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Marine Toys for Tots Foundation

The 2009 RIA Beard Off for Toys for Tots

Donations as of December 23, 2014:

$0.00 Raised Offline
$3,210.00 Raised Online
$3,210.00 Total Raised

The 2009 RIA Beard Off for Toys for Tots

Welcome to the first ever RIA Beard Off! This is a charity event for members of the RIA community to grow beards and raise money for Marine Toys for Tots Foundation! Let's grow beards and support each other. We're so busy making things move on the web, nobody cares what we look like anway. Let's do this and help the Marines get less fortunate kids some toys this holiday season!

- @chuckstar

HOW TO BEARD:

Beard Off contestants must donate $50 to compete. Enter between Monday, 11/23 and Friday, 11/27. Upon donation and by 10am EST Friday 11/27, update your Twitter avatar with a CURRENT & COMPLETELY CLEAN SHAVEN photo of yourself. Tweet "I'm raising money for Toys for Tots > http://bit.ly/riabeardoff @RIABeardOff ".

You must update your avatar at least twice between then and 12/14, showing your beard growth. However, you can update your avatar daily if you wish. I will capture avatars frequently to update our beard growth progress on this page. For tips on growing a beard, read: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beard

HOW TO PLAY & DONATE:

Starting Friday 11/27, if you're not 'bearding', make a donation of between $10 and $50 by clicking the "Give Now" button above. In your comments, mention the twitter id of the 'bearder' you think will grow the fullest, thickest, most grizzly beard over the course of the contest.

WHO WINS:

The primary goal of Toys for Tots is to deliver, through a new toy at Christmas, a message of hope to less fortunate youngsters that will assist them in becoming responsible, productive, patriotic citizens.

 

TIMELINE:

11/23 - Monday - Bearder registration starts
11/27 - Friday  - Bearder registration ends, Open donations start!
11/30 - Monday - First of many, frequent beader snapshots posted!

12/14 - Monday - Last Bearder update posted!
12/15 - Tuesday - Bearding ends. Bearders can shave & move on with their lives.

Supporters

Comment Donation
@connatser aight Connatser!
$10.00
Lord Paulo Fierro Go @bitchwhocodes!
$50.00
Sir Keith Peters Keith Peters
$50.00
Dan Johnson (@eclecticdan) Poor @CurtStaubach. He's try'n. & Witnessing @KevinSuttle slowly become a werewolf.
$50.00
Evan Schechtman Jesse is incredibly hairy.
$25.00
flashionista cheering for the litl guys :-)
$25.00
EladElrom This donation will round it up to 3K!!! hooray!!!
$65.00
Brian Deitte (@bdeitte) Trying to get this over $3000- what a great idea.
$100.00
Leif Wells I love Stacey Mulcahy
$25.00
Joao Goncalves (@joaopapin) always a pleasure to be helpful, nice initiative
$20.00
@Jonathan_Design Happy to support such a great cause!
$25.00
@Influxis Much love from your family here at Influxis!
$350.00
Teresa Brosnihan What a great cause! Good Luck and Happy Holidays!
$15.00
@infrared5 keep up the great work!
$300.00
@schmidtkevinall I thought $2100 would be a nice round number!
$27.00
@universalmind Good luck everyone.
$300.00
@FlSHSTlCK
$25.00
@fixative It's really a donation for all beardkind. Give give give. Then have your friends give.
$50.00
@BrunoFonzi Everyone needs to have Toys! @Powerflasher wants to share the love for the community too.
$50.00
Joel Hooks (@jhooks) ...
$25.00
Jason Roberts (@jfrobertstn) Rooting for the "Human Chia Pet", @connatser
$20.00
Tim @kindberg Suttle is just one big beard.
$20.00
@kristinhenry
$20.00
Yee Peng Chia Happy to support your awesome beardoff :D
$10.00
Garth Braithwaite TADA!
$10.00
Branden Hall (@waxpraxis) I really do love this community! This is supporting ALL of my friends and acquaintances competing!
$300.00
Dave Isbitski (@theDaveDev) Wife wouldn't let me shave and regrow. :) But wanted to support the cause - Beards FTW!
$50.00
@mrayinteractive Prefers not to see bitchwhocode's armpit beard
$10.00
Sean McCracken (@Seantron) So I have to shave?
$50.00
Jerry Chabolla (Influxis) Go Stacey! Much love to Chuck!
$50.00
Jose Antonio Marquez Russo (@joseeight) ok, to be fair to everyone, just making a donation and supporting all the guys and gal!
$88.00
Art W Go @JosephLabrecque ! Longest Twitter ID = Longest Beard
$10.00
Val Head go @bitchwhocodes!
$25.00
TomGreen @bitchwhocodes I'll bet the guys didn't "wax off" their beards!
$50.00
Rachel Luxemburg rockin it in honor of @bitchwhocodes. You go Stacy!
$50.00
LordAlex Leon Finally a good excuse to shave! :) glad I can contribute!
$50.00
Stacey Mulcahy ( BitchWhoCodes) Beards:Not just for boys.
$50.00
Bernie & Erikka Perkins
$100.00
Mims H. Wright You're all lucky that my fabulous beard isn't in the competition. I'm rooting for @theflashbum
$50.00
Scott Janousek I'll start with a beard, but it'll end in a goatee.
$50.00
Chris Allen The beard is coming off. Glad that it's helping some kids in need. :)
$50.00
Curt Staubach (@curtStaubach) Every time you donate, a kitten angel gets its wings.
$50.00
Paul Gregoire (@mondain) $$ == Happiness
$10.00
@BenStucki I only regret that I have but one beard to grow for my country.
$50.00
Todd Anderson (@bustardcelly) It's the beard inside that truly matters.
$50.00
Robert Hall (@rhall) Cultivating fine facial hair formations since 1990
$50.00
Joseph Labrecque (@JosephLabrecque) I normally shave every 2 weeks or so anyway!
$50.00
Jesse Freeman (@theflashbum) I grow beards for a living, who wants to test me?
$50.00
Kevin Suttle (@kevinSuttle) Under my beard is not a fist, but another chin. Wait...
$50.00
Brian Connatser (@connatser) I'm follically challenged but it's a great cause!
$50.00

Donation Summary

Raised Offline
$0
Raised Online
$3,210
Total Raised
$3,210