Pin-up and horror, oh my! And all for a great cause! The Murder-Hers (that’s the five Gores Truly writers) collaborated with various creative minds and talent to put together a 14-month calendar with all profits going to Scares that Care. For more information about the non-profit organization, check out Meg’s article, Scares That Care – Horror Fans Helping Kids.
Help us help an amazing organization – founded and funded by horror fans – carry out its mission of helping others in need! How do you help? Why, just buy a calendar now by going to this link - Gores Truly: A Horror Pin-up Calendar for 2012. Buy 5 or 10! Give them as gifts! Because who doesn’t want a horror-themed pin-up/monster calendar?! The calendar starts with October 2011 and goes through December 2012 – ending just in time for the apocalypse. Here’s a glimpse at the front and back covers!
A Few “Scares That Care!” Fast facts:
To date, “Scares That Care!” has donated $10,000 to the John Hopkins Children’s Cancer Center and $10,000 to the Kennedy-Krieger Institute.
“Scares That Care!” also has a Breast Cancer Awareness and Assistance program to aid women who need help. This program is called “Scares For Pairs.
“Scares That Care!” founder Joe Ripple has an open line to the horror community at all times. You can reach him at 443-392-8207.
“Scares That Care!” has many contests and auctions on their Facebook page. All money raised from the auctions goes into the “Scares That Care!” programs.
“Scares That Care!” considers all donations to the charity important; whether they be cash or merchandise donations that can be auctioned off.
“Scares That Care!” is based in Maryland, but helps children and women all across the United States.
Whenever a check is presented to someone, “Scares That Care!” founder Joe Ripple wears a plain mask. This is so he can represent every horror fan who has donated to the cause.
“Scares That Care!” can be found on the web at www.scaresthatcare.org