Let's get back to reading and literacy!

Let's get back to reading and literacy!

From Harry Thomason

Helping take my wife, Linda Bloodworth's unique reading program, The Charlie Classics, nationwide! Preparing staff and materials so any school can utilize the program! Great community involvement with students!

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Update #10

about 1 month ago

I have 25 days left to raise money for my favorite cause, THE CHARLIE CLASSICS! Please help me get it to at least $5000 over the next couple of days. Any size donation will be appreciated and will help. We need to get young people in this country reading again and this is a great way to do it and also improve communications between the generations! We believe a University is about to join us in making the program available to schools across the nation. PLEASE HELP TODAY!

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Dear Friend,

So sorry for the non-personal tone of this note.  I hate raising money, but I do want to help my wonderful wife, Linda Bloodworth Thomason’s program, The Charlie Classics (named for her grandfather). It’s a program that encourages students to read and understand important and classic books in return for prizes and scholarships.  

I especially like the way it gets the local community and students to interact with each other!  To get credit for reading a particular book, a student contacts a community member who has read and been steeped in everything about the one book they are in charge of.  It’s great!  Sometimes, it’s a plumber who knows more than most college professor about Moby Dick or a nurse that knows everything about her one book, War and Peace.  It manages to draw the community and students closer together. That’s a good thing!

So, I’m sorry to inconvenience you with this request for help but please donate if you can and don’t worry about it if you can’t or even just simply choose not to.

They have told me this is not the kind of note I should post to increase donations, but it’s the way I feel.  If you do give money or send on to people on your list - I will be more appreciative than anyone else you have ever given money to! If not, I’m just glad you’re all my friends!

Harry Thomason

Link to the Claudia Foundation for details: http://www.theclaudiafoundation.org/

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Harry Thomason posted a new update:
about 1 month ago

Update #15

I have 25 days left to raise money for my favorite cause, THE CHARLIE CLASSICS! Please help me get it to at least $5000 over the next couple of days. Any size donation will be appreciated and will help. We need to get young people in this country reading again and this is a great way to do it and also improve communications between the generations! We believe a University is about to join us in making the program available to schools across the nation. PLEASE HELP TODAY!

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Harry Thomason posted a new update:
about 1 month ago

Update #14

Thought I would post on this at least one more time. It really is a good cause that deserves better. I had originally hoped to get it up to $5000 by today, but that seems impossible but I am dreaming for a miracle. If you can possibly make ANY size contribution today, it would be gratefully appreciated. Thank you and hope you're having a wonderful holiday!

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Harry Thomason posted a new update:
about 1 month ago

Update #13

This is a good cause and I am a lousy money raiser. Please contribute to this page in spite of me.. It will hopefully, eventually help our country get back to reading books. That would help.

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Harry Thomason posted a new update:
2 months ago

Update #12

Sorry to disturb you again but we are more than halfway through the time to raise our goal and we are not halfway there! Last night, I had a dream that we doubled the amount we have already raised in one day - don't worry, I know it was a dream and that probably won't happen today! But our team needs a little encouragement, so if you were considering giving, but just waiting - would you please consider doing it today? Would you consider sending the site to your friends?

Thank you so much to all those that have given and I will get the proper thank you out to each and everyone of you!
I am blessed with good friends and heck, even some good enemies, and I thank you for all have done! .

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Harry Thomason posted a new update:
2 months ago

Update #11

I hate to keep bothering you guys but we have fallen a little behind on our fundraising efforts. Anything you donate will be appreciated - even five dollars!

I want to make this program work and the Lord knows, there has never been a time when our nation needed to get back in the good habit of reading! Thank you if you have already given and thank you if you are going to and thank you if you can't but will pass this along!

This is one of those times when places like Facebook do really good things!

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Harry Thomason posted a new update:
3 months ago

Update #10

I still am not good at this but I know the reading program is one of the best in the universe! How do I know I am not good? Because I have raised very little funds for my wife. I want to do better and ask you again if you will please consider donating? Heck, even $5 would make a difference. I am a long way from my goal of $1500 and haven't got that long to get there. This is a good program for both, my friends on the left and my friends on the right! Consider giving and thank you regardless!

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Harry Thomason posted a new update:
3 months ago

Update #8

Friends, I am not a good salesman but this is a good program if we can secure enough funds to implement it! We are making some progress in
getting Linda's alma mater, University of Missouri, to join us but we are not there yet . So here I am begging again for you to contribute to this unique program! You don't have to make a big contribution - any size will
greatly help a noble cause! Thank you for listening to me!

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Harry Thomason posted a new update:
3 months ago

Update #7

Friends, I am not a good salesman but this is a good program if we can secure enough funds to implement it! We are making some progress in
getting Linda's alma mater, University of Missouri, to join us but we are not there yet . So here I am begging again for you to contribute to this unique program! You don't have to make a big contribution - any size will
greatly help a noble cause! Thank you for listening to me!

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Harry Thomason posted a new update:
3 months ago

Update #6

Sorry, I am not good at this! This good project deserves to meet it's goal!
If you can, would you please make a contribution? If you can't, would you please consider sending this to friends on your Facebook and Twitter feeds? Thank you!

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Harry Thomason posted a new update:
4 months ago

Update #1

We finally opened the campaign for the Claudia Foundatin! Nothing fancy, no prices just a good program!

to find out more abut the foundation go to its website:
https://www.theclaudiafoundation.org

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