menopausebarbees
... the tales of two sisters

Dana lives in Seattle, and Tracie lives in Germany. We are businesswomen, writers and humorists. We write about life, dating, and today's modern women.

Good Game!

Growing up, Daddy had a saying… “It’s all game.” Translation for us Menopausebarbees was that you had to think outside of the box, be creative and make something happen.

I fervently know that Daddy would say The Ice Bucket Challenge is some real good game! You see, I have followed the naysayers and those that resent wasting water and complain that too much attention is being drawn to one major issue over another. However, when a game draws attention to the likes of Bill Gates, Professional Athletes, Henrietta Housewives, President Obama, and the national news- I say it is winning.
Winning to the tune as of Wednesday, August 20, The ALS Association has received $31.5 million in donations compared to $1.9 million during the same time period last year (July 29 to August 20). These donations have come from existing donors and 637,527 new donors to The Association.

As a lover of creative marketing, I think the ALS challenge is brilliant. Yesterday, I along with my son, Brett Frank-Looney took the challenge and made a donation on behalf of those suffering with ALS. Without the challenge, this most likely would have been off my radar. After I posted our video, I received so many notes and thanks, even from friends such as Margaret Soukoup who I didn’t realize lost a brother to ALS. So I am honored to be a part of fighting this debilitating disease and using my platform to spread the word.

Take the chill!

Great cause, great campaign, Good Game!

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