have details -- as you might guess, she's ...
|Help: Evicted with an Ill Disabled Brother
I wrote yesterday of my problems with the landlords. We may be able to get the car out tomorrow. Today however we got a 30 day eviction notice. Reid is still in the hospital and ill. We don't have ...
|Immediate Help Needed!
I desperately need help here in North Carolina. As you know I am caregiver to a seriously disabled brother. He is in the hospital after a serious operation. We don't know if we are going to be able ...
|Under Sara's Fingernail
Under Sara's Fingernail In a box from Portland across half a continent care of Sara and Ann, of hands and souls carrying hope, good, and true from strange friends, friendly strangers, opened with ...
|A View From the Shore - Our Car Was Stolen
Because just when things are starting to be stable, it's time for a kick in the balls. More below the dooblydoo.
|Last Chance for Audubon Fundraiser!
Note: This is a new version of a March 8 diary I did for a Sunday Dawn Chorus. Please indulge a reprint here so that it can hit mid-week eyes who might not have seen a Sunday bird diary. We are ...
|Community Quilt for Common Sense Mainer
Meteor Blades' quilt -- we would like to make something similar for CSM in a wild and bright color palette Everybody knows of Common Sense Mainer as Bill in Portland Maine's beloved life partner. ...
|Kossack in Trouble.. Please Help
This is for Horace Boothroyd ... I am sure many of you on DKOS know him, certainly more than you know me. The Big Orange was a complete mystery to me at first, and it was Horace who was kind enough ...
|A Call for Help, from the Side of the Road
I drive a 2012 Cube, my husband a 2006 Cherokee, and my son a 1999 Focus that I recently paid $1100 to fix. In other words, we have reliable vehicles and the money to fix them when they break down. ...
|I have received Room at the Inn :)
EDIT: A lovely and talented Kossack and her husband, who both work at the Library of Congress, have offered to host me :) I am thrilled and grateful. Thank you, everyone ! Love and Hugs, H My Dear ...
|You guys are the best
We had a fundraiser for fineena a couple of days back and you guys kicked ass. I can't tell you how thankful I am for your kindness and generosity. These qualities are the finest the human race has ...
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|Let's help llbear Stay Connected
llbear at a Koscadia meet up, foreground The computer of our friend, llbear, is about to give up the ghost. It is an eight year old PC tower. The "blue screen of death" is frequent now and ...
|We have a sister who's in trouble
Her name is Fineena. Many of you know her. She's been around since '08 and is known for her personal generosity and enthusiastic participation in our community. She's also known for the cool scarves ...
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|Chacounne Goes to a Conference in DC , with Your Help
Hello Dear Friends and Fellow Kossacks, As many of you know, my husband, Dan, a US Vietnam vet who survived being tortured, left me with a mission when he had a fatal heart attack on June 12th, ...
|A Saint Patrick's Day Fundraiser For Kossack irishwitch
irishwitch and her hubby, Packhorse (aka Ben) are moving from Georgia to New England. It's been a rough year for them. They lost their house and had to move in with Ben's mother. It has not been ...
|Please Recommend This Diary and Help to Save snoopydawg's House and Beloved Woozles
Please recommend the diary posted this morning by peregrine kate - [Community Fundraisers Emergency Request: Snoopydawg Needs Help NOW to Avoid Foreclosure http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/03/14/...
|GOAL MET! Community Fundraisers Emergency Request: Snoopydawg Needs Help NOW to Avoid Foreclosure
Help keep them together in their happy home. (Charlie and Abby, top to bottom) Please help our sister Kossack, snoopydawg, and her two beloved dogs, Abby and Charlie, stay in their home. She needs ...
|Help Needed For Longtime Kossack irishwitch
irishwitch is needing our help. She's been in exile in GA for the past 10 months due to the bottom falling out of her and hubby Ben's life. Now they have the opportunity to move back to the place ...
|I need some help -- ruleoflaw's quilt
Dusty inspects Yasuragi's quilt I need some help completing the subscription to ruleoflaw's quilt. I need to write out all the messages by end of day Wednesday because Thursday, I am having a ...
|Community Fundraisers: Snoopydawg Urgently Needs Our Help
In mid-February, FloridaSNMOM posted an appeal on behalf of our longtime sister Kossack, snoopydawg. That diary did have some success, raising $500 for which snoopydawg is extremely grateful. Her ...
I would just like to thank everyone who responded to Triciawyse's diary about the trouble I was in- Not just the gifts,but the kind words,good thoughts and wishes-they mean so much- I was ...
|Emergency Fundraiser for Swampyankee
Our beloved Swampyankee is $1500 behind on her bills for heat and electric and is almost out of food. She is in CT, just got home a little bit ago(about two weeks) from her third angioplasty, and ...
|Kossak in need of help
Many of you know SnoopyDawg from her diaries about Charlie (the beagle) and her pups last year. SnoopyDawg has been with DKos since August of 2005 and comments frequently on many diaries. She has an ...
|Nurturing and nourishing Cedwyn's family
Jotter shared the sad news on Saturday night that we lost our beloved Cedwyn to disseminated cancer. I just got this note from Jack Thompson, Cedwyn's father: "Cedwyn passed away tonight, ...
|Update x3: My diabetic kitty needs vet care & now she can get it > Yes, we did reach the goal!
Ohai, friends - you guys rock! I'm getting really REALLY close There! We have raised the funds necessary to take care of LuvLee's needed dental work and insulin Rx :) This is the same diary I posted ...
|Update: What you and Extreme Quilting are doing for Cedwyn
Normally, a queen sized quilt can take months to put together. Sara and Ann were hoping to do Cedwyn's quilt in two weeks. That was the initial time frame for getting the quilt made and to Cedwyn ...
|Weezilgirl's Extreme D.I.Y. Our Friend Weezilgirl Needs Help
Pat (weezilgirl) has been on The Great Orange Satan since 2007. I swear it has taken me that long to convince her to let me write this diary. She is one of the original independent, stubborn Tough ...
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|I need help
This is humiliating for me to do since I've already had to ask, but I need help again. Apologies for any upcoming typos and lack of details; I'm writing this from my phone because I don't have ...
|California Kossack in Trouble Needs Help and Advice
Long-time kossack aitchdee has been struggling for a while, asking for small amounts of help now and then. At last, I'm sorry to report, her problems have come to a head, and she really needs any ...
|Kos Katalogue: Willie Ru Designs OOAK One-of-a-kind
This diary was originally published Thursday night - just before the 4 hour outage on Daily Kos. UPDATE: Now thru tomorrow, take 20% off merchandise in my Etsy Shop . Enter the code "kos2014" & 20%
|BoiseBlue Needs You!
Hey, that rhymed! :) I wanted to reach out to this community on behalf of a good friend of mine. Dkos has been unfailingly kind to me when I was having trouble in the past, and it would be cool to ...
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|Another Prolific Kossack, BFSkinner, Needs Our Help (Update: GOAL MET!)
If you've been around Daily Kos for a while, especially reading late at night (for Eastern Time), you'll have come across diaries by BFSkinner . He's a bit of a night owl, and he is also at home a ...
|Kitchen Table Kibitzing for TiaRachel: A Community Within a Community
It isn't often that kossacks from all corners of the GOS come together to agree on something given the political narratives and policies of our time. But kossacks did just that after TiaRachel ...
|Update: Goal Reached! Thank you so much
I did not plan on coming to the dailykos community, pockets out turned and hat in hand to ask for your help. With a little planning, I thought, I could easily navigate this situation with the right ...
|Why I'm Stressed.
This is a personal rant. Because I need to. If you don't want to read a personal rant feel free to head on over to a different diary. Because I'm going to rant. I am tired of being stressed out.
|Short but Urgent - Wife Has Cancer
I'm disabled, I type with a pencil in my mouth and I'm typing on a cell phone from the hospital, so it will be a short post today. This community has been there for me and my wife in the past, but we'
|Not too late to give thanks, is it?
It's so embarrassing to have to ask for help, especially when there's money involved. And it's more than a bit overwhelming to actually receive it. About two weeks ago now, my bill-juggling failed &
|(Update x 2) Joining Hands and Coming Together to Ensure a Brighter Future for a Community Member
As many of you know, [TiaRachel http://www.dailykos.com/user/TiaRachel] has been facing a rather difficult time of late. A host of health issues have adversely affected her ability to work and ...
|I Racked Up $2000 Campaign Debt Fighting Fracking; Can You Help Me Retire It?
I've put off publishing this for what I expect to be a slow day on Daily Kos, because I don't like having to write it at all and, if and when it does its job, I'm happy for it to recede into ...
|Giving Thanks and Paying it Forward: Helping TiaRachel
With the Thanksgiving holiday coming up this week, I've been thinking about how grateful I am to the Daily Kos community. It's been a home away from home on the internet for me, a place where I can ...
|I Don't Ask This, But I Need Your Help
You ever know how when you are in that hole, and nothing can seem to help you out, and with every action you take, or with every event that happens to you, you get deeper and deeper in that ...
|Appealing to our Better Angels: Fundraising for TiaRachel
Community. We talk about Community a lot on DailyKos, not as a function of getting out the message, but as a way to define who we are, as people. When DailyKos began its Connect! Unite! Act! ...
|Do You Get By With A Little Help From Your Friends?
In our two-dimensional blogging world, it’s far too easy to forget that there are real people with real, day-to-day obstacles behind those screen names with whom many of us at DKos interact on a ...
|So, Um, TiaRachel Still Needs Our Help
Did you know... ...that TiaRachel 's first diary EVER on Daily Kos was a Daily Show/Colbert Report chat thread? I know, crazy, right? All the way back on July 3, 2006! Here is an excerpt: sob ...
|Kossack Caring: Empathy for TiaRachel
Recently there have been a series of diaries in response to a plea for help from TiaRachel: Friday, Nov 14th : [So. Um. I need some help. http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/11/14/1344882/-So-Um-I-...
|We Are Family...We Take Care of Our Own
What if you were told of a family member who is suffering from debilitating health and financial issues, and you had the ability help, would you? Of course you would, because here on the GOS more ...
You are the community of our hearts. ...
|Aji for TiaRachel: When There Aren't Enough Spoons In the World: Helping a Friend Dig Out
This diary is written by Aji. She can't post at Daily Kos anymore because it does not download for her, so I am cross-posting for her from her blog .
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|There, but for the Grace.... An Appeal for Help, with a Match (UPDATED)
Holiday season is upon us, and, as seems always to be the case, beloved friends are in trouble. Our own TiaRachel has fallen on hard times: her electric service has been cut off, she has no ...
|What a lovely day! And it is all because of you. Look at what you've done for Sara R and Ann!
Several days ago, Peregrine Kate, llbear and JekyllnHyde began calling out to ...
|So. Um. I need some help.
Various kinds, actually, but $$ is the big one (isn't it always?). Backdrop: I've got an assortment of health problems (fibromyalgia, chronic migraine, autism-related anxiety, depression, etc...). ...
|Please Recommend This Diary as Two of Our Most Beloved Community Members Could Use Some Help
I'm going to be brief. Please be sure to recommend this diary by Onomastic [For Sara R and Ann. For all of you and the magic you make. It's time to make some more. http://www.dailykos.com/story/...
|Important Updates: For Sara R and Ann. For all of you and the magic you make.
The sound of thread being pulled through cloth whispers like a barely breathed prayer. Through the years, Sara R and her sister winglion (Ann) have made thousands of prayers manifest. Our ...
|Community Fundraisers: Wish Sara R Happy Birthday! And Help Keep the Quilt Sisters in Their Home
Sara R, one of our beloved quilt sisters, has a birthday today. She, her sister winglion (Ann), their five cats and four chickens have much to celebrate on a daily basis, as Sara herself ...
|Heads up, friends of Sara R - Her Birthday is tomorrow
peregrine kate is hosting a virtual party and everybody is invited tomorrow Sunday afternoon - 5:00 PM Eastern time (so 4:00 Midwestern, 3:00 Mountain, and 2:00 Catnip Manor Time). Don't run out ...
|Urgent: Time is Very Short for Veterans Day Event
I need your help again for this year's Veterans Day event. Each year I sponsor a Veterans Day celebration in my senior building. I don't have enough money at this moment to put it on. This weekend ...
|Urgent Update: Veterans Day And Why I am Asking for Donations
As many of you know, I originated a Veterans Day celebration each year in my senior building in Chicago. This will be the 4th year of this celebration. Some of the vets have passed on, a few moved ...
|Even more urgent! Out on street at midnight tomorrow night!
Thank you all so much! We raised $393.00 last nit. We still need $2200.00. The u-haul alone is $1400 plus taxes from Huron, SD to Lebanon, TN. The woman that is going to transport is actually ...
|Pootie Pad Party: Special Sale (Kos Katalogue)
Our booth at the Portland Pet Expo last weekend. Pootie Pads are made in Portland, OR NOTE: It is Caturday and we have a special sale for you. Today, your purchase of Pootie Pads will help us ...
|Feel so near....
Most of the time, the atomization of our society makes us feel isolated, far apart from each other. Cyber friends are scoffed at, labeled "not real," while "meat" friends often disappear at the ...
|A Mother's Anguished Cry for Help: a Personal Appeal on Behalf of a Community Member (Update x 2)
Real life will often trip you up in unexpected ways and ones hard to fathom. If you've been on the receiving end of such a nasty curve ball, you know the feeling. Helplessness. Distress. ...
|Longing for home..
I used to participate a lot on Daily Kos. I joined a long, long time ago, and found many wonderful online friends through this blog. I used to be an activist. I used to be a student at DePaul ...
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|Good to Start Early: Scouting out the Kos Katalogue, Pre-Holiday Rush
I've recently moved into a new house. Lately, I've started to unpack my treasured objects from creative, talented Kossacks--all obtained via the Kos Katalogue . Let me give you a short, personal ...
|Updates: Huzzah! I hate having to do this
HUZZAH! It looks like I'm negotiating a place for the kitties with someone. I'll keep it updated. Apparently the person that has a space to keep them warm also needs a handyman for some work ...
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|My disability benefits have been cut-off for the whole of October
Attention! Everyone! I have met my goal! Whew! It was touch-and-go for a there minute, wasn't it? But now I am happy to report that I have met (and somewhat exceeded) my cash goal. This should be ...
lITTLE VIDEO OF LORCHEN WHO IS GRACIE'S SISTER. www.angelscatsanctuary.com www.gofundme.com Both these link to paypal. I am trying to get the funds for her stomatitis surgery to remove her teeth.
|Rescue Me - Angels' Cat Sanctuary Inc. - Tucson, AZ - Repost
This is a series of diaries highlighting animal rescues around the country and noting and celebrating the work they do to help animals who have no voices but ours to speak for them. I have decided ...
I hate to ask but I am desperate for help. I know I don't come to DK much as Im just so busy and trying to raise funds for the ...
|Community Fundraiser: Chacounne/Heather Needs Emergency Assistance!
Chacounne, aka: Standing for justice and accountability, For Dan, Heather needs our help. We all know her as the relentless anti-...
|Community Fundraiser: MsSpentyouth
In June, we raised some money for MsSpentyouth -- but did not quite finish reaching the goal. We need to do that now. Our friend is quite ill and needs some help from her friends. MsSpentyouth is ...
|Happee Caturdai Pootie Diaree
Those of you who already either know me or know of me know that I am a massive pootie person. I grew up with both cats & dogs and I love both. I do not discriminate against any animal & love animal ...
|Okiciyap: A Few More School Supplies Needed
Hi everybody, I want to extend a warm thank you to everyone who has sent school supplies to the Okiciyap food pantry so the children on the Cheyenne River ...
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