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Ben Cantrick
  Date: 2006-11-21 12:48
  Subject:   BPI food drive update.
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  Mood:HELLZ YEAH!
  Music:NIN - The Hand That Feeds

Congratulations Colorado! You helped bring in 136,065 Pounds of Food for the Denver Rescue Mission!

http://www.kbpi.com/pages/events_station.html?feed=106358&article=305747

OMG! Okay, math is hard, hang on... 61.8 tons!!
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dpcfmander
  User: dpcfmander
  Date: 2006-11-21 20:03 (UTC)
  Subject:   (no subject)
I prefer the lazy man's way to help fight hunger (and many other good causes):

http://www.thehungersite.com/

Whether it's legit or not, I don't know...
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Ben Cantrick
  User: mackys
  Date: 2006-11-21 20:11 (UTC)
  Subject:   (no subject)
I think after the size of the check I wrote for this one, I'm tapped out...
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dpcfmander
  User: dpcfmander
  Date: 2006-11-21 20:28 (UTC)
  Subject:   No...
No $ involved. You click a button and are taken to a page FILLED with banner adds. They claim that all the revenue generated from those adds are donated to the hungry. And they tell you nifty info like, "each page view generates X cups of food for the hungry"

They have about 5 other pages that donate ad revenue to provide health care, preserve rain forests, etc.
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Ben Cantrick
  User: mackys
  Date: 2006-11-21 20:40 (UTC)
  Subject:   (no subject)
I don't buy it. Banner ad "revenue" is almost never real money, usually it's used as part of an exchange of services. Even if they are getting real money, it can't be much. Also be real curious exactly who they're donating this supposed money to...
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Jon: Solla Sollew
  User: j_b
  Date: 2006-11-22 02:24 (UTC)
  Subject:   (no subject)
Keyword:Solla Sollew
http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/charity/hungersite.asp
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