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Aviva contest semi-finals (for $150,000)

Discussion in 'Fundraising' started by Aileen, Dec 3, 2012.

  1. Ember

    Ember Senior Member

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    I believe so. Could we learn anything from "Bear With Us?" They have more than twice the votes.
  2. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    Ember, did you post a reply? All I can see in your post is my own post quoted! Not sure if that's just me! :)

    Edit: Oh, I see it now. Thanks!
  3. Nielk

    Nielk

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    I looked at their Facebook page and they have nearly 5,000 members. If most of them vote daily, that will explain their sucess.
    Our Facebook page has 528! https://www.facebook.com/AvivaCCDC?skip_nax_wizard=true

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  4. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    They're cute and furry. :(
  5. snowathlete

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    i just voted. we're on 2545 votes!
  6. Nielk

    Nielk

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    Definitely cuter than us.:mad:
  7. Aileen

    Aileen Senior Member

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    Just above the pictures of the different projects are 3 dropdown boxes. Click on: Sort by "Most votes" and Filter by "Large" to see the standings in our category. We must be in the top 10.

    Still in 14th (virtual tie for 15th). This is where we were day 1 folks. We need to get more people voting!
  8. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    Thanks, Eileen! That explains why the ranks and votes didn't seem consistent.
  9. Ember

    Ember Senior Member

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    You and M.E.
    "Bare With Us"

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  10. Aileen

    Aileen Senior Member

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    For people needing detailed step-by-step voting instructions (severely brainfogged), here they are. Also, you can print this off and take it in to places.

    Everyone anywhere in the world can vote. Please ask your family and friends for help!

    Attached Files:

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  11. Aileen

    Aileen Senior Member

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    This just in: Norwegians did NOT get funding for Rituximab!! Now this is more important than ever!
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  12. SickOfSickness

    SickOfSickness Senior Member

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    Voted for the fourth time. Yesterday's rank: 20 :(
  13. Little Bluestem

    Little Bluestem Senescent on the Illinois prairie, USA

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    I was not able to vote today. I have been trying for nearly an hour and it is tomorrow there.

    The site acted really weird when I first tried to load the page. I finally got the sign-in page up, put in my info, hit the button, and a bit later had the blank sign in page again. There was never any error message. After 3 tries, I changed my password a little, in case I was not remembering it correctly, and again got the blank page with no error message.

    On the thought that both password attempts might have been incorrect, I decided to reset my password. The same thing happened. Three times I enter my info, hit the button, and got the blank page back.

    I suppose I will try a little later to get Thursday vote in early.
  14. Aileen

    Aileen Senior Member

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    Oh no! I hope other groups were having the same problems!! Thanks for trying Bluestem.
  15. Kati

    Kati Patient in training

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    Keep on voting! Do not give up! Thank you!
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  16. Tuha

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    I chcecked the results of the best 20 organisations in our category. Just be carefull because sometimes it doesnt show the good numbers. I chcecked it in the time when americans start to wake up slowly (around 6 a.m.) so it means that during the day we will a bit lose our position because we have a lot of european and australian voters. here are the results:

    1. Riehl skate park - 5678
    2. Undercurrent Youth Centre - 5536
    3. Une vraie cour d'école pour ados! - 5463
    4. Fighting for Healthy, Affordable Food in North End Halifax - 5120
    5. Exoskeleton for Trevor Greene, Canadian Veteran – 4779


    6. Nouveau gymnase pour notre club de gymnastique Les Hirondelles – 4482
    7. Stay Strong Nick Roma 4462
    8. Harder-4-Carter: The Carter Antila Memorial SkatePark - 4210
    9. Non-profit Companion Animal Hospital & Shelter – 3876
    10. Castle Park's "Play for ALL", universally accessible playground – 3767


    11. Un préau pour L'École des Enfants-de-la-Terre - 3557
    12. Medical equipment for a new chronic diseases clinic in Vancouver – 3520
    13. Projet Paradis / Paradis Project – 3492
    14. The Power of Play - A Barrier Free Playground – 3329
    15. Sensory Therapy Room for kids at Lutherwood - 3025


    16. Building Change -A New Shelter for the RCSPCA - 2951
    17. Vera M. Welsh & community of Lac La Biche needs a new playground - 2937
    18. Sports for all 2902
    19. Valley Park Go Green Cricket Field Project - Let There Be Lights - 2883
    20. Volunteering to Independence Program "the Katimavik VIP program" - 2718

    I would do a small analyse. Our results are not pesimistic but also not optimistic. We are only 250 votes behind the 10 th place but also other organisations are not far away from us. if you look at other organisations there are a lot of kids organisations and how we could already see it - the kids are able to bring thousands of votes in the last day. so we should try to catch at least 7-8 position and the gap is already around 900 votes. it´s not a lot but we have to do something now to change it because every day it will be more difficult. We already did a lot of commercial and we can continue but it doesnt bring us significant number of new voters. i think we have 2 possibilities. 1. to try to contact a big ME, fibromyalgia, Lyme,...organisation from our kind of diseas and ask them to make a big call to their members. If we post a promotion on a page it brings only few votes - it has to be someone from that community. 2. to try to find some kids organisations from our area and ask them to vote for us.
    I think without this we will not be sucessfull. So any suggestions are welcome.
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  17. Nielk

    Nielk

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    In case you needed a reminder to vote today - here it is.
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  18. Nielk

    Nielk

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    Thanks to all your votes, we are now in 10th place! :balloons:
    Please keep on voting to keep us there.
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  19. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    Great news - onwards and upwards!

    Thanks for passing this on. :thumbsup:
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  20. Aileen

    Aileen Senior Member

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    I don't know where you are getting this info. I was just on the Aviva leaderboard site and it is all messed up. The numbers are wrong too. You have to look at each individual project page, which I did, and put it on a spreadsheet a few moments ago.
    We are in 14th place and are some 80 votes behind 13th. We need more people to start voting. :(

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