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Vote from Any Country for ME/FM Charity to Win $20,000!

Discussion in 'Phoenix Rising Articles' started by Phoenix Rising Team, Feb 26, 2013.

  1. Kina

    Kina Moderation Team Lead

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    Reach for the Rainbow sent out another email today -- they again asked members to place their second vote with us. :)
     
  2. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    That's great - they have the potential to make a huge difference for us.
     
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  3. Kina

    Kina Moderation Team Lead

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    I hope so.

    I just got wind of yet another cheater on the Mountainaire Facebook page. I must remember to take a screenshot of the votes on the last day and then compare them to the official results. Just to see how many votes were taken off. :eek:
     
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  4. Kina

    Kina Moderation Team Lead

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    I just received a complaint from Reach for the Rainbow. Their Facebook page is being overrun with posters and comments about ME etc. and some of them appear to be very aggressive. So if any body is posting on the Facebook page could you please stop as this page is for support of children with special needs -- it's not about ME and trying to get them to share votes. We don't want to lose this partnership at this critical point so it would be best that we don't upset them any further.

    Thanks.

    Kina.
     
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  5. ggingues

    ggingues $10 gift code at iHerb GAS343 of $40

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    • REACH FOR THE RAINBOW ONTARIO 42919
    • Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society 42147
    • MOUNTAINAIRE AVIAN RESCUE SOCIETY 20406
    • NATIONAL ME/FM ACTION NETWORK 19754
    • SENIOR ANIMALS IN NEED TODAY SOCIETY 10643
    GG

    Almost 700 votes behind at this point.
     
  6. ggingues

    ggingues $10 gift code at iHerb GAS343 of $40

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    I've seen these, how does one do that? Special software or something?

    GG
     
  7. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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  8. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    Just voted for both charities - seven days of voting left...

    • REACH FOR THE RAINBOW ONTARIO42943
    • Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society42193
    • MOUNTAINAIRE AVIAN RESCUE SOCIETY20438
    • NATIONAL ME/FM ACTION NETWORK19882
    • SENIOR ANIMALS IN NEED TODAY SOCIETY10663
     
  9. ggingues

    ggingues $10 gift code at iHerb GAS343 of $40

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  10. ggingues

    ggingues $10 gift code at iHerb GAS343 of $40

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    • REACH FOR THE RAINBOW ONTARIO 47021
    • Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society 44518
    • MOUNTAINAIRE AVIAN RESCUE SOCIETY 21741
    • NATIONAL ME/FM ACTION NETWORK 20810
    • SENIOR ANIMALS IN NEED TODAY SOCIETY 10933
    GG
    Now over 800 votes behind, I wonder what is happening?!
     
  11. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    Ouch! Still, persistence pays. Just voted.

    • REACH FOR THE RAINBOW ONTARIO47048
    • Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society44623
    • MOUNTAINAIRE AVIAN RESCUE SOCIETY21791
    • NATIONAL ME/FM ACTION NETWORK20880
    • SENIOR ANIMALS IN NEED TODAY SOCIETY10954
     
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  12. caledonia

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    This is ridiculous. I have no idea of what they're complaining about:
    a) They're now consistently in first place
    b) We're obviously helping them win a bunch of money for their charity
    c) The comments are perfectly reasonable
    d) It's not like they're going to run out of room on their page for other comments
    e) The contest will be over in a few days

    If the situation were reversed, I would be thrilled to see the support from the other charity. I think they're being extremely short-sighted and ungrateful.
     
  13. Kina

    Kina Moderation Team Lead

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    It is not ridiculous at all. Their FB page is set up to give information about their organization which is providing support for clients (mostly children) with special needs. It's not about ME. It was a reasonable thing to ask in my opinion. It has nothing to do with the contest and them being in first place. They have cleaned up the page quite a bit and have left comments of support.

    Calling a charity 'short-sighted' and 'ungrateful' is quite out of order especially since they have been giving votes to us, inlcuding us in their emails, and added us on their facebook page. They have a huge corporate membership and this membership now knows who we are and what we represent. I certainly think any negativity directed at Reach for the Rainbow is uncalled for. The person who requested that we not post on the FB is entirely supportive of us and she went above and beyond what I asked. Really, they probably will win and would have done so without our support. I think it's important to keep networking relationships positive.
     
  14. ggingues

    ggingues $10 gift code at iHerb GAS343 of $40

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    • REACH FOR THE RAINBOW ONTARIO 49714
    • Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society 46532
    • MOUNTAINAIRE AVIAN RESCUE SOCIETY 22963
    • NATIONAL ME/FM ACTION NETWORK 21917
    • SENIOR ANIMALS IN NEED TODAY SOCIETY 11229
    GG
    Now nearly 1,000 votes behind 3rd, I will keep voting, but it appears our chances are slim, unless some votes get thrown out. Glad we could help out Reach for the Rainbow, seems like they are in good shape!
    PS Wonder if they could send another email out? Perhaps some missed the vote for 2 orgs thing or have forgotten?
     
  15. snowathlete

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    I just voted and sent out the reminder email.
     
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  16. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    I think Kina said they'd already sent two out - it's quite an undertaking for a short-staffed charity run by volunteers to send a big mailing out, and I'm grateful that they've done as much as they have.

    I'm also glad that we've been able to help boost them - I'll be happy to see them win (since that first place is out of reach for us!). :)
     
  17. ggingues

    ggingues $10 gift code at iHerb GAS343 of $40

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    I guess I missed when they sent out the 2nd one, this contest is almost over! So we need to get votes NOW, or it's over for us, so I would think it is worth another mention (if not already done), since we seem to have helped them, unless they got help from some where else?

    GG
     
  18. ggingues

    ggingues $10 gift code at iHerb GAS343 of $40

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    • REACH FOR THE RAINBOW ONTARIO 56705
    • Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society 53423
    • MOUNTAINAIRE AVIAN RESCUE SOCIETY 25624
    • NATIONAL ME/FM ACTION NETWORK 24622
    • SENIOR ANIMALS IN NEED TODAY SOCIETY 12285
    GG
     
  19. ggingues

    ggingues $10 gift code at iHerb GAS343 of $40

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    • REACH FOR THE RAINBOW ONTARIO 59693
    • Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society 56644
    • MOUNTAINAIRE AVIAN RESCUE SOCIETY 26813
    • NATIONAL ME/FM ACTION NETWORK 25917
    • SALTHAVEN WILDLIFE REHABILITATION AND EDUCATION CENTRE INC. 13308
    GG
    There's a new 5th placer! We are now only about 900 votes behind, 2 more days for me, or only 1?
     
  20. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    Now only 800 behind and yes, where did Salthaven come from?

    • REACH FOR THE RAINBOW ONTARIO59915
    • Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society56830
    • MOUNTAINAIRE AVIAN RESCUE SOCIETY27005
    • NATIONAL ME/FM ACTION NETWORK26202
    • SALTHAVEN WILDLIFE REHABILITATION AND EDUCATION CENTRE INC.13332
     

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