Cake or Death?Posted: November 2, 2006
MSRP of a 2006 Hummer H2: $54,225
Better ways to spend $54,225:
At Heifer International: Provide 108 families with a heifer, 361 families with a llama, or 452 families with a sheep.
At Blood:Water Mission: Provide 54,225 Africans with clean water for a year.
At Compassion International: Provide 15 years of sponsorship for 9 children (and have enough left to sponsor a tenth child for six years).
At International Medical Corps: Vaccinate 13556 children against measles, yellow fever, diphtheria, tuberculosis and polio.
At Living Water International: Pay for two Large Capacity Wells or 21 Small Capacity Wells.
At Action Against Hunger: Provide 1,084 malnourished children in feeding centers a month’s worth of high-energy milk & porridge.
Or: At Apple: Buy 155 80GB video iPods.
(But this is America; of course we’ll take the Hummer. And a venti nonfat latte.)