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Have you done your part? (Mainly for UK readers) Answered

It's Red Nose Day.

Have you done your part?

Comic interlude:

You know it's important. Here's how to donate:

1. Donate at https://donate.comicrelief.com/donation/ or click on the Donate sign above

2. Call the Red Nose Day donation line on 03457 910910

3. Pop into a Post Office or building society and pay into the Red Nose Day account

4. Send a cheque or postal order, made payable to Red Nose Day 2009, to Ernst & Young, PO Box 51543, London SE1 2UG

5. Pay in any fundraising money at http://www.rednoseday.com/fundraisingmoney

Go on, change a life in the here-and-now, instead of the by-and-by.


Haha! Who wore that nose before you?

Can't remember! I cut and pasted it off a photo on the BBC website several years ago!

. Is this Comic Relief the US branch of the same organization? Same name, same concept, but I can't find anything on either site tying them together.

"Our" Comic Relief is a UK charity - the vast majority of its work is done in Africa and here in the UK.

"Your" Comic Relief was inspired by ours, as were a number of others around the world.

Whatever their origins, though, they are all worthy organisations.

. Ah. I made a small donation to the US side of the family several years back. After Hurricane Katrina, IIRC. Most of my "tithing" is done locally.

I contributed some cash in return for (something I guess) and I wore my undergraduate lab-coat & safety shades. We get a picture in the in-house publication (although the actual publishing is outsourced) L