Wow, thank you to everyone who has offered to donate a product or service in exchange for a donation to Wireman’s Indiegogo Campaign. Please check back because I keep adding new things–or if something you wanted is taken, let me know and I’ll see if there’s another available. So if you want something on this list, just make the donation and email me. I’ll make sure you get your heart’s desire. If you want to donate something, just send me an email through my contact button above. On behalf of struggling readers, thank you again!
SOLD: $10 A jar of maple-roasted almond butter from Morgan Doane (must be in GR to collect this one)
If you donate: $15 A signed Laurie Keller picture book!
SOLD !(one more below for a year at $70) If you donate: $20 You get a 3 month subscription from Voeden Kitchen, a monthly meal planning service. Here’s a description from their website: Plant-based, in-season, colorful, and delicious; Voeden meals will make you feel awesome. The recipes are veggie-loaded (vegetarian at their core), gluten free (or easily modifiable to be), and easily vegan; the reicpes are easy to modify to fit your personal dietary needs – meat-eating, vegan, vegetarian, gluten free, nut-free or otherwise. When you subscribe, you receive shopping lists, recipes and meal plans. Tina Asma, co-owner, studied with the school of Integrative Kitchen in New York City. She’s recently returned to GR.
SOLD If you donate: $20 A brand-new copy of Sharks Prehistorica ($28 retail) still in its wrapping.
SOLD: $25 a family-pack of tie dyed-in-West Michigan, bamboo socks – up to 5 pairs (2 adult and 3 child sizes from infant through large child) from Rita Petteys of Yarn Hollow
If you donate: $25 1 hour of software assistance from Max Gilles (via web (go-to meeting), phone or in person if possible) Max can solve almost anything you throw at him and he is a very calm Bronco…
SOLD: If you donate: $25 4 beautifully-etched plates totaling 5 X 7 inches from artist Lori Eslick (see below)
SOLD: If you donate: $25 Either A men’s/unisex Bamboo/Organic Cotton hooded Jacket or a women’s fitted Bamboo Button Down shirt from Marta Swain at Clothing Matters. many colors and sizes XS-3X
1 SOLD–1 more available! If you donate: $25 an elegant wire-wrapped hummingbird feeder made by Sue Bouchard
If you donate: $30 a beautiful handmade necklace from Medha Rode
If you donate: $30 this beautiful handmade pendant from Melissa Leitch
SOLD! If you donate: $35 you will receive 8 dozen beautiful and delicious ‘mini’ cookies delivered to your door (in GR area) from Sue Osgood, AKA the Cookie Lady. So many varieties to choose from–Chocolate-cherry-chocolate, Chocolate-molasses crinkles, Cranberry shortbread, Ginger gems, Lavender shortbread, Lemon gems, Mini chocolate chip, Mini M & M’s, Oatmeal-raisin with chocolate chips, Pumpkin-chocolate chip, Scottish shortbread, Sponge-painted circles, Whole wheat snickerdoodles…
If you donate: $40 a wonderful recyled lightweight polyester jacket from Clothing Matters
- Eco-friendly water resistant lightweight shell
- Shaped seams for a stylish feminine cut
- Reflective piping on front and back
- Partial mesh venting in upper back
- Elastic shock cord with adjustable cord lock
- Lower pockets with zipper closure
- Inside port access for personal compact audio device
100% recycled high count polyester/ecological
SOLD: If you donate: $40 an evening of babysitting by college junior and very cool guy, Walter Gilles
SOLD: If you donate: $40 a tie dyed cotton picnic blanket/couch throw dyed in your choice of up to 5 colors ( Rita Petteys of Yarn Hollow will provide a color sheet so you can choose)
If you donate: $40 a vegan or vegetarian Indian dinner for two (donate $75 for four) by Roger Gilles–he’s an amazing and accomplished Indian food cook.
If you donate: $50–four fun bouquets in unique containers–either one a month for four months OR all for one great party! donated by Pam Vander Ploeg
SOLD! (1 more available!) If you donate: $45 two audio cds of the Animal Rescue Team stories, still in shrinkwrap ($68 value)
If you donate: $50, Shane VanOosterhout will design an invitation or flyer for your special event.
If you donate: $50– an hour of personal training and a free week’s membership at Rockford MVP courtesy of Shandy Longcore
SOLD -3 (contact Sue if interested) If you donate: $50 A starter native plant garden of 20 plants suited to your yard (an $80 value) from my long-established native plant garden. Must be in GR to collect this one.
If you donate: $50 1 hour social media primer on skype with saradipity media (Sara is very knowledgeable and fun!)
If you donate: $65 fine artist Molly Alicki Corriveau (mollyalicki.com) will make you a line drawing–for your website, stationery, etc. Molly can draw anything!
If you donate $70, You get a one year subscription from Voeden Kitchen, a monthly meal planning service (normally $100). Here’s a description from their website: Plant-based, in-season, colorful, and delicious; Voeden meals will make you feel awesome. The recipes are veggie-loaded (vegetarian at their core), gluten free (or easily modifiable to be), and easily vegan; the reicpes are easy to modify to fit your personal dietary needs – meat-eating, vegan, vegetarian, gluten free, nut-free or otherwise. When you subscribe, you receive shopping lists, recipes and meal plans. Tina Asma, co-owner, studied with the school of Integrative Kitchen in New York City. She’s recently returned to GR.
If you donate $70, Men’s Recycled Polyester Insulated Textured Jacket from Clothing Matters
- Two-way front zipper
- Adjustable cuff band with hook and loop closure
- Detachable hood
- Full length storm flap with rubber snaps
- Upper chest outer zipper pocket
- Lower front pockets with rubber snapped flaps
- Two inside security pockets, one with audio port
- Adjustable shock cord at hem
If you donate: $100 6 30 minute piano lessons from experienced instructor Molly Bryan (that’s not Molly, but you get the idea!) Must be in GR.
SOLD! If you donate: $100 10 home-baked pies delivered one a month for 10 months to your GR area home from Catherine Frerichs–please don’t make me buy this one.
SOLD! (Email Sue if this was your heart’s desire : ) …If you donate: $150 I will teach a vegan cooking class for up to 8 people (normally $250)–these are so much fun! See my FaceBook page about plant-based eating. OR my weblog
SOLD! If you donate $200, foodie extraordinaire and restaurateur Michele Sellers and professional chef Dave Ogren will do a beer and food pairing dinner for six in your home OR in Michele’s beautiful and historic home (choose hers!) Don’t these two look like fun to you? They are!
If you donate: $250 my long-time and very wonderful agent, Wendy Schmalz, will critique the first three chapters of your middle grade or young adult novel (no picture books) schmalzagency.com. A great way to get your work seen by a very succesful New York agent!
If you donate: $450 Consultant extraordinaire, Dr. Debbie McFalone will do a 3-hour professional learning session for up to 40 teachers on “The Highly Engaged Classroom” (this is half her usual rate). The school must be within a 50-mile radius of Grand Rapids. debbiemcfalone.com
SOLD! If you donate: $500 I will make 3 author presentations at your school (must be on the same day and within an hour of Grand Rapids.) This is half my full day rate.