Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Hello SKIPtember!

I promise I am not crazy and I do know how to spell.  Most words. 

So what is SKIPtember/Skip Day?
Skip Day is when you give up one thing and give the money you would spend on that item to charity.  For example instead of spending your usual $7 at Starbucks, head over to Skip1.org and donate that money to feed the hungry.  

And in SKIPtember you would donate on the day you were born.  I was born on April 23rd so on the 23rd of September I am skipping something and donating the money.  If you were born on the first, today is your day to skip and donate.

What should I skip?
You can skip pretty much anything.  Car wash, dinner, breakfast, morning coffee, bottle water, a new shirt, drinks with friends, etc.  When you donate, Skip1.org will post your donation and what you skipped (as long as it is in good taste) on their website.

So why should you participate in SKIPtember?
Skip because you can.
Skip because 1/6th of the Earth's population is undernourished - more than ever before!
Skip because 25,000 people die every day from hunger and related causes.
Skip because every 6 seconds a child dies of hunger and related causes.
Skip something because the world needs our help.

So what are you skipping this month?  Make sure you  #SKIPtember on your social media so I can check it out.


  1. I love this idea! How awesome, a great way to give in small ways and still make a different #bloglove

    1. I agree! Such a small amount can do so much.

  2. this is a brilliant way to give back, thanks for sharing :)

  3. I love this idea, I am totally up for skipping a few things and giving the pennies to charity instead :) x