Devan Wardwell Portland , OR Devan Wardwell, Marketing Officer Devan Wardwell’s stories What would you do to win $150,000? What would you do to motivate your friends to vote for Mercy Corps? Last month here at our headquarters in Portland, we knew the stakes were high — whoever received the most votes in the Western Union 50 Days Of Giving campaign would win $150,000. Pakistan: Biking to Bollywood If only you could see how your support truly makes people feel... It might look something like this video. I watched this today sitting at my desk at work — a colleague shared it on Twitter and I'm always a sucker for a funny video that is supposedly guaranteed to make me smile. I watched and it made my day. You should watch it, too! Haiti: Lighting a candle for Haiti The crowd grew. Candles lit children's faces. A Haitian-American woman stood up and started to to talk about the earthquake. She lamented that she had not been able to contact her family and had no idea if any of them were alive. She choked up, and couldn’t continue as grief overwhelmed her.