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Contest: Thanking HP

Submitted by on October 31, 2009 – 5:19 PM16 Comments

Would you like to thank HP for helping us to reach our goal? So would I. Candice recommends doing the following:

Our contact at HP suggests that readers contact CEO Mark Hurd via the "Contact Us" form on this link.

He says they take these comments and feedback seriously, so this is a great forum for your readers to say thanks!

$305,486 with just under 7 hours left. HP Halloween!

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  • Kari says:

    Sent them a thank-you note! Probably rambled too much about my gratitude, but what can you do? I am overwhelmed with the awesome.

  • Sarah D. Bunting says:

    My bad: 310. (!!)

  • Glossaria says:

    I'm such a slacker… been meaning to donate all month, and suddenly realized, "Gee, Halloween. That's the– ack, that's the END OF OCTOBER!" So I sat my butt down and picked out 31 projects to donate to today. Time to re-check that total, Sars!

  • Glossaria says:

    …oops. Actually, I probably posted that just after you *did* check the total. :D

  • Jenn C. says:

    Wow, way to GO, Glossaria!

    And yes, thank you note written. A good idea that I had completely not thought about doing.

  • Kristen B. says:

    Thank you message – sent! And now…we dance the dance of the righteous. :)

  • Leigh in CO says:

    Just wanted to note that those desks finally got funded, thanks to some help from my Facebook circle and the awesomeness of the rest of the Tomato Nation. It was a good day!

  • Cristina in Vienna says:

    Written that thank you note, hope someone there actually reads it.
    YAY 310!
    I'm a little sad that it's almost over, but I certainly will be back next year and I hope by then I'll be able to make a bigger contribution. Now that I'm forewarned I can save up for it.
    Thanks everyone for being the wonderful caring people you are. It's been a deeply moving experience.

  • Sasha says:

    Glossaria, that is fantastic!

  • Liz says:

    Thank you sent. And thank you to all of the other Tomato Nation readers for the spirit of competitive donation, and to Sars and Amanda for putting so much time and work into organizing the drive.

  • camelama says:

    Thank you note: Done!

    Saving for next year: Started!

  • Deanna says:

    Thank you note: sent. And we dug deep and found a little more to give to the desk project. I'm so relieved it was funded. Yay Nation!!

  • Shanchan says:

    Thank you note to HP sent! Thanks! Yay nation! One more hour, can't believe how much it has gone up even today! Snif!

  • Elaine says:

    Thank you note signed, sealed and delivered. We did an amazing thing, and we should all sleep well tonight. Thanks also to Sars and Amanda Hug-and-Kiss the Intern for a job incredibly done.

  • Elizabeth in the NJ wilds says:

    Thank you written and sent- Hugs and internet love to the fellow TNationers. Late night with a candy wired toddler = Fun for all!

  • M says:

    $313,824 at 12:04 am on the East Coast. Well done, y'all!!

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