195 Bloggers Stay Up Late and Make a Difference: Blogathon 2009
For 24 hours starting tomorrow, Saturday, July 25th at 6:00 AM PT, 195 bloggers will be posting on their blogs every 30 minutes to raise money for the charity of their choice as part of the 2009 Blogathon. The deadline to be a participating blogger has passed, but you can still make a pledge to support one of the 195 registered bloggers until Friday, July 31st.
Fun, huh? Seems like a great idea for nonprofits to promote to their supporters who are already bloggers, or who want an excuse to start a blog. I wish I'd known about it earlier myself. I would have loved to have been a participant.
As of this writing, $23,987.17 has been pledged to all of the participating bloggers combined. Some of the top fundraisers are:
Have you ever seen a nonprofit run a blogathon on its own? I'd love to hear about some other blogathon fundraising examples.