It’s been a heck of a last few days.

One of the biggest stories making the Interwebz rounds was, of course, the EC2 crash.

It’s affected comments here on WUL as well, as you may have noticed.

But all that pales

in comparison with the devastating tornado that hit St. Louis.

Just look at the havoc it wreaked on St. Louis airport.

So today’s post is a plea to help, if you can.

My friend Justin Goldsborough””who really does have a heart of gold, as his name suggests””has put together a fundraising page via CauseVox.

If you’re a regular WUL reader, you’ll know how highly I esteem Justin.

So, if you can, please help.

And if the spirit moves you, why not set up your own CauseVox campaign to help the victims?

As Justin’s post says, it’s really easy:

  • Go to
  • Create an account
  • Choose to set up a campaign
  • Customize your campaign with the editor
  • Choose how much money you want to raise and what nonprofit or cause you want to support
  • Launch your campaign and share it

Thank you.

Shonali Burke
Founder and publisher of Waxing UnLyrical, Shonali Burke helps purpose-driven brands bring big ideas to life. She teaches at The Johns Hopkins University, has gone back to school herself with the Harvard Business Analytics Program, and is creator/lead instructor at The Social PR Virtuoso® online training hub , where ambitious PR pros learn how to unleash their inner Social PR superheroes. Owned by Lola the Basset Hound, she's mad about ABBA, bacon, cooking, dogs, and Elvis, though not necessarily in that order. Wouldn't you like to be in her kitchen?
Shonali Burke
Shonali Burke