Help me help Nepal!

I have some exciting, crazy news: Next month I’m heading to Nepal

I’m aiming to learn from earthquake relief staff on the ground, assist in their work, and then work with a team of Googlers in a 54-hour hackathon to build technology that’ll help alleviate this and future crises.

This is a team effort, and I’d love to have you as part of the team. You can help in a couple of ways:

  • I’ve just set up a GoFundMe page to collect donations to, the organization arranging the trip. All funds go directly to their efforts (not to my travel expenses, etc.), and Google will match your contribution.
  • This Thursday in SF, the team is hosting a happy hour fundraiser (6-9pm). It’s $10 for entry, $20 for 2 free drinks, and $50 for open bar.

If you’ve known me for any length of time, you know that I’ve long been searching for ways to make a more meaningful contribution to the world. Well, it’s time I put more skin in the game. I’m excited that this trip combines learning, hands-on helping, and building lasting solutions. I hope you can join me in whatever way feels right—even if that’s just in trying to open ourselves to the needs and perspectives of others.



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