Here’s a sample email letter that you can send out to your friends and colleagues that links to this blog, Betty Brigade news and donation information. Thank you!
Hi everyone. A group of us were sitting here in a very blue part of a really blue state feeling, actually, pretty blue about how little we could do to impact this election besides write checks.
Although it has been great to be virtually ad free, there is a feeling of dislocation–not really knowing what is going on. We’re tired of seeing the ongoing circulations emails trashing McCain or Palin, which don’t do anything proactive to help Obama/Biden win on November 4th.
Well, they were snapped up like hot cakes. Now Betty has contacted friends in other parts of the state and they would like yard signs as well. And another friend in St Louis has also asked for signs. We have committed to an initial package of 150 signs, and at $6 per sign, that is $900. That is just to get us started–so of course we need money.
Of course, if you have other links or sites that are useful, please sent me the info and we will add it to the links and resources pages. Please feel free to comment on the site as well. If you’d like to write full blog posts, email me and I will make you an official poster.
And, if you know other Betties in the other swing states, we will be happy to support them as well. Just let us know.
We have 5+ weeks to impact this election and we really do believe that you and I can make a difference. Let’s go out and do it!