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Chance to win 2013 Hunahpu's!! LIF

Discussion in 'Beer It Forward' started by sendsilk, Mar 10, 2013.

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  1. sendsilk

    sendsilk Defender (635) Aug 31, 2007 Florida
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    Hi everyone. Every year for the past three years I have held a raffle to raise money for my family walk to fight ALS. I went to the Hunahpu release yesterday and won’t be keeping my bottles for myself. Yesterday morning my wife and children walked in the Greater Tampa Bay Walk to Defeat ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). If you don’t know what ALS is you are fortunate that it hasn’t touched your life. It’s a death sentence.

    To raise money I am raffling off my Hunahpu’s to people who donate to our walk. For every $10 you get an entry into the raffle. If you donate $30 you get 3 entries. If only 1 person donates, they get a Hunahpu. If I raise $100, for every additional $100 raised I add another Hunahpu. So let’s say I get $250 in donations, I raffle 3 Hunahpu’s.

    All of the money goes directly to the ALS association via my donation page on their website which is here:http://web.alsa.org/site/TR/Walks/Florida?px=2973903&pg=personal&fr_id=8863

    Please put your BA name in the message line so I know who you are. I will leave the raffle up until Thursday 3/14/2013 at 6pm EST. Please message me with any questions and thanks for any help in fighting this disease.

    If you have donated in the past, thank you! I will be holding the drawing the weekend of 3/16/13 and I will make a video of the drawing so everyone can see.

    Thanks everyone!
    Matt
     
  2. Theeabyss

    Theeabyss Initiate (0) Apr 19, 2012 Illinois

    And this is why I love you so.....
     
  3. McNuts

    McNuts Initiate (0) Nov 24, 2010 North Carolina
    Beer Trader

    Good stuff Matt. I'm in for a few tickets. Awesome thing that you are doing by the way.
     
  4. brooklynbrews

    brooklynbrews Initiate (0) Jan 21, 2010 Uzbekistan

    Donated again, cheers and good luck with the fundraising!
     
  5. sendsilk

    sendsilk Defender (635) Aug 31, 2007 Florida
    Beer Trader

    Thanks for the support guys!
     
  6. wyatt13

    wyatt13 Initiate (0) Feb 13, 2011 Illinois

    Awesome cause --I'm happy to donate. Still a college student, so unfortunately I cannot give as much as I would ideally like. Best of luck with your fundraising!
     
  7. blkcld

    blkcld Initiate (0) May 19, 2010 New Jersey
    Beer Trader

    Since this is for a good cause, one which is actually dear to my heart and family, i would like to make a donation. I know its all for a good cause, and would donate even if the beer was not involved, but since it is, and i'm a big ISO for it, if i donate $100 do i get a bottle?
     
  8. sendsilk

    sendsilk Defender (635) Aug 31, 2007 Florida
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    Wyatt, thank you. My sincere thanks.
     
  9. sendsilk

    sendsilk Defender (635) Aug 31, 2007 Florida
    Beer Trader

    Yes, I would be happy to do that for you.
     
  10. woodchopper

    woodchopper Initiate (0) Jul 31, 2010 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    Hey Matt

    I will make a contribution to it tonight but would not like my name in the drawing as i was fortunate enough to get my own bottles
    :) and would like to help out anyway I can with your cause.

    Jamie
     
  11. woodchopper

    woodchopper Initiate (0) Jul 31, 2010 Illinois
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    if you donated a 100 I would send you one of my bottle........ thanks for helping out Matt's cause we need more generous people to help with the fight of ALS.

    Matt's a super guy thanks to all that help his cause.
     
  12. zekeman17

    zekeman17 Defender (670) Feb 14, 2010 Pennsylvania
    Beer Trader

    Excellant way to support a very worthy cause.
    Donation made.
    Thank you
     
  13. sendsilk

    sendsilk Defender (635) Aug 31, 2007 Florida
    Beer Trader

    Thank you for your support and good luck!
     
  14. sendsilk

    sendsilk Defender (635) Aug 31, 2007 Florida
    Beer Trader

    Tanks Jamie! It was great meeting you this weekend. I'm already looking forward to next year!!
     
  15. adamdd

    adamdd Initiate (0) May 9, 2011 Michigan

    Great idea. I think I donated last year, and am happy to do so again. Good luck with your effort!
     
  16. MaxSpang

    MaxSpang Initiate (0) Jan 28, 2011 Ohio

    Matt is a great BA, and this is a great cause. Hunahpu or not I think we can all spare a few bucks.
     
  17. jstilwell

    jstilwell Disciple (321) Oct 21, 2008 Massachusetts
    Beer Trader

    donated last year, will again. Great cause, and I praise the OP for the effort!
     
  18. sendsilk

    sendsilk Defender (635) Aug 31, 2007 Florida
    Beer Trader

    Thanks guys for your support and good luck in the raffle!
     
  19. IrishColonial

    IrishColonial Champion (861) Mar 5, 2010 Texas
    Beer Trader

    Donated last year, just did again. My great-uncle passed away from this; worst disease ever. Keep up the good work!
     
  20. injuredreserve

    injuredreserve Initiate (0) Apr 18, 2010 Louisiana

    Matt,

    Put me down for $50. Don't include my name in the drawing please. It was great meeting you Thursday.
     
  21. RendoMike

    RendoMike Initiate (0) Sep 6, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Great cause! You're so close to the goal. Donated for a few. Thank you!
     
  22. sendsilk

    sendsilk Defender (635) Aug 31, 2007 Florida
    Beer Trader

    Thanks guys! Nice meeting you too Shane!
     
  23. Jeremy6566

    Jeremy6566 Initiate (0) Jan 10, 2013 Arizona

    I'm still pretty new to BA, but it seems like I'm overwhelmed on a regular basis by the generosity of the members on here!

    I'm glad to be a part of it and be able to help (even if it's not as much as I wish I could) such a great cause!

    Good on you Sendsilk, very cool of you!
     
  24. BeerMeAlready

    BeerMeAlready Initiate (0) Jun 13, 2009 California

    Im in, great idea.
    Good luck!
     
  25. woodchopper

    woodchopper Initiate (0) Jul 31, 2010 Illinois
    Beer Trader


    Every dollar help it doesn't matter how small or how big your donation is it all helps the cause ;)
    and you stepped up to help some one out too!
     
  26. punkhim

    punkhim Initiate (192) Dec 22, 2011 Washington
    Beer Trader

    So close to your goal! Love that you're doing this Matt!
     
  27. Envelopes

    Envelopes Initiate (0) Aug 26, 2012 Ohio

    I love these charity-based LIFs! Such a great part of the community.
     
  28. sendsilk

    sendsilk Defender (635) Aug 31, 2007 Florida
    Beer Trader

    Thanks guys! I really appreciate the support for the cause!
     
  29. dap325

    dap325 Initiate (151) Apr 2, 2009 New York

    I'm happy I saw this thread tonight and could help you out, even if it's just a little bit. Its a great cause and I wish you the best. I see that you just eclipsed your goal. Congrats!
     
  30. sendsilk

    sendsilk Defender (635) Aug 31, 2007 Florida
    Beer Trader

    Dap,
    Thank you so much for contributing! Good luck in the drawing. A little over a day left if anyone else wants in.
     
  31. chriltz

    chriltz Initiate (0) Mar 21, 2010 Illinois

  32. bugdoc

    bugdoc Aspirant (205) Apr 4, 2011 California
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  33. Theredflame2

    Theredflame2 Initiate (183) Jul 30, 2011 Illinois
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    Great cause. I remember this last year. I'm in again.

    Good luck with the fundraising.
     
  34. Compton25

    Compton25 Aspirant (276) Jan 25, 2011 Texas
    Beer Trader

    I'm in, thanks for doing this!
     
  35. fritts211

    fritts211 Aspirant (210) Feb 19, 2011 Tennessee
    Beer Trader

    In for 20, put my BA name on the recognition name part, hope I did that right-ish. I'm happy I didn't miss this! Good on ya man.
     
  36. sendsilk

    sendsilk Defender (635) Aug 31, 2007 Florida
    Beer Trader

    Thank you!
     
  37. sendsilk

    sendsilk Defender (635) Aug 31, 2007 Florida
    Beer Trader

    Thank you for your donation!
     
  38. tugg407

    tugg407 Initiate (0) Oct 16, 2010 Florida
    Beer Trader

    I'm in Matt!

    Nice meeting & drinking beers w/ you!
    Tim
     
  39. RendoMike

    RendoMike Initiate (0) Sep 6, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Wow! Congrats on making your goal and then some.
     
  40. Scoot1969

    Scoot1969 Initiate (0) Dec 13, 2008 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    Once again Matt, good on you. Awesome thing you're doing here, brother.
     
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