$345 to go…

by Holly on December 15, 2009

in seriousness

Hello my dahlings!

Yours truly is planning on an 8:30pm bedtime (yes, EIGHT-THIRTY). I am no longer crabby, just tired and feel off.  You know what I mean? I think a nice, long night of sleep is exactly what this gal needs.

Before I hunker down in the warmth of my bed, I wanted to give y’all a little update…

I am beyond happy to report that together, we have raised $655 dollars so far to build a well in Cambodia!  If you haven’t already, DONATE HERE!

That means we are only $345 away from reaching our goal!  I know some of my family (as well as myself) still need to donate, but I need your help in getting to the glorious $1000 mark.  I’ve been speaking with the director of Sustainable Cambodia and they are literally there RIGHT NOW picking out a location for the well.

I thought maybe some more gratuitous photos would help convince you to donate some dolla dolla bills…


Crossing over the Thailand border into Cambodia...


Cambodian workers lining up at the border to get into Thailand for food + supplies...


The great temple of Angkor Wat - which took more than 25 years and one million workers to build...


Carvings at the Preah Khan temple, which used to be a very old Buddhist university...


The temple of Ta Prohm, known for the various trees growing literally right out of the temples...

Please help support this beautiful country by giving the gift of water this holiday season to a country where 2/3 of the population does NOT have access to clean drinking water.

Thank you for all of your support, love and help in making this project come alive!

Much love.

Peace, happiness and sleep.


brandi December 15, 2009 at 7:08 pm

I hope you get a great night’s sleep, and I hope some more people can donate!!! You know I’m pulling for this :)

love ya girl!

Jessica @ How Sweet It Is December 15, 2009 at 7:17 pm

I’m joining you in an early bedtime. Get some rest! So close to the goal! :)

katie December 15, 2009 at 7:24 pm

girl get a good nights sleep! im sure you need it!! :)

Jenna December 15, 2009 at 7:39 pm

A good nights rest is a miracle worker. I think I may hit the hay early too.

I am so proud of you and your efforts. Mad props to you girl. You are almost there!!!

janetha December 15, 2009 at 7:40 pm

ima go to bed early too! dang i wish i had more moolah to donate! you know i am telling everyone and their dog! dude. that’s it! should make penny and randy get jobs and donate.

Jenny December 15, 2009 at 8:02 pm

you’re doing it Holly! I am so inspired by you!!

Shelley December 15, 2009 at 8:03 pm

haha what an early bed time!! nice :)
what a great cause!


Christine @ Fresh Local and Best December 15, 2009 at 8:52 pm

You are doing such good work in Cambodia. I am touched by your efforts!

Low December 15, 2009 at 9:05 pm

Good luck reaching your goal. I just happened to link back to it again on my blog today :)

Jenna December 15, 2009 at 9:10 pm

cambodia is gorgeous!

Special K December 16, 2009 at 12:42 am

It’s funny that when I mose long and need for rest, I am the craziest during the day. I reallly want you to check this out:
I know it seems a little off topic, but what you are doing to raise money also speaks to the issue of how much water the US wastes. Here in Germany we have two kinds of ‘flushes” for our toilets. in USA, the bottled water industry has ruined the earth with wasted, can’t really be recycled plastic and we STEAL it from overseas!
You go girl!

Megan (The Runner's Kitchen) December 16, 2009 at 10:14 am

Good Morning Ms. Holly,

I just donated a little moolah for the Cambodian well project. Merry Christmas!!

Love, Megan

Chelsea @ (Chelsea's Chew and Run Fun) December 16, 2009 at 11:44 am

Hope you got a great night’s sleep last night, I did the same and it helped my cold so much.

Cambodia seems like such a fascinating, unique, and historically rich place. You should have your own show on the Travel Network, your post has piqued my interest!

Katie December 16, 2009 at 12:38 pm

Way to go, Holly!

Naomi(onefitfoodie) December 16, 2009 at 6:43 pm

amazing cause! I love early bedtimes!! enjoy your night holly :)

Faith December 16, 2009 at 6:46 pm

You’re almost there! Those pics are pretty amazing…I can’t believe that tree!

Allison R. December 16, 2009 at 7:19 pm

I slept last night for 10 hours!!! I NEVER do that! Isn’t weird how sometimes that’s just what the doctor ordered?

Jess December 16, 2009 at 8:58 pm

This is AMAZING!!

<3 jess

Katharina December 16, 2009 at 9:12 pm

Wow! So amazing. I’m going to forward this to my dad because he has a lot of contacts that are interested in philanthropic causes :D I hope you have sweet dreams and rest those sleepy eyes.

sophia December 16, 2009 at 10:21 pm

Oh, Holly, that’s AWESOME! Look how much of a difference you are making…You’re AMAZING!

Stasa December 17, 2009 at 9:50 am

This is such a great cause! You’re so close to your goal… amazing job!

glidingcalm December 17, 2009 at 11:17 am

you are so amazing! i just adore you so much!! what a fantastic cause!

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