Happy Hour With Mercy Corps

30.05.2012 in People

Kim and I met up with some of the awesome Mercy Corps Seattle staff last night for a glass of wine and shared our progress with them. We’re 25% over our initial goal and they were thrilled! In other news, I just ordered our TerraPass…

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Back In Seattle

23.09.2010 in Uncategorized

Our Mongol Rally ended just over two weeks ago as we pulled into Ulaan Baatar and donated our two tiny Fiat Puntos to The Adventurists For Development. It’s taken a while for all of us to get home, to get over our jet lag, and…

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Have Mercy

01.09.2010 in Culture

With just a few hours sleep, we were up and back on the road at 5am this morning to make up for time lost breaking down before Dundgobi. Jean, Amy and Yasmin were off in the Land Cruiser with Tom, Kim and I following in…

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Mercy Corps Mongolia Update

13.06.2010 in Uncategorized

A big thanks to the Mercy Corps Seattle office and Dominic Graham, Mercy Corps’ country director for Mongolia, for inviting the team to a wrap-up meeting regarding their work in Mongolia.  Oidov Vaanchig, project officer for Mercy Corps (MC) in Mongolia, put on a great…

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Poker Night

05.05.2010 in Uncategorized

They came to watch Mayweather vs. Mosley. They came to play poker, foosball and pong. And they came to raise money for Baatar Hero!  Huge thanks goes out to our friends – Rob for hosting, and to Megan for organizing… they pulled together a fantastic…

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Real & Rhapsody Rock!

05.04.2010 in Uncategorized

Last week several co-workers at Rhapsody & Real Networks rallied a fund raising drive for Mercy Corps, and along with our employee charitable matching program raised $700! I was incredibly touched by their generosity and we’re now at 69% of our fund raising goal for…

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T-shirt Winners

02.04.2010 in Uncategorized

Congrats to Christina  and Tim, soon to be proud new owners of Baatar Hero’s swanky t-shirts, which they have won by the mere act of joining our Facebook group and mailing list! Don’t forget, you too may win such a choice prize: 1) Join our…

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Glenn Bell Rocks for Baatar Hero

24.03.2010 in Uncategorized

A big thank you to Glenn Bell and to all of those that came out to The Tractor in Ballard 3/23 to support him and Baatar Hero! As always, Glenn put on an awesome show doing several shout-outs promoting Baatar Hero’s mission.  Glenn generously donated…

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Glenn Bell Rocks

17.03.2010 in Uncategorized

Join us down at the Tractor Tavern next week to support our friend Glenn Bell!  Glenn has already helped out our team in numerous ways, and is generously donating the proceeds of CD sales from next week’s show to Baatar Hero.  We always have fun…

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Happy Mongolian New Year

11.02.2010 in Culture

This Sunday marks Tsagaan Sar, the Mongolian New Year.  To celebrate, our new friend and rally mechanic adviser, Muugi, from Seattle Mongols put together a traditional wrestling tournament at the nearby Bitter Lake Community Center last weekend.  With a little help from our friend Glenn…

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