Consumerist Friday Flickr Finds: Best Of The Cat Picture Drive

Consumerist Friday Flickr Finds: Best Of The Cat Picture Drive

“Consumerist needs your help in order to alleviate our cat picture shortage!” we said.

“I’m broke,” a few readers replied. “But I have cat pictures!”

“Send ‘em over,” we said. And thus the great Cat Picture Drive of 2010 was born. Donations poured in from all over the world.

Consumerists Raise $6,318.17

Consumerists Raise $6,318.17

Muchos gracias everyone who chipped in during our Consumerist $10 for $10,000 donation drive. We only got to $6,318.17, but hey, for a recession, that’s still pretty great. You can donate at any time throughout the year, just hit the “donate” button at the top of the page, or visit Donatetoconsumerist.com (FAQ). Thanks again! Now back to your regularly scheduled programming, already in progress. [More]

Consumerists Raise $5,113.30

Consumerists Raise $5,113.30

You guys have opened up your hearts and wallets to us mightily, raising $5,113.30. Thanks! Every donation makes you a stakeholder in the future of Consumerist. Every dollar is a vote for independent, non-profit, ad-free blogging, for your right to get what you deserve from in the marketplace, and to mock those who don’t live up to their part of the bargain. We’re ending this drive Monday, let’s give it a last weekend push and see how much closer we can get to $10k! (Today is payday, right? nudge nudge, even just ten bucks gets us closer to our goal) Donatetoconsumerist.com (FAQ) [More]

Halfway To Our Donation Goal! $4,870.44 Raised

Halfway To Our Donation Goal! $4,870.44 Raised

Thank you! Consumerist readers have donated $4,870.44 to our donation drive, putting us within spitting distance of being halfway to the $10,000 we’re aiming for. You contribution helps shoulder the burden of putting on this crazy blog show with over 30 posts a day and new content nearly 365 days a year. To help us meet our goal, out, visit donatetoconsumerist.com (FAQ). P.S. Thank you for all the cat pictures you guys gave last time. [More]

$4,675.44 Raised – Mountain Of Candy Explodes

$4,675.44 Raised – Mountain Of Candy Explodes

We know why you read Consumerist and why you donate. For one thing, it’s for our gripping reports from the front-lines of candy stores across America. [More]

Cat Picture Shortage Detected: Donate Now!

Cat Picture Shortage Detected: Donate Now!

In this informative video, Ben demonstrates how the scientifically-calibrated instruments at Consumer Reports have determined there is a severe shortage of cat photos on Consumerist. With your support, we can work together to alleviate this crisis. (btw – we know about the Paypal problems where some people’s transactions weren’t completing and they would get bounced back to the main screen, are very sorry about them, and have disabled Paypal until we get it straightened out). [More]

Consumerist Readers Raise $3,500

Consumerist Readers Raise $3,500

Hey guys, we’re only at $3,500 to our goal of $10,000. Let’s push and get this going! Chipping in for our $10 to $10,000 donation drive helps defray the costs of us doing cool stuff like investigations, parody videos, and creating the Consumerist mobile site. [More]

How Consumerists Are Saving Money With Consumerist

How Consumerists Are Saving Money With Consumerist

Consumerist readers are saving money left and right using tips and techniques they learned about here from posts and from other commenters. Here’s just a few a few of the ways they’re able to hold onto more of their hard-earned cash: [More]

Has Consumerist Saved You Money?

Has Consumerist Saved You Money?

Besides keeping you up-to-date on the latest fast-food culinary monstrosities and skewering indifferent obelisks of finance, Consumerist also enjoys helping you keep more of your cash in your pocket. If you’ve ever used our advice to… [More]

Consumerist Readers Raise $2,500

Consumerist Readers Raise $2,500

Thanks! So far you guys have chipped in about $2,500 towards our goal of $10,000. Two days in and we’re already a quarter of the way there. That’s awesome! Each donation makes us stronger so we can keep fighting for you, posting your stories, and getting results, like warranty replacements, fee reversals, and refunds. Feed the beast and tip us $10 (or more) to get us towards $10,000 in two weeks. Make sure that if you’re donating via Paypal, to select “Paypal” as the card type before going onto the next screen, otherwise you could experience an error.

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Let's Raise $10,000 In Two Weeks

Let's Raise $10,000 In Two Weeks

We save you money. Spare you hassle. Satisfy your longing for righteous revenge. And give you the advantage over corporate self-interest. Tip us $10 and get Consumerist on its way to its goal of raising $10,000 in the next two weeks. [More]