Bobbing for Apples in the Big Apple is going bobbing for donations to support LGBT and New York City-oriented charities in 2015. Since its soft launch two days ago on the crowd-funding site Fundly, the campaign has raised $69 <insert inappropriate comment here> from a handful of people <insert yet another inappropriate comment here>.
The goal is to start a significant fund in a month’s time. As an incentive, Bobbing for Apples in the Big Apple is giving away an Apple TV to one lucky donor. For every dollar you part with, we enter your name into a drawing.
Throughout the year, Bobbing for Apples in the Big Apple will profile and share stories about the causes we choose to support. We plan to start with Cycle for Survival, an indoor cycling event that raises money for rare cancer research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Depending on how much we’re able to raise in this initial crowd-funded start up initiative, Bobbing for Apples in the Big Apple would like to establish a scholarship in its name. That would be open to LGBT youth and allies pursuing a undergraduate or advanced professional degrees at colleges and universities.