Over at Another Coconut (which I nominated for a VBA), there is a post about helping the victims of the recent super typhoon that hit our country.
It has been scientifically proven that contributing to charity has positive effects on your well-being. It also automatically makes you an awesome person instead of a person who just PRETENDS to be awesome.
So pick an organization, and do something.
I know that not a lot of people read this blog (I have like, what, five or six viewers, myself included?), but I feel that it’s my responsibility to at least START doing something instead of looking at all of the pictures and videos and newscasts and heart-wrenching messages of the survivors and FEELING bad.
And if I could get even just *one* person to donate because of this post, then this post was worth it.
Fuck all that talk about the “indomitable Filipino spirit”, that’s bullshit we say to make ourselves feel better and you KNOW it. This isn’t the time for rhetoric and feel-good speeches, it’s the time for action. We say that we care so much about our fellowmen on social media – now’s the time to step up and PROVE it in real life.
Here’s a compilation of all the links I see popping up on…
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