As you know, we've been having a doozy of a couple of years around Monkeyhouse, which is why we decided to kick off the first newsletter of 2014 (and now share with you) with the spirit of YAHOO!
Ya-what?, you ask?
What a fine question!
years ago on February 26th one of our biggest supporters, Zach Galvin,
completed his final cancer treatment. Every February 26th since then he
has celebrated YAHOO DAY
in honor of those who supported cancer research and who ultimately
played a role in his survival. Now, across the globe friends, family
and complete strangers commit random acts of kindness in celebration of
How is Monkeyhouse celebrating? Well, we've got a few
tricks up our sleeves. First, we'd like to say a TREMENDOUS thank you
to all of you for helping us through the past few years, both
organizationally and personally. We are eternally grateful for the love
and support you've shared and we are excited to see what 2014 has in
Second, anyone who emails me (Monkeyhouse Loves Nicole at gmail dot com) TODAY will get a
special YAHOO DAY tourtail sent straight to their inbox. If you're
feeling YAHOO-ish, include how you will celebrate!
For the third
one we're going to need your help. We'd like to spread the YAHOO spirit
far and wide this year. As you know, the arts play an integral part in
creating a stronger, happier community. So take some time this month
and add a little art into someone else's day. Draw a picture and tuck
it in your child's lunch box. Take a friend to a play. Donate books
you've already read to a homeless shelter. Spend the afternoon with
your significant other in a museum instead of in front of the tv. Go
dancing with your girlfriends. There is art everywhere just waiting for
you to discover it and by doing so you can make someone's day that much
Thank you for being such fearless Monkeyhouse Ambassadors and HAPPY YAHOO DAY!
-Nicole and All Your Friends at Monkeyhouse