On July 25, 2009, I will be participating in Blogathon 2009 to support RAINN (Rape Abuse & Incest National Network). After everything that happened, RAINN helped me find support I needed, and so I want to help give back by blogging to raise money for them. RAINN provides information, support, and crisis counseling to survivors and the families of survivors through their Web site, online hotline and 24-hour phone hotline (1-800-656-HOPE). They also work with hundreds of local crisis centers to help people around the country.
If you'd like to help me meet my goal, you can pledge your support by visiting the Blogathon Web site or clicking the image above. There, you can sign up for an account (Why do I have to sign up?), which will allow you to sponsor my blog by the hour or by pledging a lump sum. You can pledge as little or as much as you'd like--even one dollar can add up to help keep the hotlines running!
You can also show your support by becoming a volunteer to monitor the blogs and cheer the bloggers on. You'll find more information about that here. If you'd like to join me in blogging for 24 hours, you can sign up to be a blogathon blogger until 9:00PM EDT at blogathon.org/.