May 2020 winner Rapha International

Charitocracy's 45th check to May winner Rapha International for $1281

We have good news about May winner Rapha International, right after this quick update...

Productivity Struggle Bus

I just wanted to make it official: I've been struggling to remain productive during this pandemic. Without my house empty during the day, and without my twice weekly escapes to my favorite coffee shop / office away from home, I'm not getting as much done. I have big plans for Charitocracy, but they're progressing slowly. I do what I can each day. I don't beat myself up about it too much. I live more in the moment, and these weeks are zipping by. I look at this as (maybe?) a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to really live (and be present) full-time with my family. I'm enjoying the hell out of them. Sooner or later things will go back to "normal." I'll be firing on all cylinders again. Kicking ass, taking names, growing Charitocracy. And I bet I'll miss these stay-at-home days forever after.

May 2020 winner Rapha International

Last night we named Charitocracy's 45th monthly winner. Congratulations to Rapha International, nominated by donor MADNK, who happens to be my own dear mother. (Hi, ma!) 😘 She nominated it back in October 2017, close to 3 years ago, and it's slowly made its way to the top! In fact, as of last night it was tied with Feeding America for number of votes (22.2) AND number of voters casting at least partial votes for them (25). The next tie-breaker was number of likes, where Rapha had 26 vs. Feeding America's 24. 😲 Anyway, thanks for keeping things exciting, everyone! Rapha International work to end trafficking and sexual exploitation of kids via aftercare for survivors, prevention for the vulnerable, and awareness for all. You can find their web page here.

Now you have a week to further sweeten the pot with a special one-time donation of any amount, which we'll add straight to the check we write to Rapha.

Before you go, check out this short video explaining the work and heart of Rapha International, and feel good about your part in our collective $1281+ grant to help with their ongoing work!

Have a great June, stay safe, and be sure to log into Charitocracy to update your votes or nominate a new cause!