This week I packed my lunch every single day, and today I donated the money I would have spent if I’d eaten out. It adds up, let me tell you. And the cost of five lunches purchased in downtown Seattle can do a lot more good when put into the hands of a charitable organization.
My charity of choice: Doctors Without Borders (Medicins Sans Frontieres). I subscribe to the Yarn Harlot blog and she keeps a running total of how much her fellow knitters have donated to DWB/MSF (over a million dollars to date!); her challenge is for us to set aside the money we would have spent on “wants” for one week, and donate it.
Here’s a fun button courtesy of the Yarn Harlot; clicking on it will take you right to the DWB website where you can learn all about the organization.