We at Blogs4Bauer are pleased to announce that we have expanded our public service role, and (un)officially designated ourselves as a not-for-profit enterprise.
You may have noticed a while back that we picked up some sponsorship, in the form of advertising for Catscape Tees. We have encouraged you to visit and patronize this fine establishment, particularly because of their support of the Carnival of Bauer, and because of their hot t-shirt model, whom you can see to the right.
We are proud to announce the details of the partnership we've formed with the proprieter of this fine establishement. Each month that the ad remains on Blogs4Bauer, Greg Wolkins will be making a $55 donation in Jack Bauer's name to Any Soldier, Inc.. For those of you who don't know what they do, here's a description:
Sergeant Brian Horn from LaPlata, Maryland, an Army Infantry Soldier with the 173rd Airborne Brigade was in the Kirkuk area of Iraq when he started the idea of Any Soldier to help care for his soldiers. He agreed to distribute packages, that came to him with "Attn: Any Soldier" in the address, to the soldiers who were not getting mail.
Brian just completed a tour in Afghanistan and is stationed in Italy, but Any Soldier Inc. continues with your support.
Any Soldier Inc. started in August 2003 as a simple family effort to help the soldiers in one Army unit, thus our name. However, due to overwhelming requests, on 1 January 2004 the Any Soldiertm effort was expanded to include any member, of any of the Armed Services, in harms way.
They are a fine organization, and we are proud to support them, with the help of Greg and Catscape Tees. (You can view the receipt of Greg's donation by clicking on the image at the left.)
So why are we telling you about this? Well, clearly to brag about how awesome we are. But more than that, we're inviting you to advertise with us. Greg can probably testify to the fact that he's gotten a lot of traffic from us—but more than that, we can guarantee that we have reasonable rates, and that every dollar you pay will go directly to the charity of your choice (subject to our approval—the ACLU does not count, for example).