Hey gang, I wanted to use my privilege of posting on IHC to tell you guys about something I am involved with.
Extra Life began in 2008 as a way of honoring a young lady named Victoria Enmon. Tori’s battle against acute lymphoblastic leukemia inspired the Sarcastic GamerCommunity in a way that is difficult to describe. Members sent in video games and bought gifts to keep Tori’s spirits up despite numerous hospital stays and three bouts with the deadly disease.
If you’re going to be in the giving mood this holiday season, why not donate some blood? Hell, people keep losing gallons of the stuff every day, so it’s always good to contribute more to the supply. These festive blood donation bags were designed by Kisueng Lee, and while they may not be the exact bags your blood goes into, it’s a good reminder. Also, Santa loves to drink the stuff, so leave a glass of blood out on Christmas Eve.
Recently a news story out of Orlando has been getting quite a bit of attention nation wide. The organization Food Not Bombs is making waves in the Orlando area by simply feeding the homeless for free. Apparently the city government wants a cut of the money being used for feeding the homeless folks. To date (as of the writing of this article) seven people have been arrested for being charitable.