Hey, I'm looking at Wish Stephen Colbert a happy birthday at DonorsChoose.org!
The deal with DonorsChoose.org is that a classroom teacher can place a project description there, along with the fund needed, and people can finance it via small contributions. If you do that, you get a personal note back from the kids on what your donation meant to them upon completion of the project.
Here's the deal:
Stephen Colbert, host of Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report,” and
DonorsChoose.org, the online charity that connects everyday citizens to
public school classrooms in need, today announced the launch of The Great Give-Back Birthday.
The online celebration enables individuals to donate their birthdays to
support specific classroom projects submitted by teachers nationwide.
The Great Give-Back Birthday is the latest in a series of innovative
campaigns designed by DonorsChoose.org to directly involve citizens in
Colbert, who celebrates his birthday on May 13, created a birthday giving page at DonorsChoose.org filled with his favorite classroom projects posted by teachers on the website (www.DonorsChoose.org/ColbertBirthday).
In lieu of traditional birthday gifts, Colbert is asking his friends,
family and fans to visit his birthday giving page and support those