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01.08.2008

Menu For Hope Prizes Announced...Friday 1/11

mfhlogosmall_2.jpgDearest readers, I'm sorry to disappoint you. I know many of you are rushing here to see if you won one of the amazing, fabulous prizes as part of this year's Menu For Hope charity raffle. Indeed, the prizes were due to be announced mere hours from now, but as happens sometimes (always), Murphy's Law reigned supreme and we need a few more days to prepare this announcement.

I won't bore you with the details (broken computers, etc.) but while we haven't suffered a disaster, we certainly have suffered a delay, and won't be announcing the prize winners until Friday 1/11.

So please sit tight until then, dream of your desired prize, and marvel at the fact that a bunch of bloggers and YOU raised $91,188.00 for the UN World Food Programme in just two short weeks. That, my friends, is indeed a miracle.

Thanks for your support, and your continued patience.

Comments (3)

Marco wrote:
01.09.08 at 6:37 AM

I had big money on who was going to win what. Great news about the funds raised. You keep an excellent blog in a first class city.

01.11.08 at 10:24 AM

Hello Alder,
Pim has the prize results up! I just wanted to say thanks for inviting me to participate and encouraging me to blog in the first place!
I will be back next year to try and win and offer a couple of prizes too! We will break 100K for sure.
I am wondering if we could see some of the data on money bid on prizes and maybe page views on those prizes, on mine at least?
The reason I ask is I think it would serve to give insight on what people were attracted to and help to better construct more attractive prizes next year!
Thanks again it was a pleasure to help others!

01.11.08 at 10:30 AM

Hello Alder,
Pim has the prize results up! I just wanted to say thanks for inviting me to participate and encouraging me to blog in the first place!
I will be back next year to try and win and offer a couple of prizes too! We will break 100K for sure.
I am wondering if we could see some of the data on money bid on prizes and maybe page views on those prizes, on mine at least?
The reason I ask is I think it would serve to give insight on what people were attracted to and help to better construct more attractive prizes next year!
Thanks again it was a pleasure to help others!

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