My friend Wendy (caribousmom) is participating in the 24 hour Read-a-Thon this weekend. It's a fund raiser for Reading is Fundamental (RIF), a children's literacy program that has suffered extreme budget cuts under the Bush administration (don't get me started). To support Wendy's venture into this reading challenge, I'm pledging $30 to RIF. You can support RIF too; either visit Wendy's blog about the challenge or leave a comment here to let us know you're supporting the cause. Thanks!
Wendy would be embarrassed that I'm telling you this, but she does some fabulous work out in the world, volunteering her time for some really wonderful programs. And she's preparing for this Read-a-Thon while forest fires rage around them, not knowing if they'll need to evacuate from their home in Northern California. Wendy, you're amazing!