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Goin' All The Way, Day 9: After-prom

Submitted by on May 23, 2013 – 7:48 AM10 Comments

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Before we get to the cheating and the speed quarters and the sitting around in Umbro shorts psychoanalyzing the Romance-languages department: over thirty grand raised! Nearly 23,000 kids helped! TWO HUNDRED AND SIX projects completed, one for every bone in Fred the skeleton's body! (Remember him? Yeah. You funded him. Bony high five!)

Today it's all about two things: 1) the PROM match code (enter it at checkout until midnight Hawaii time; get your donation matched up to $500!) and 2) post-prom dramarama. Pennsylvania needs to keep it safe after the prom; Cali needs to learn about the hazards of underage drinking; Houston just wants to keep dancing; and these Tarheels want to follow up on the success of their prom-safety video from last year.

Donate to one of these, or any other project on the TN Prom Giving Page; forward those receipts to bunting at tomatonation dot com; and you could win a $25 Amazon gift card (thanks, Kate G.!), or a $25 sponsorship for RightRides.org.

Twenty grand-ish left with two days to go. You can do it, Nation; today can make it easier. If you haven't tweeted or FB'd the TN Prom, today's the day; don't forget that PROM match code. See what you can win (or what I'm rambling on about), then go donate!

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  • Michael says:

    Is the PROM match code unique from the one last week or do donations made last week using this code apply to $500 limit?

  • Nina says:

    Almost there (only $54 to go) and it's my first dance…. Thanks Tomato Nation!

  • Sarah D. Bunting says:

    @Michael, I believe it's unique, but I'll inquire.

  • Michael says:

    Sarah – I was able to determine it is not unique. Last week's donations do count against limit.

  • Sarah D. Bunting says:

    Jenny just informed me that the donor cap has not reset from last week. Sorry about that! Feel free to "recycle" the code with friends and colleagues, though!

  • scout1222 says:

    The project I donated to this morning got completed! I just spent some time reading through the donors' (mostly TN folk) comments and the response from the teacher and man, do I feel a little misty. Awesome.

  • Lenea says:

    WOW!!! Tomato Nation I cannot believe that our GrowLab garden is so close to funding! This would not have been possible without the #TNProm! Thank you so much for helping us get so close! Only $159 to fund our $1520 DC project!! We would love to press your corsage flowers and make you a bookmark! Tomato Nation ROCKS!
    Thank you!
    Lenea
    http://www.donorschoose.org/project/gardening-creativity-learning-art/994717/

  • Wehaf says:

    Guys, I think we are missing something important here – Michael has donated over $500! I think he deserves a round of applause!

  • Sarah D. Bunting says:

    He definitely does, since he also got firsties. :)

  • Ms. Pac-Man says:

    Thank you so much TOMATO NATION for reaching out to support our students! Thanks for the shout out and for funding the project for my students in CA aimed at preventing underage drinking. We really appreciate your generosity. You are steadily moving us closer to our funding goal.

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