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Save The Day: April 9
April 9, 2011 – 10:02 AM | 4 Comments
Save The Day: April 9

10 AM update
$70,912 — great work! Thanks again to Charmaine for that rad promotion, and all her hard work. And at 75K, we have $2,500 more coming in. I have no doubt we can polish …

Save The Day: April 8
April 8, 2011 – 8:59 AM | 25 Comments
Save The Day: April 8

2:30 PM update
$68,165 — great job! And big huge thanks to the M. clan for the 1K match: M. Giant, M. Edium, and Trash. M. Edium even pimped DonorsChoose.org to his playdate! That's what I'm …

Save The Day: April 7
April 7, 2011 – 9:11 AM | 14 Comments
Save The Day: April 7

10 PM update
$64,834 at the moment; almost 3K on the day! It's tough to sustain that initial pace, and anecdotal evidence suggests to me that some of you still have paychecks to wait for and …

Save The Day: April 6
April 6, 2011 – 10:11 AM | 18 Comments
Save The Day: April 6

8:15 PM update
As of this writing, $61,134. Solid work! And don't forget, you still have nearly four hours to donate and qualify for a shot at a $100 Zappos gift card! Any project on the …

Save The Day: April 5
April 5, 2011 – 9:04 AM | 17 Comments
Save The Day: April 5

7: 30 PM update
$56,750. Damn good first five days, Nation. We've got a 1K match coming at 66K — but this is sometimes the hard part. This is sometimes where it feels like a boulder …

Save The Day: April 4
April 4, 2011 – 8:56 AM | 24 Comments
Save The Day: April 4

7 PM update
$24,268! Hell of a day at sea, sirs! (And ma'ams!) That means 25K is nigh — and that means another 25K is nigh, compliments of the DonorsChoose.org board of directors! Here's how it'll …

Save The Day: April 3
April 3, 2011 – 12:00 PM | 3 Comments
Save The Day: April 3

noon update
Welcome back, everyone! $17,069 as of this writing, thanks to a fabulous job by the weekend squad. ("Only" had to update that number three times while writing!) I'll select winners for yesterday's mini-prize momentarily.
Today's …

Save The Day: April 2
April 2, 2011 – 12:02 PM | 9 Comments
Save The Day: April 2

noon update
$14,412! Good job, super-friends. (Even better? I had to update this total thrice while writing the entry!)
Administrative notes: I've updated the site FAQ with contest-specific answers, so please give it a read, especially …

Save The Day: April 1
April 1, 2011 – 12:08 AM | 40 Comments
Save The Day: April 1

No fooling, super-friends: we're underway! Huzzah!
4:30 PM update
As of this writing: $11,170! Great start, everyone. Please scroll down for information on today's mini-prizes, and don't forget, for these, you do have to forward me your …

The Contest 2011: Save The Day
March 31, 2011 – 8:19 PM | 8 Comments
The Contest 2011: Save The Day