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 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.