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Little Ways to Help
Fri 29-Oct-10
4:00 pm
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Michelle from Oregon
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I thought I'd share 2 sites that I'm aware of that do their little part to help the world.

The first one helps pets. Its called Freekibble, and the idea is simple. You come on the site and try to answer the trivia question of the day. Right or wrong the site then donates 10 pieces of kibble for animal shelters. The site has provided over 4,000,000 bowls of food since April 2008. If you check it out, be sure to read about Mimi, the site's creator/founder. She's something else!

There is a dog side and a cat side, to be sure to check for the link.

http://www.freekibble.com/

 

The other one helps people, and is called Freerice. You come on their site and can pick from a variety of topics to answer trivia questions. A correct answer donates 10 grains of rice. You can stay and play for as long as you like. Since October 2007 they have donated 2,099,477,486 grains of rice.

http://freerice.com/

 

TA, feel free to make my links pretty! big_laugh

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Fri 29-Oct-10
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I think your links should be OK Michelle, they are not too long.

I frequently play free rice, it's rather addictive.

 

I'll try that again!

Fri 29-Oct-10
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What simple and great ideas.

Thanks, Michelle. ok

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Fri 29-Oct-10
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Toffeeapple said:

I frequently play free rice, it's rather addictive.


 

See what you mean, TA, I've just won a mere 7000 grains of rice for the needy!!  surprised

 

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Fri 29-Oct-10
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Ooh I used to play that too, haven't done for a while due to its addictive nature but got pretty good at one point tongue

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I'd forgotten about free rice, but it is a useful way to waste time embarassed

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