Monday, May 4, 2009

On-line Auction for Bridget Zinn

Bridget Zinn, an Oregon writer, was diagnosed with Stage 4 Colon Cancer in March. She had her first surgery recently and has started chemotherapy.

To help with medical expenses there is an on-line auction going on which was organized by fellow members of the SCBWI. You can check it out here. Bidding will occur all during the month of May and new items will continue to be posted through out the month.

In addition, there will be raffle tickets for purchase to bring one of these authors to a school or library: Matthew Holm, co-creator of Baby Mouse, Emily Whitman, author of Radiant Darkness, and Roseanne Parry, Heart of a Shepard. Raffle tickets are $10 each and are limited.

Finally, mark May 29 on your calendars and join us at Lucky Lab on SE Hawthorne where there will be another silent auction for Bridget. These will not be features on-line and include a great spa basket, limo services as well as a private wine tour, bottles of wine, and landscaping services to name a few.

4 comments:

Christina Farley said...

What a wonderful thing to do!

moonrat said...

congrats on the auction. having done something similar last year, i can't tell you how wonderful online friends turn out to be--generous and loving (despite the fact they've never met you and, in my case, don't know my real name).

my best wishes to your friend, as well.

on a total unrelated side note, that link you sent me was VERY MEAN. "daddy long legs" humph.

Amy Tate said...

I've heard of more and more authors doing these sort of fund raisers and I think it's wonderful! Thanks for the information.

Kelly said...

What a supportive community! Good luck to Bridget.