Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness. Seneca
Tuesday, December 11, 2007
An Extra Mitzvah for Obama Supporters
I put myself on the Barack Obama mailing list very early. It’s all about the accessories, of course — I wanted to be the first kid on the block with an Obama button!Today I received an email message from a volunteer coordinator in Iowa with the open-me subject line “An Unusual Request.” I’m nothing if not a target market, so of course I opened it. The request? Send an online note of encouragement to one of the Iowa precinct captains. The captains work long hours and it’s all volunteer. The campaign provides a link with a page that’s all set to email: just enter your message. The only personal information required is an email address and your zip code.After sending the message, a heads up that you’ll see a page asking if you’d also like to make a financial donation (it’s a campaign, after all). But no contribution is necessary to send a note of encouragement.
Today’s extra credit mitzvah:Click here to senda note of support and thanks to an Iowa precinct captain.