November 3, 2008
As we mentioned in early October
, hundreds of bloggers engaged in a friendly competition during the month of October to see who could raise the most money or reach the most kids for Donors Choose
, an organization that matches donors with classroom projects specified by public school teachers all over the country.
The results of the competition are in: Once again, Sarah Bunting of Tomato Nation
blew every other blogger out of the classroom by raising $111,352 and helping over 19,577 students
via her giving page. Sarah demonstrated the power of blogging by producing a campaign ad that asked her readers to vote with their wallets. It worked: over the course of October, 1,162 donors “voted” on her challenge.
As the sponsor of the prize for the bloggers who reach the most kids, Six Apart would like to give a shout out to Sarah and to all the winners of the Bloggers Challenge who reached the most students in each category: