Macklemore & Ryan Lewis vs. Pearl Jam vs. Slog! Introducing the 2013 Holiday Charity Challenge!
by Dan Savage
on Mon, Dec 2, 2013 at 11:11 AM
Zillions of people all over the world love Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. Pearl Jam is a band with literally zillions of fans. And Slog—voted the Best Blog in the Entire Universe™ by Condé Nast Traveler—is read by zillions of people every day.
But whose fans are the best fans?
We're about to find out. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Pearl Jam are combining forces with Slog this holiday season—SERIOUSLY!—to help raise money for the Orion Center, which houses homeless teens right here in our city. The Orion Center's funding was slashed recently, and its young adult shelter was almost forced to shut down. While the County and the City of Seattle kicked in enough money to keep the Orion Center's programs going, the group needs to raise $100,000 to keep providing food, shelter, safety, and life alternatives to Seattle's most vulnerable population over the next year.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis fans! Pearl Jam fans! Slog fans! Together, we can help save the Orion Center! But we're going to do it the American way: with a competition! That's why we're pitting Macklemore & Ryan Lewis fans against Pearl Jam fans against Slog fans! DONATE to the Orion Center by going to one of these three pages:
Seattle is the best city in the world, Seattle is home to the best musicians in the world, the best blog in the world is written right here in Seattle—but who has the best fans? We're about to find out! Because the internationally famous musicians or semi-widely-read local blog whose fans raise the most money for the Orion Center by December 24th WINS!
What do you do if you love Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Pearl Jam, and Slog equally? Go to all three pages and donate at each one!
Let's do this!
And if you give at least $25 to the Orion Center right now, then forward us your receipt and your commenter handle, we'll give you a commenter tag on Slog that says SLOG FAN, MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS FAN, or PEARL JAM FAN! Your choice!