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(Fwd) FW: The Polar Express Share the Spirit '95 Campaign
Subject:(Fwd) FW: The Polar Express Share the Spirit '95 Campaign From:Grant Hogarth <GRANT -at- ONYXGFX -dot- COM> Date:Wed, 20 Dec 1995 09:53:33 +8
Irealize that this is off-topic for this list,
but hey... it's that time of year!
This seems like a nice (and simple) thing to do
to spread some xmas cheer.
The site is real, and and nice site to visit.
w/ apologies to those who get this post multiple times.
[multiple forwards deleted]
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<< Houghton Mifflin Company is sponsoring an opportunity for Internetters
around the world to ... reach out to hospitalized children around the United
States by taking part in The Polar Express Share the Spirit '95 Campaign http://www.hmco.com/polarexpress
How to help spread a little holiday cheer to those who may need it...
**PLEASE PASS THIS ALONG**PLEASE PASS THIS ALONG**
I wanted to ask you as a member of the online communty to join an
Internet-wide campaign to share the spirit of the holiday season with
Over the past several months, the Internet has been unfairly criticized
by the media and the U.S. governmant as a place characterized by
inappropriate content and people of questionable morals who can
do harm to our children. We know that this does not represent the true
nature of the Net. Houghton Mifflin Company is therefore sponsoring an
opportunity for Internetters around the world to counter these
accusations and reach out to hospitalized children around the
United States by taking part in The Polar Express Share the Spirit '95
_The Polar Express_ , a Caldecott Medal-winning children's book
by Chris Van Allsburg, tells the story of a young boy who discovers
that only those who have the faith to truly believe can hear the
sound of Santa's sleigh bells. Houghton Mifflin Company is now asking
everyone who still believes in the spirit of the season -- those who can
still hear the sleigh bell ring -- to send an email message to
share_the_spirit -at- hmco -dot- com explaining how they keep the holiday
For every twenty-five e-mail messages received, Houghton Mifflin
Company will donate one copy of Mr. Van Allsburg's book to a children's
hospital and contributors will be eligible to receive a free copy of The
Polar Express CD-ROM Edition courtesy of Houghton Mifflin Interactive.
We've set a goal of goal of 25,000 messages by December 31, and
have only a few weeks left to reach it. All that's required of you
is a few minutes of your time, an e-mail message, and, like the young boy
in _The Polar Express_, the willingness to truly believe.
Remember, send your email messages to share_the_spirit -at- hmco -dot- com -dot-
For more information, send email to info_sts -at- hmco -dot- com -dot-