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Well, You’ve Got Me for 32 Hours Straight at the Trade Deadline – But I’m Willing to Go More

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make a wish arturoYou are awesome, generous, and maybe a little dangerous.

Thanks to your donations to Make-A-Wish, we’ve exceeded $6,000 in the BN Blogathon Fundraiser (you’ve now sponsored a full wish!), and, per our agreement, I’ll now increase my non-stop coverage at the Trade Deadline this year from 24 hours to 32 hours. Straight. No breaks. No naps. Probably some dancing.


But you can get MORE.

For every additional $1,000 we raise from here, I’ll tack on another hour (up to 38 hours). We’re at $6,614.79 right now, so you’re actually already pretty close to getting me for 33 hours. Why not blow it out and commit me to the full amount, eh? It’s for a great cause, and you will increase your enjoyment on July 30 and 31.

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Bleacher Nation is partnering with Make-A-Wish® Illinois. The mission of Make-A-Wish is to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Make-A-Wish cannot accomplish that mission without the help and support of others, so we thank you for your generosity.

Every dollar raised will go straight to Make-A-Wish, and the intent is that the funds will be used to grant a wish to a child who wishes for an experience related to the Chicago Cubs. We all love the Cubs, and it would be pretty amazing to help a child do something that will deepen his/her own love of the Cubs.


It’s up to you to make this happen.

Here’s how you donate:

Go to the BN Blogathon fundraiser page, and make your donation there by clicking on the “Donate to This Fundraiser” button.

Make-A-Wish is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, so, to the extent you were wondering, financial contributions may be deductible for federal income tax purposes. Just throwing that out there.


This is win-win for you, my friends. By giving whatever you can, you not only help change the life of a child and his or her family, but you also ensure ridiculous, over-the-top coverage at the Trade Deadline. The bonus is seeing if I can make it to 38 hours without singing to my cats. On camera. Again.


Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation.