Thursday, November 22, 2012

Black Friday

In the great words of my friend, Nik Kel, "I encourage you: if you have plans for black Friday, consider spending that money by donating to causes you are motivated and invested in. Because that is truly something to be thankful for: having the ability to give and to help make the world a better place."

Some causes that you might consider:

My current photo project, The Butch/Femme Photo Project.

My friend, Nik's, Top Surgery Fund:

My friend, Medina's, fundraising efforts for her family in a time of medical crisis:

Fundraising efforts for another one of my friend's medical needs:

The Portland Q Center is a great place to donate to.

The Cascade AIDS Project (World AIDS Day is December 1st!).

This page contains many links to help with the recovery efforts after Hurricane Sandy.

The wonderful organization, ASPCA.

Another wonderful organization, the Humane Society.

The Born Free Foundation.

Meals on Wheels.

These and many other causes. People helping people is what the holidays are about.

Peace and blessings to you and yours.


  1. Great list. What about your equipment fund??!!

    1. That's included in the project fund! (: I hope to get a Kickstarter together soon, as well!

    2. Oh, great - I missed that! I did the donation through FB. I hope your Kickstarter includes travel funds. Some of us would love to be photographed on beaches and things.

    3. Thank you so much! Yes! The Kickstarter will be for travel funds!