Psst, I make money on some of the links in this post at no cost to you. It keeps the lights on around here.

This post contains affiliate links, which help us bring you more fun content.

I’ve got a good one for you today, y’all!

I’m an avid reader of Rockstar Finance. It’s a site that consolidates hundreds of personal finance sites and publishes the top articles every day. They also have a neat forum where you can talk money with like-minded frugal folks.

It’s the jackpot for any frugal lady, really. 🙂

But this week it was very special, indeed! Rockstar Finance is now doing the Rockstar Community Fund, which helps Rockstar’s followers do good in their community. I was lucky enough to be given a $20 VISA gift card from Rockstar—the only stipulation being that the money had to help someone in need.




With great power…

letter

Here’s the badass letter that came with the #GivingCard

I was psyched to be included in the program this month. I missed out last month and felt a little sad, so I squealed with glee when I got the confirmation email (Thanks, Rockstar Team!).

But then my head started swimming.

How could I make the best use of this $20? It seemed like such a small amount to me, but I know it could do so much good for those who really need the money. What should I do with the awesome responsibility? Who should I help?

I didn’t know anyone personally who was having a rough time, so that was a bust.

I turned my thoughts to local charities. I thought about donating to my local animal shelter, making blessing bags for the homeless, or donating to the food bank.

Those were all great choices, but I eventually settled on a winner: the battered women’s shelter.




Why this charity?

I have a big heart for pro-woman causes.

In fact, I ran a program with my college that taught battered women career and technology skills. I’ve worked with many of the women at the shelter and I’ve heard their stories. I know for a fact that they need a hand up—and state/federal funding usually isn’t there to make it all happen.

Donatin’ to charity like a hoss.

I donated Rockstar’s $20 to this great cause to give women and their children a safe place. But it’s so much more than that. The battered women’s shelter provides support, healing, and training for women who’ve fallen on tough times.

It’s a cause that’s very near and dear to my heart. I hope this donation helps a powerful woman get back on her feet.

It feels good to do good, y’all! Big shout out to Rockstar Finance for making this happen!

We want to know: If you had $20, what charity would you give it to?

Electrify your finances with The Money Gauntlet
Free 8-Day Email Course

Electrify your finances with The Money Gauntlet

Free 8-Day Email Course

It takes a disciplined approach to, you know, actually whip your finances into shape. 

Are you ready to take on the Money Gauntlet? Excellent! Put on your Game Face and let’s roll. 

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This