Starting yesterday, To Write Love On Her Arms joined twenty-four other charities in Round One of the American Giving Awards presented by Chase, a voting contest on Facebook to honor the past winners of Chase Community Giving. Voting is open from until nextWednesday, October 5th at 12pm EST. All charities have been divided into five categories, allowing one from each group to continue on to Round Two, starting December 2nd. Each charity that continues on will receive $125,000 and the chance to win $1 million dollars at the end of Round Two. TWLOHA has already received support via Twitter from Miley Cyrus, in addition to Perez Hilton, Christina Perri, Switchfoot, and Anberlin. Please help TWLOHA continue on to Round Two by liking the American Giving Awards presented by Chase Facebook page and voting for TWLOHA, here: Chase Community Giving – American Giving Awards | Facebook.
At TWLOHA, they often talk about being a bridge to help. Taking the first step to talk to a friend about something painful is scary, as is packing a suitcase to go to a treatment center for the first or fifth time. They exist as a safe passage offering hope and encouragement along the way. Winning the American Giving Award will allow TWLOHA to strengthen that bridge, to take their message of hope and help on the road to more places and in more creative ways than they’ve ever been able to do before, such as: