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You can help the Slow Money Alliance seed a new economy based on respect for the soil, for the local community, and for sustainable, socially responsible business practices.

Beginning October 6, join Friends of Slow Money in their week-long pledge drive, and help catalyze the participation of large donors and investors by proving that there’s enough grassroots support for real change. Pledge $5 or more and become a member of the Slow Money Alliance—starting Tuesday and continuing for one week.

Several young people who attended our Santa Fe event are doing something beautiful: something called Friends of Slow Money.

It begins TOMORROW.

It lasts ONE WEEK.

It aims to get 5000 PEOPLE TO JOIN THE SLOW MONEY ALLIANCE BY GIVING $5 or more.

Visit http://friendsofslowmoney.com/.

FEEL THE EXCITEMENT. JOIN. FORWARD THIS TO A FEW FRIENDS.


If you want to do more please consider the following:

1) Pledge a matching donation- if you, your company, or someone you know would like to pledge a matching donation please email Derek at [email protected] For example, Farmstead Wines, has agreed to match $1000 if it is raised in the first hour of the campaign on October 6th.

2) Spread the word- blog, tweet and write about the Friends of Slow Money campaign. Do it… RIGHT NOW!

3) Join the Facebook cause, share it with your friends, feature the Friends of Slow Money campaign on your profile http://apps.facebook.com/causes/358430

Thanks,

Woody, Michael, and the Slow Money Family

Interested?

Yes! I want to pledge right now!

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