A Look at Where Your Donation Is Going

By John Kelly
Wednesday, July 4, 2007

Curious what Camp Moss Hollow, in Fauquier County, looks like? Here's a map of the summer camp you've been hearing so much about, the one for at-risk kids from the Washington area. Take a look, then take a video tour of the camp at http://www.washingtonpost.com/johnkelly. (Scroll down, click on "Videos," then select "A Tour of Camp Moss Hollow.")

I hope catching a digital glimpse of Moss Hollow will inspire you to participate in our annual fund drive. Gifts from readers such as you are what allow hundreds of Washington area children to leave behind a not-so-fun home life for a week in the woods. The camp is supported entirely by readers of The Washington Post.

To make your tax-deductible donation:

Make a check or money order payable to "Send a Kid to Camp" and mail it to P.O. Box 96237, Washington, D.C. 20090-6237.

To contribute online, go to http://www.washingtonpost.com/johnkelly. Click on the icon that says "Make a Donation."

To donate by MasterCard or Visa by phone, call 202-334-5100 and follow the instructions on our taped message.

And even though today is Independence Day, all area McCormick & Schmick's Seafood and M&S Grill restaurants are open for business. It would be downright patriotic for you to go to McCormick & Schmick's today for the crab rangoons with a sweet cashew dipping sauce or to M&S Grill for the beef carpaccio, thinly sliced with extra virgin olive oil. You'll get a tasty meal, and proceeds will benefit Send a Kid to Camp.

Our campaign to raise $475,000 ends July 26, so we really need to kick into overdrive now.

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