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Passports With Purpose (PWP) is hosting their 4th annual fundraising blogging event to support building two libraries in Zambia. My dedicated sponsor is the W Atlanta Downtown and they have really stepped up support for this cause by donating 2 weekend nights at the W Atlanta Downtown Hotel.
With your help, our goal is to raise $80,000 to build two libraries in southern and eastern Zambia through Room to Read’s Reading Room program. In this post I’ll lay out details how you can support the great cause and win one of many travel prizes. Our focus here at Points, Miles & Martinis is on the best travel deals, but supporting this cause is a deal in and of itself.
What Is Passports With Purpose?
PWP is an annual Travel Bloggers’ fundraiser. In 2010, with overwhelming support and assistance from the travel blog community, they raised $64,128, over 25% more than our original goal of $50,000. In 2011, with your help, we will raise $80,000 to build a two libraries for children in Zambia through the partnership with Room To Read.
How To Support A Good Cause And Get Cool Travel Prizes
- Visit the catalog of travel prizes and donate to support
- Each $10 donation will enter you into the raffle for the specific prize you donate to
- You can donate as many times as you like to increase their changes to win a specific prize
- Separate $10 donations are needed for each prize you would like to win
- The PwP Sweepstakes begins Nov 30, 2011 at 12:00am PST and ends on Dec 16, 2011 at 11:59PM PST
- Winners will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received on or before by Dec 16, 2011 11:59PM PST
My Charity Sponsor & Prize – 2 Weekend Nights At The W Atlanta Downtown Hotel
My sponsor, the W Atlanta Downtown Hotel is offering a 2 night stay in a Wonderful room at their hotel. The W Atlanta Downtown team has really stepped up to support this cause. To the GM, to the Marketing Manager and rest of the W team a big Thank You!
You will be as excited as they are if you win the Wonderful prize they have donated.
- 2 Night Weekend Stay in a Wonderful room at the W Atlanta Downtown Hotel
- Valid on Weekend Nights
- Expires 12/31/12
- The gift certificate is valid for room and tax only
- Black-out dates may apply, I’ll provide the winner the direct line to book the room
- Guest is responsible for all incidental and gratuity
W Atlanta Hotel
The W Atlanta Downtown is Atlanta’s new exciting lush hideaway infused with natural elements and sensual style, where revitalization and rejuvenation beckon amid specialty shopping, upscale living and everything cool about Hotlanta. Southern charm meets modern living is everything you’ve dreamed of—the signature W bed, High Speed Internet Access, lovely Bliss amenities, fabulous entertainment, delightful Munchie Box, and Whatever/Whenever® service that makes wishes come true.
Living Room Lounge
By supporting Passports with Purpose you can feel good knowing your contribution will go towards building two libraries for children in Zambia. You’ll also get a chance to win great travel prizes like the 2 weekend nights at the W Atlanta Downtown hotel.
Detailed contest rules can be found here.
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