This started as a photo a day to help the American Cancer Society fight for a world without cancer. Like so many, I have known family and friends who’ve battled the disease, including some who continue to fight. This year, I find myself personally impacted, and it occurs to me that this platform offers a way to channel my passion for photography to help relay a personal journey that may resonate with others. The month is over, but you can still consider making a donation because every little bit helps. Thank you for your support!
Early on in September, Facebook and its mysterious algorithm served me a sponsored ad for this American Cancer Society Photo-a-Day challenge for October. For reasons that shall become apparent, this resonated with me, and although I do not normally sign up for such things, this time I did. They encouraged me to register and to set up my fundraiser page, which I did not realize would immediately launch. So there, in early September, my page was published and suddenly I’m not sure if that means I should start sharing my photos or not. I did, and lo and behold many of you responded and donated, and for that I am so grateful. Still I did not know if there was a prescribed form to this social media campaign, or a purpose beyond fundraising for a worthy cause.
Now, here we are at October 1, and I realize that I have a story to tell… and with this page, a vehicle through which to share it. I hope you’ll join me.