Nose Job

Carol Schapiro, Librarian…and Clown

Thursday, May 25th marks the celebration of Red Nose Day in the US, a fundraising event dedicated to eradicating child poverty. A large pharmacy chain is the exclusive purveyor of the Red Noses.  Half the proceeds of the sale go to support the good works of child charities. I love when companies incentivize positive behavior. I’m generally inclined to do the right thing, but getting a prize for doing so is all the sweeter. I’ve donated blood for a free umbrella. I gave cash to a television network for a tote bag. I ran a 5K for a T-shirt. I’m stoked to buy a clown nose. A Red Nose costs only one dollar plus tax. Continue reading