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Contest: The Final Countdown

Submitted by on October 28, 2009 – 8:32 AM35 Comments

320x240Head-banging synchronized with synthesizer chords compliments of Europe. $266,851 compliments of Tomato Nation, Asirda, HP, Jenn and Wiley, and $ and His Mysterians.

And like the little green Jedi once said…there is another.

A gentleman we will know only as Mighty Big TARhead has placed a side bet: if our total reaches $280,000 by 5 PM EST on Saturday 31 October, Mighty Big TARhead will contribute another $20,000.

MBT has excellent taste in non-fiction television, and in non-profit organizations. Let's not let him down, shall we? Just over 13K to go and several days to do it. No problem.

In keeping with the Star Wars theme, anyone donating to today's list of projects (scroll down, won'tcha) is eligible to win two (2) tickets to Star Wars In Concert at the Nassau Coliseum, donated by the celestial Tammy D. You could also win a Wonder Killer t-shirt — you guys are the opposite of that, and so is the talented and good-hearted Pamie (she donated them), but the shirts are still rad. (And red, as it happens.) Lots of sizes…lots of love aw group hug.

The list is below; email me your receipts at bunting at tomatonation dot com.

Calling All Scientists! (funded!)

Books Worth A Million (funded!)

Native American POW WOW (funded!)

Waking Up Our Reading Skills with "Twilight" (funded!)

Taking the Leap: Multimedia Learning for Students with Autism

Hidden Hallway to Health (funded!)

Datalicious! (funded!)

Hear It, See It. Now I'm Learning.

Math Mania!

Awesome Alphabet Activities (funded!)

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