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1st Annual 24hr Podcast Marathon to Raise Money for OLPC

Posted by geeknews at 12:54 PM on December 12, 2007

On December 21st at  6am Hawaiian Standard Time GMT -10, Todd Cochrane the host of the Geek News Central Podcast will start a live and Interactive event that will last 24 hours.

During the 24 hour Podcast Marathon, Todd will stream live from his Hawaii based Studio on Ustream.TV and will have interactive talk on TalkShoe.com.

The purpose of the event is to discuss Technology, Podcasting, Family, Life or whatever topic comes to mind. If you would like a dedicated slot on the 24hr live event send an email to geeknews@gmail.com indicating topic you would like to talk about and 3 time slots that you are available.

The purpose of the event is to bring awareness too podcasting, talk about technology, Family and life. He will also be raising money for the 2 for 1 One Laptop Per Child Program.

Through the month of November and December Geek News Central Audience members have contributed nearly $1200.00 towards the purchase of 3 OLPC laptop pairs. All monies raised will go towards the purchase of additional laptops which we will be raffled off at the end of the Marathon. To be eligible for the Raffle a Minimum of $10.00 donation can be made via Paypal.

While this is a first attempt at going 24 hours straight I hope that you will join me for the event.

One Comment

  1. From Jesus Geek at 9:07 am on December 15, 2007

    24hr Podcast Marathon to Raise Money for OLPC

    Todd Cochrane of Geek News Central is holding a 24hr marathon on Dec. 21st to help raise money for OLPC. I plan to be a part of the marathon, most likely late after 11PM EST.
    During the 24 hour Podcast Marathon, Todd will stream live from his Hawaii b…