I'm married to Floodman...hence the long, VERY strange trip! :)
By: LongStrangeTrip, 5:31 PM GMT on June 15, 2010
Hey, friends! Portlight needs your support to help a young family in Haiti.I know things are tough here in our own country, but they're still pretty rough in Haiti, too, and these folks really need a hand. Dad is pushing to find a new job, after being laid off several weeks ago. He has a wife and beautiful, 6-month-old son, and helps to support other family members, as well. Ron and I are donating a laptop to them, so that Dad can pick up freelance computer work. Th...
By: LongStrangeTrip, 9:06 PM GMT on May 15, 2010
Hurricane season is nearly upon us, and Portlight is working hard to prepare for it. All proceeds from the 2010 Honor Walk & Roll program will go to facilitate the best possible response when the storms come. Please make your plans to walk/roll on your own, or organize and execute your group event, as soon as possible. Time is short, and there is much to do!!Thank you in advance for your support of Portlight and our disaster relief efforts!!
By: LongStrangeTrip, 5:37 PM GMT on February 02, 2010
"God is in the slums, in the cardboard boxes where the poor play house. God is in the silence of a mother who has infected her child with a virus that will end both of their lives. God is in the cries heard under the rubble of war. God is in the debris of wasted opportunity and lives, and God is with us if we are with them." - BonoThis afternoon will mark three weeks since Haiti was devastated by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake, creating a disaster of biblical proportion...
By: LongStrangeTrip, 5:57 PM GMT on January 20, 2010
"God is in the slums, in the cardboard boxes where the poor play house. God is in the silence of a mother who has infected her child with a virus that will end both of their lives. God is in the cries heard under the rubble of war. God is in the debris of wasted opportunity and lives, and God is with us if we are with them." - BonoI read this morning that Dr. Paul Farmer, the founder of Partners in Health, says that 20,000 people, all with OPERABLE conditions, could...
By: LongStrangeTrip, 11:18 PM GMT on January 18, 2010
It's official - The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation has awarded a $10,000 Quality of Life grant to Portlight Strategies!!!Read all about it here: LinkPlease, please, pass this wonderful information along to everyone you know. And most importantly, please don't stop giving!! This is an amazing development for Portlight, but with so much work to be done, we must continue with our fundraising efforts.Get creative! Eat rice and beans for a week and give half your...