The Tomato Nation Fall Challenge wrapped up last night - the $100k goal was not only met, but exceeded! A total of $111,352 was raised to help schoolchildren all over the USA through projects listed at DonorsChoose.org. Way to go, everyone! As one person posted, "Times might be tough, but Tomato Nation is tougher."
Funds raised: $111,352
Donors participating: 1162
Children reached: 19,577
Of course this also means that we will once again get to see Sars publicly humiliate herself in a tomato costume. This year she has pledged to take the train - in costume - from NY to Washington, DC, where I'm sure she'll perform another hilarious tomato dance. You don't want to miss it!
Last year's dance at Rockefeller Plaza: