Daily Afternoon Randomness (46 Photos)

You'll pardon the late DAR today. As many of you know, we posted a story about Taylor Morris, the Navy EOD tech who lost all four of his limbs when a mine exploded underneath him in Afghanistan last month. I asked the Chivers to raise $30,000 for a down payment on his dream cabin when he was finally able to return home to Iowa.

The Chivers had other ideas. They dismissed the idea of a down payment and decided to pay for the entire log cabin instead. We raised the goal of $30,000 in an hour flat.

In the last 3 hours since I posted it, Taylor's story has gone viral. We have just crossed the $95,000. We're on the cusp of hitting $100,000!!! I'm speechless at the Chivers' generosity as is Taylor and the entire Morris family. I will continue update the page through today into tomorrow.

Original Story HERE. Donate HERE.

Super-Awesome Update: We just hit $100,000 and the donations show no sign of stopping.

Late Night Update
: I'll continue these updates first thing in the morning. Even late into the night the donations continue to surge. We've hit $143,000. You've exceeded the initial goal by over $100,000. Words escape me.

  • alphamustang

    #40 that's in Euros……………. Hope it was worth it lol

  • ChiveMaster


  • http://www.kongregate.com/ Gee 2

    #7 Yes!
    #33 Oh wow, excuse me while I pick my jaw up off of the floor. 😀

  • rob

    #40 What people dont realize I think so far too is that this is in France (I am actually going to be in St Tropez in 2 months) and the currency is even in Euro's not in USD\CAD. Thats a 133k$ USD bill… in one friggin night?!?!?! FML… Im working in the wrong place…

    *Also… the prices of the Dom Perignon are actually "accurate" for those bottles if anyone was wondering if it was a hoax or not. They go for about 30k$+ online if you can find a discounted bottle, so I wouldn't doubt a high end VIP lounge is gonna jack it up a ways…

  • aeroi

    #36 i like the copyright sign

  • Imzkid


    Tuck Chesta?

  • Prof. Large McHuge


    What a dipshit, it is nice to see the generosity of chivers around the world almost comparing to what this asshole spent on his own birthday

    • Wait, wut

      You make a valid point, but according to the image caption it was a bachelor party not a birthday party. From what I've experienced a soon to be groom & his buddies typically drop a fuckton more coin on the former.

  • Big Brad

    TaylorMorris.org is selling t-shirts to help raise money, also. I already donated after reading his story, but I'm definitely buying one of those t-shirts and wearing it with pride. THANK YOU TAYLOR!!! You are truly an American Hero!!!


  • Dantegeek34

    Not all applicants to the Monica Lewinski internship training program will be able to meet the strict criteria expected of them.

    • Lance

      That picture is so scary!

  • http://twitter.com/LeeKowalski @LeeKowalski

    Last place I expected to see my brother at #16 but that's a great surprise. KCCO

  • etcrr

    #32 Hell No to the height, the girl Yes #33 How's abut Hell YES!

  • olmanbingle

    #21 Wow, an original idea, skill required, and is appealing to look at.

  • intmid8or

    #33 see you tomorrow in chivette gallery


    there's just something about #39

  • http://www.facebook.com/nicholas.miller.501598 Nicholas Miller

    #33 #39 #46 are incredible! #2 Hope you enjoy the new house you deserve it.

  • Seattle


  • cfbadger12

    #24 and #39 MOOOOAAARRRR!!!!!!!!

  • alucardthedeadly

    #39 looks high

  • gingergreek

    #39 A delight to end my night Thank you miss

  • moar boar



  • http://www.thechive.com mrbrixon

    #24 vs #33 …..

  • Tigers

    #33 WOW! Moar later tonight please ! #43. I'd like to see the whole package.

  • mrjimmyos

    #2 This is so awesome! Nice one everybody

    #40 Jeeze louise! Are you Bill Clintons personal assistant?!

  • Tigers

    Forget cat Saturday . Let's start #24 camel toe Saturday's plz !

  • Dabiddo

    #32 I freaking love Sasha Digiulian!!!

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