Daily Afternoon Randomness (39 HQ Photos)

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Yesterday, we posted a story about Taylor Morris, a Navy EOD who lost all his limbs in an explosion in Afghanistan. Taylor had always dreamed of having a log cabin on a lake so we asked the Chivers to pitch in the down payment on his dream home. I set the goal at $30,000.

The Chivers smashed the goal in less than an hour. We couldn’t have predicted in the opening minutes of the campaign that the Chivers were, in fact, just clearing their throats.

Many of the early comments read something like, ‘Screw the down payment. Let’s get him the whole cabin instead.’

The donations began to surge. I received an email from a family friend watching Taylor’s donation page. “John, the donations appear to be coming in faster since we hit our goal. How? This is insane!’

Not insane really, just how the Chivers have always rolled. Minutes ago, donations blasted past $200,000… $170,000 more than we asked for.

Taylor’s story is just beginning. The local and national media are now decsending upon the Morris family to help spread his inspirational story and I’ll keep you posted on the new developments. In the meantime, enjoy your weekend, you’ve earned it. Donate right here.

Happy Friday, Chivers

John n’ Leo

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  • 'sota

    #39 I've never been more proud to be apart of this website.

  • Carguy95

    #39 and Taylor's story makes me have a renewed faith in humanity

  • https://www.facebook.com/nick.clark7 Nick Clark

    #21 welcome to Portland the weirdest fucking city in the world

  • Jawbone

    #2 How pretty. Does anyone know this horse's name? Such good care taken of it's teeth!

  • Jawbone

    #29 "Inkan", huh? Fucking idiot.

  • http://www.facebook.com/ryan.davis.9849 Ryan Davis

    Need a category dedicated to Kate Upton!!!!!!!

  • Rainmaker2112

    #39 “Whatever you do, you need courage. Peace has its victories, but it takes brave men and women to win them.”
    ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Thank you for your service & sacrifice Taylor! I'm a Navy Veteran who grew up in Hudson, Iowa (just a stones throw south of Cedar Falls). KCCO and Fair Winds & Following Seas!

  • Maximiliaanvdv

    #15 They suck @Cosplay

  • Kathy

    For Taylor's service to all of us, its the least we can do.. Godspeed Dude, and enjoy that cabin and have a vodka and lemonade for me! <3

  • Spaz

    Okay, so now when do we do "Raise the Log Cabin" for Taylor Morris Chive Weekend…I am sure between all of us we could build it. …Thanks again Chivers…you all made my weekend.

    • Amber

      I was thinking the same thing! It should happen.

  • Skiface

    #22 #23 where is the Kate Upton clothes switch? I want it now!

  • http://www.facebook.com/desolan Joshua Freshwater

    Chive on Random Vendor at Origins! just sayin….

  • vandal

    #8 There's no GLASS in those GLASSES. I fuckin hate Hipters. A pretty face ruined with shitty accessories just to look cool. 'koff.

  • Moriar

    #39 Taylor, you made the sacrifice for your fellow brothers, Now let your extended family take care of you now for you and your families sacrifice.

  • szan

    #13 in Budapest?

  • Jennifer

    #39 It blows my mind how much good the chive nation could now that this one website has united people around the world…
    KCCO Taylor and thank you!

  • DaltonFitz


    This is the best reply to such a tragedy i've seen in years. Taylor and his family need as much happiness and support as they can get! KCCO!

  • S. Kikker

    The Taylor Morris story: wow, I'm so impressed !! Chivers are truly a special breed ! Chive On you did, much respect you have earned.

  • Busy B

    #5. Awesome. 'merica in full effect!

    • Bre

      Alberta, Canada.

  • bbbbryan

    I see another pic with "KCCO" I'm gonna lose it. Done.

  • Cbwrx

    Chive on is an awesome website KCCO

  • marc

    I am so proud of my fellow Chivers, Chivettes and everyone at theCHIVE for bringing Taylor's story to us, and allowing us to help Taylor and his family. We are forever grateful for your service to our country. We hope to see pics of the new place and an update on your progress. Chive on brother!

  • OccupyTheGap

    #1 Biggest DB EVER!

  • http://www.facebook.com/ehbrada Lawrence Panis

    #12, that's how religion should be. I dont like how they generally shut certain people out. They say to forgive your "enemies" but sexuality is a sin? Its discrimination at its finest.

  • http://www.seejepp.com Corey

    Hell yeah #39

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