Sunday, September 25, 2011

The Benfield Blog: Sharing My Passion

Hey everybody!

My 2nd reason for making such a commitment to my followers is that this blog helps share my passion. I realized that once I gained a substantial following that I had the opportunity and responsibility to do some good.

And I'm happy to say that we HAVE done some good! We've changed lives for the better! In addition to the 10s of thousands of dollars we've raised through auctions, donations, etc, and through our own straight up giving and donating, we've made this blog a community of like-minded people who want to raise each other up!

Over the course of the last 1000 days, I've been fortunate to help a lot, and even travel the world to help. The images today are my favorite charitable images...

Of course, topping the list is my trip to Ghana to help Art Feeds.



And of course, after the Joplin tornado, we all really stepped up to help out families in need...

Chloe was able to get all sorts of clothes, supplies, and money donated!


Even Ellie got in on the helping, raising more than 700 dollars at her lemonade stand...


And one of my favorite Ellie images of all-time, snuggling with breast-cancer survivor (and one of the strongest and sweetest people I know), her grandma Denise...


And countless others. I love helping, because I know first-hand the benefits that helping accomplishes. My thankfulness to this blog, and to you the readers are overflowing.

Talk to you soon,
Dale







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