Spike Puts His Paw Down

A project in Fort Myers, FL by Mary Lou Lydecker

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Who likes being left behind on fun adventures? Certainly not Spike, and so he "puts his paw down" and decides to change things.
Backers: 146
Average Pledge Per Backer: $45

Funded: $6,572 of $5,800
Dates: Aug 18th -> Oct 17th (60 days)
Project By: Mary Lou Lydecker
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Latest News

Kickstarter ends at 7:48 AM on Oct 17.

October 14th - via: kickstarter.com
The Kickstarter ends at 7:48 AM on Monday, Oct 17th—basically, 3 days. Let’s see how many more ”Spike Puts His Paw Down” books we can provide to more schools and libraries.   thank you for your generous pledges!! Mary Lou  (Read More)


October 7th - via: kickstarter.com
The funding goal is at 101%.  We have reached our goal and will be able to provide "Spike Puts His Paw Down" books to you, schools and libraries!!  I am sooo excited and thankful to all of you. Thank you, thank you, thank you. The books will go to... (Read More)

So close to our funding goal!

October 6th - via: kickstarter.com
"Spike Puts His Paw Down"   -   We are at 90 percent funded with 10 days to go!  We CAN get to 100 percent!   Encouraging reading in young children is so important.  Please send reminders to family and friends.  Oct. 16th is the last day to... (Read More)

72% with 14 days to go

October 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you pledgers and supporters so very much.  We are 72% funded with 14 days to go.  Please spread the word about ”Spike Puts His Foot Down” to family and friends.  I know we can reach 100% in 14 days. Mary Lou  (Read More)

69 % funded with 23 days to go

September 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
The kickstarter project for ”Spike Puts His Paw Diwn” is 69% funded with 23 days to go.  Please keep passing the word about this educational and fun project to encourage reading. spikepaw.com😁👍  (Read More)


August 31st - via: kickstarter.com
We reached 40% funded today!!  Thank you all for your generosity!  (Read More)

our webpage is up!

August 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to my nephew, Stephen, we have a website up and running!  Please check it out and pass it on!   Spikespaw.com   The site works on all computer devices and cells.    (Read More)

We are moving steadily right along!

August 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you all so very much.  We are at 32% of our goal!  Yahoo!  (Read More)

27% - aiming for 30%

August 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you to everyone who has contributed and/or supported the Kickstarter in any way.  We stand at 27% of our end goal right now -- can we make it to 30% by midnight?  Yes, we can!    (Read More)

We reached 20%!

August 19th - via: kickstarter.com
We reached 20% of our Kickstarter goal last night!  Thank you to all those who are supporting this Kickstarter project.  Please continue to pass the word onto friends and family. Mary Lou  (Read More)

WOW! We did it!

August 18th - via: kickstarter.com
We did it!  We are over $1000 and still have 1 1/2 hours until midnight!! Thank you supports.    (Read More)

Great start!

August 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Launch Day - We only need $100 to reach $1000 for the day.  Can we do it?  Yes, we can!!  (Read More)

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