Would you like a sneak peek at the full current cut of MisLEAD? ... in your living room?
Hello all! Thank you for your support of our film! As you know, I have been touring the country sharing the film with people everywhere, to build awareness of the... Read more
Come See MisLEAD this week in Denver, Boulder or Colorado Springs!
- Colorado Springs: TONIGHT (Tuesday) @ the Tim Gill Center for Independent Media - January 21st
- Boulder: Wednesday Night - January 22nd @the Dairy Center for the Arts, Boulder
- Denver: Thursday... Read more
Last chance to make a tax-deductible contribution in support of our work this year!
Hello friends and Happy New Year!
In 2013 Lead Safe Americahas helped more than 4,000 families in some way - and I still can't get over that - a... Read more
The Final Kickstarter Effort for MisLEAD has 57 hours to Go!
One of our early Kickstarter backers wrote me to say she didn't realize we were doing a new/ final Kickstarter project. I don't know if folks are getting... Read more
Websites Up & Running
For those of you who have been promised recognition on our websites (as a lifetime sponsor or as a donor to our kickstarter campaign) - we just recently... Read more
MisLEAD headed to IOWA tomorrow!
Hello - yes we are still here! And things are progressing nicely! We've been posting updates on Facebook and through our mailing list, but wanted to make sure the rest... Read more
MisLEAD, film about an environmental illness that impacts 1 in 3 American Kids - coming to Chicago next Wednesday
I'm bringing my film MisLEAD: America's Secret Epidemic to Chicago next week!!! We're having a screening of the current rough-cut of the film followed by a focus-group/ discussion, where... Read more
We've started a fun petition to increase support of the film...
Hello! Please check out this "fun" petition that was the brainchild of several of the mothers in our "MisLEAD Mamas" group on Facebook. It is pretty self explanatory - just... Read more
May 10th in NYC & May 13th in Cambridge!
If you've been following us on Facebook you know we have two screenings coming up! These are focus-group screenings of the rough-cut of MisLEAD & you are invited... Read more
Our first festival, upcoming screenings & other fun news:
It's all in our latest newsletter - please check it out. Thank you! http://www.misleadmovie.com/Spring2013LSAF.pdf Tamara
Our Contest Winners! :-) [& upcoming screenings!]
Many of you were helping us by participating in our pledge-challenge, with the top winners in each category winning a case of my mother's Napa Valley Honey - and runners-up... Read more
More Fun Press! Today in Yahoo News!
Thank you Simonton for coordinating this! http://news.yahoo.com/focus-replacing-windows-lead-based-paint-during-national-111619010.html;_ylt=A2KJ2Ui.c0dREBsAiBzQtDMD
Huffington post article today!
Thank you so much Amy, Erin & Angela for sharing your stories with the world! And thank you Lynne for writing the article & being willing to take a risk... Read more
...and Thank You again! (Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!)
[I have been working on this post for a couple of days now, getting all of you linked up! and in the meantime today was an extraordinarily exciting day... I... Read more
What's your Twitter handle?
Hi all -Thank you again for a tremendous show of support and generosity! I am going to post our full backer list from this Kickstarter project in another update soon... Read more
We did it!
Thanks again everyone!
Honey contest results to be posted soon! If you had friends pledge make sure I know they count toward your total!
2 hours to go, & almost there!
2 hours to go, 158 pledges!, $23,375 pledged (amazing!), [$3,625 to go!], & a phenomenal 1010 Facebook "Likes" (a huge jump from last night, nearly 200!)
One thing I wanted... Read more
24 hours to go!
Wow, THANK YOU!
The last few hours have been exciting! We're now 84% funded, with 824 Facebook "likes" and 146 backers - with just 24 hours to go, We have... Read more
32 hours to go...tick...tick...tick :-)
$17,868 pledged! by 144 backers - with 770 Facebook "likes" and 32 hours to go! If each of you found just one friend to pledge at least $63.42 by tomorrow... Read more
62 hours to go!
...so 62 hours to go means a couple of things, but mostly that you will only be getting a few more daily updates (I promise!) Thank you for reading them... Read more
Crystal - a story...
Each day something happens that shows me so clearly the power of this film (a collaborative work that includes the help and participation from nearly 500 people!)
This a story... Read more
What a great day yesterday!
Yesterday I was a "guest professor" at a 400-level Environmental Health class at Portland State University. We had a focus-group screening of the rough-cut of the film (with the class)... Read more
I wanted to make sure you each saw this note posted at the top of the Kickstarter project: "*Please excuse the confusion over the pledge confirmation emailsーKickstarter/Amazon somehow accidentally merged... Read more
We reached 50%! Thank you!
Thank you so much everyone - 9 new pledges tonight (118 total!) helped get us to 50% funded- with 643 Facebook "Likes" and just over 5-days to go! Please keep... Read more
Do you want this film to be Oscar-eligible next year?
I do! For the longest time I've had a clear vision of what bringing lead-poisoning to the silver screen could accomplish, creating a new level of awareness that will protect... Read more
Contest Update! Win $120 in Napa Valley Honey - used by The French Laundry!
Hello all and thank you to our newest backers for joining the "team"! If you don't already know, we're having a bit of a contest to see who can help... Read more
Hi all! A short post for tonight (more tomorrow...) I wanted to thank all of our newest backers for pledging! We now have 94 pledges with more than $7,200 pledged.... Read more
250 pledges? & Eco-Warrior Women
Stats update: 12 days to go!, 85 pledges, $4,817 pledged (17% funded! - $583 short of being 20% funded!), 415 Facebook "likes"
Well - I did a little research... it... Read more
Help us meet our goal & win something extra too!
Hello everyone! We currently have 72 pledges (Monday - 2/18 at 12 noon), with $4,587 pledged and 13 days to go. We also have 348 Facebook "Likes." The timing for... Read more
Little Katie in Minnesota, our little "Valentine"
One of the most generous and most enthusiastic supporters of this Kickstarter project (in fact one of the three people who initially requested that I create this Kickstarter project, "... Read more
Friendly Reminder - it's almost Valentine's Day!
Hello all. I didn't think you really needed a reminder about Valentine's day, but since my husband is one of the 31 folks who has made a pledge so far,... Read more
Wow - Nearly 12% funded already!
Earlier today a mama in Minnesota posted this on Facebook:
" I didn't really realize how serious it all was until I saw the movie. I kind of freaked out.... Read more
We're 1% funded on day one! Thanks you guys!
Thank you so much to each of you!
- Christian Alexander
- Kate Kirkwood
- Lindsey Ekland
- Leonard Rubin (my darlin' husband!)
- Beth Greer
- Brenna... Read more