Diorissimo Doctors Without Borders Fundraiser

Thank you very much to everyone who participated in our Doctors Without Borders fundraiser. Together we’ve raised $7,150. Thank you for your generosity and thoughtfulness. Also, a big thank you to Limegreen, Bregje, Rebecca and Reg for the extra prizes they’ve contributed.

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To select the winners, I assigned each participant a number and then made a selection via a random number generator in the following order:

Diorissimo–update on 1/29: re-drawing the winner, because the first winner never responded and my emails bounced back. So, the new winner is Farrah.

Diptyque Volutes (Rebecca’s prize, barely used bottle)–the winner is Therese

Chanel No 5 parfum (Limegreen’s prize, barely used bottle)–the winner is Jane

Serge Lutens La Fille de Berlin–the winner is Kay

Chanel Coco 50ml (Bregje’s prize, 95% full)–the winner is Dana

Since Reg is based in the UK and couldn’t mail her bottle outside of the country due to the regulations, I randomly selected a winner for Reg’s prize out of the UK participants.

Chanel Cristalle (Reg’s prize, vintage bottle, used)–the winner is Lucy

Added 1/22/2016: we also had an offer of a samples package from my reader Linda. I randomly selected a fundraiser participant, and the winner is Diana.

Congratulations! I will get in touch with you this week.

Our standard contest reminder: I reserve a right to select another person if the original winner doesn’t respond within 7 days.

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24 Comments

  • Vanie: That’s quite a good amount! Good job!
    And congrats to the winners! January 20, 2016 at 8:07am Reply

    • Victoria: Thank you to all of you again! January 20, 2016 at 2:36pm Reply

  • epapsiou: Wow that is a decent sum. Go us. January 20, 2016 at 10:00am Reply

  • Therése: Hooray! We did really well. January 20, 2016 at 10:18am Reply

    • Victoria: 🙂 Even more than the last time. January 20, 2016 at 2:39pm Reply

  • OperaFan: Congratulations on the fantastic result V!
    And congratulations to all the winners.
    🙂 January 20, 2016 at 11:34am Reply

    • Victoria: Congratulations to all and another big thank you to everyone who participated. January 20, 2016 at 2:40pm Reply

  • Ari: That’s completely amazing, V! Everyone involved should be very proud. And those of us who missed the deadline (AHEM) are excited to belatedly donate to DWB in BdJ’s honor! January 20, 2016 at 12:59pm Reply

    • Victoria: Thank you so much, Ari! 🙂 January 20, 2016 at 2:41pm Reply

  • maja: congrats to the winners and thank you for doing all of this, V.! 🙂 January 20, 2016 at 4:35pm Reply

    • Victoria: Of course! And thank you. January 20, 2016 at 4:54pm Reply

  • Jane: *hops and hops around some more*

    Thank you V! And thank you Limegreen! January 20, 2016 at 6:08pm Reply

    • limegreen: Thank you, Victoria, for organizing this fundraiser, so exciting that so much was raised!!!!! (glad to do a very small part)

      Jane — already have the parfum ready to mail! (lol, your comment made me smile) January 20, 2016 at 8:34pm Reply

    • Victoria: Thank you both! 🙂 January 21, 2016 at 7:46am Reply

  • Old Herbaceous: Terrific result! Thanks for doing this. January 20, 2016 at 10:19pm Reply

    • Victoria: Diorissimo has done a great job! 🙂 January 21, 2016 at 7:41am Reply

  • kayliz: La Fille de Berlin! Just when I was thinking whether I could/should buy a bottle!
    Over seven thousand dollars! To MSF!

    Wow, and many thanks to Victoria, on both counts:) January 21, 2016 at 3:33pm Reply

    • Victoria: Thank you very much, Kay! January 24, 2016 at 7:54am Reply

  • Karen (A): Congratulations to everyone! Raising such a large amount to donate is amazing! Terrific contest although honestly it feels like we all won. January 23, 2016 at 9:20am Reply

    • Victoria: Thank you very much, Karen! I received your email and adding the amount to the total. You guys are the best! 🙂 January 24, 2016 at 8:11am Reply

      • Karen (A): It’s really remarkable how much BdJ raised, and is a testament to your generous spirit which creates a feeling of unity and community between such a diverse group of people. January 25, 2016 at 7:44am Reply

  • Notturno7: That is fantastic!
    It made me feel so good to participate in a good cause like that.
    Thank you everyone! ?
    We did great. February 9, 2016 at 3:56am Reply

    • Victoria: Thank you again to you and everyone else! You’re an amazingly generous group. February 9, 2016 at 1:23pm Reply

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