Monday, June 2, 2008

A whole new Click for life!

Carolina Jasmine (Gelsemium sempervirens)

Anyone who reads this blog probably knows how much I love Click - that crazy photo event started by those crazy Jugalbandits. It makes for entertaining posts, fabulous eye candy, last-minute photos and maybe even some improved photography (on my end!) :)

This month, Click comes with a whole new cause.

YELLOW for Bri.

To put it simply, Bri (Briana Brownlow) rocks. She's the personality behind FigsWithBri - a fabulous vegetarian food blog. I've spent many hours drooling over her fabulous green tea icecream and homemade truffles!

And Bri is one of the 5% of women diagnosed with breast cancer under the age of 30.

She was 28 and diagnosed with breast cancer two and a half years ago. After a round of intense treatment (mastectomy and chemotherapy), she bounced back and seemed to be doing pretty well over the last couple of years. Unfortunately, the cancer is back and metastasized to her lungs, lymph nodes and several regions of her bones. More about it here.

In addition to the emotional rollercoaster that a battle with cancer entails, the practical ramifications are enormous. The choice of treatment, the rote of dealing with it, the staggering medical bills .. all these are just pieces of the battle. This time around, Bri is choosing to fight the cancer from a holistic perspective, with a combination of herbs, extracts, an organic diet and more.



To help Bri and Mark deal with the financial implications of this battle, the June edition of Click has been set up as a fundraiser for Bri. A slew of bloggers have offered a variety of prizes that will be raffled off as part of this fundraiser.

You can make your donation HERE or by using the Chip-In button below.




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Check out the image gallery of the prizes to pick the items that you are interested in bidding on. You can enter your bid information on this Donation Page.

Your donation can be made securely through credit card or Pay Pal and goes directly to Bri’s account.

This month’s photo contest also has some prizes. Details HERE.

You can support this campaign by donating to the fundraiser, by participating in CLICK: the photo event, and by publicising this campaign.

14 comments:

Sangeeth said...

This is a awesome pic thr.....beautifully clicked

ranji said...

thats a lovely capture..perfect for the entry...

bee said...

thank you, k, for your support and generosity. and thank you g.

Kalai said...

Gorgeous pic!!

shankari said...

Beautiful click and thank U!

Madhuram said...

Wonderful Click Kay!

Ramya's Mane Adige said...

Wonderful picture!!

Asha said...

Beautiful CLICK!:)

KayKat said...

Awww ... this isn't really my Click entry! Bee and I have a tradition going where I submit my pic about 20 minutes before the deadline!

This was just meant to be my homage to Bri - an amazingly strong and beautiful person!

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FoodieFriend said...

Lovely pic............
Nice to hear the cause behind..........
Keep good things up....

Swati: Sugarcraft India said...

Dear Kaykat
Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving your kind comment..
This is a awesome picture and will continue to see may more here..
Cheers
Swati

Coffee & Vanilla said...

Beautiful and I'm very happy to see that 97% has been raised already!

Margot

My Personal Finance Blog said...

its beautiful..... great shot!