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26 October 2009 @ 01:21 pm
Signal boost: help save Dave's house  
I have several friends and acquaintances who live in (or used to live in) Middle Tennessee and might know Dave. I don't, personally, but I do know (at least virtually) some of the folks involved in the Save Dave's House community and perceive them as being reliable and trustworthy.

I'm helping to save a guy named Dave's house and land from foreclosure by promoting the Save Dave Online Auction being held on LiveJournal now through November 20, 2009.
Everything ranging from tech support and professional editing to yarn and everything knitted you can imagine. Autographed first editions and TV/movie memorabilia. Want custom or handmade jewelry, or a custom quilt or book bag? Think someone might like original art or photos (or letterpressed biz cards, or custom notecards) for Upcoming Holiday Gifting? What about baked goods People are even auctioning off surprises and taking offers for custom duct tape creations!

People who don't even know this guy Dave have brought the best of themselves to help him stay in his home. Most auctions are ending around Halloween...go check out what's on offer before it's over! And if you can, spread the word about the auction. Thanks!

Also my long-time net-friend kshandra is in a bind in part due to medical expenses.

And my long-time net-acquaintances eleri and her family are having ongoing financial stress, in large part because two of their children have a genetic disorder requiring a lot of care.
Janet Miles, CAP-OMjanetmiles on October 26th, 2009 05:55 pm (UTC)
Re: Saving Dave
I understand. This is not meant to try to guilt people into participating, but rather to make people aware of the situation and let them decide what, if anything, they are comfortable doing.
une idee fixeideealisme on October 26th, 2009 06:03 pm (UTC)
Re: Saving Dave
Don't worry, from what I know of your style I know you'd never in a million years start guilt-tripping people. I think I have more of a problem with the concept rather than your promotion of it. I think it is a cultural thing maybe.

The fact that I am in situation almost identical to this Dave guy is probably influencing my feelings very strongly, but there's the culture thing too.

Anyway. We do what we need to do when our backs are to the wall. That I do understand.