New stretch target
Bloody hell, this is getting daft now thanks very much to each and everyone who has pledged!
Our new target is £2,000. This will allow the Greens in Hartlepool to really fight the election, funding multiple leaflets and enabling us to establish the Green Party as a proper electoral force in Hartlepool.
Keep sharing the campaign and let as many people know about it as possible!
All the best,
About Michael Holt
Michael Holt is a handsome young man from Hartlepool and a founding member of the Hartlepool branch of the Teesside Green Party.
After becoming increasingly alarmed by the elitist and xenophobic direction the establishment parties were taking the country Michael began to get involved with the Greens to try to help bring about a worthwhile political alternative for Hartlepool and the North East.
Why We Need Your Help
The Green Party are the only mainstream party that opposes austerity, the privatisation of our public services and the race-to-the-bottom on immigration rhetoric. The Green Party also believe in decentralising power and finance to lowest local level possible, this will have a massive positive impact for our neglected area.
The problem with having policies that help rather than attack the general population is that we don’t receive funding from big business and other wealthy elites. Our campaigns are powered by our members and supporters.
As a result we need to seek funding through crowdfunding campaigns (such as this) to get the alternative (that the establishment is so desperate to suppress) on the ballot paper in areas like ours.
By donating to this campaign you can help ensure that people in Hartlepool get the opportunity to vote for a Green candidate in May 2015.
What You Get For Helping
£5 SKETCH - a £5 pledge gets you an exclusive hand-drawn Sharpie pen sketch of you (or something of your choosing) by Michael Holt, scanned and emailed/tweeted over to you (makes a great profile picture!). All donation sketches will be uploaded to an online 'thank you' gallery (unless you specify otherwise).
Here's an example of the level of quality Michael is capable of producing:
£10 POEM - Poem written by Michael on a subject of your choice and with an accompanying illustration. Emailed/Tweeted/Inboxed or posted, your choice.
£20 T-SHIRT - Hand-drawn Sharpie pen t-shirt. Pick a design and Michael will draw it and post it out to you. Here's Michael rocking a one-of-a-kind custom Dave Grohl shirt:
£30 MUSIC - Song about a subject of your choosing performed by Michael Holt and his talented brother David Holt emailed over as an mp3 file.
£100 MUSIC VIDEO - Song and accompanying music video about a subject of your choosing, performed by Michael Holt and his talented brother David Holt.
Other Ways You Can Help
If you feel you are not able to contribute financially, you can still help elect Michael by telling your friends or sharing this page on social media or attending a Hartlepool Green Party meeting.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org to get on the mailing list.
Finally, of course, don’t forget that your vote counts on May 7th!
Many thanks for your help.
All the best,
**Please ensure you are on the electoral register - this is a requirement of donating to a political party. And you'll need to be on it to vote next year - register here if you're not.**
*If you pledge £500 or over, you must be willing to provide your contact details and address.*
Video filmed by Marianne Holt, edited by Michael Holt, soundtrack David Holt.
Published and promoted by Tom Casey at 25 Phoenix Close Hartlepool TS25 3DH