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I am getting increasingly frustrated with people who want to ‘raise awareness’ for causes such as Cancer Research, but don’t seem to be donating. This latest craze is the ‘No Make-Up Selfie’ on Facebook. Fine, if they have donated then great, but it all seems to be about being ‘brave’ and taking a photo of yourself, minus war paint, and posting it on Facebook. That is where some people stop and think they have done their bit for the grand cause. So not touching your lipstick for a whole day is curing cancer is it? You’ve challenged your confidence by putting your naked face on your profile and that has helped the fight? It is great in a way that this weird phase has caused a mix reaction as it HAS raised some awareness, but please, frigging donate. Just because you wear last year’s Remembrance Day poppy on your lapel, doesn’t mean you are helping the Poppy Appeal does it? Buy another one and help to raise funds. We are all aware of charities and illnesses, but the best step forward is giving to them. Whether it is the loose change at the bottom of your bag, to a large sum, just do your bit. Ok?

CANCER RESEARCH UK

BRITISH LEGION

BLESMA

HELP FOR HEROES

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About Kitten von Mew

Vintage pinup girl in Great Britain, touring WWII events and Blitz Balls with burlesque entertainment and 1940's singing.

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  1. Reblogged this on By the Mighty Mumford and commented:
    SHE MAKES AN EXCELLENT POINT!

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  2. Totaly agree with you my dear. I regularly go without make up so the selfie thing won’t prove a thing:) most of them – some of my friends & family included aren’t saying why they did the selfie & haven’t donated, it just makes them feel good about themselves ‘doing their bit’ BLEH get down to cancer research if there’s nothing you want to buy they will happily accept any cash donations. Pro-active is the way to go. 🙂

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