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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  • http://www.newschoolaudio.com tacos117


    Bout time

  • Allenavw

    #12 Is in Maple Ridge, BC! Wow, never thought I'd see something from my home town on here. Also, new respect for St. Andrews Church, gotta say.

  • guest

    Morris for president!

  • Kevin

    I still say you should donate the extra money to the Veterans Hospital

  • John

    #12 I don't understand why this is surprising. Christ ministered where he was called, and he was called to minister to sinners. I always thought being a sinner was the only qualification for being welcome in a church. I guess anybody can form an organization and call it a church, but to my mind it isn't a church if it isn't full of people who are lost, lonely, afraid and damaged by this world.

  • https://www.facebook.com/missgamer84 Jessica Condrey

    #24 awesome Punisher art back there ;) the shirts are pretty neat too

  • NEchivette

    #37 #38 #39
    Proud to be a chivette!!!! Also not sure how I missed this story yesterday but I def just got done donating! KCCO and good luck!!!!!!

  • Brian Miller

    #21 – This guy is keeping Portland wierd… Or beard. KKCO from PDX

  • eljefe9

    #39 So proud to be a Chiver today!! Cheers guys!

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  • Adam

    I hope that we not only pay for his cabin but help him afford some of those awesome spring legs I see amputees (sp?) wear to run with. Thank you Morris for doing what the majority of Americans can’t. As a son, grandson, and nephew of Army Veterans, I pay my deepest respects.

    Oh and #27 DAMN!!!

  • Brian Miller

    #21 – This guy is keeping Portland weird… Or is it keeping Portland beard? KKCO from PDX

  • https://www.facebook.com/matthew.soucy.1 Matthew Soucy

    #24 the one in the blue kcco shirt you are gorgeous as well as all your friends but you stand out to me

  • https://www.facebook.com/lyle.lance Lyle Lance

    #19 – Definitley want to see MOAR of her… So sexy..

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

    who the frack is #27

  • vegasnites

    #8 your face is beautiful.

  • Kamil

    Donating today made my day.

    Chive On!

  • https://www.facebook.com/brent.misfeldt Brent Misfeldt

    #19 Great pic!!!

  • https://www.facebook.com/brent.misfeldt Brent Misfeldt

    #16 With a car like that, he can wear whatever damn socks he wants!!

  • sammalone

    so proud to be a chiver

  • vinnychase420

    #4 wheres all the hot chicks at?

    #15 oh there they are lol

  • http://thechive.com/ bkfrijoles

    #12 Very Cool

  • https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=658071630 Matt Otto

    wow… #16 #17 #18 lol

  • Nick from vancouver

    For the late risers – how about Daily Evening Randomness
    Morning Awesomenss – MA
    Daily Afternoon Randomness – DAR
    Daily Evening Randomness – DER

    Ma – Dar – Der = Mordor

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