UPDATE: Women Thinking, inc and the Hug Me! I’m Vaccinated campaign will be holding another vaccine clinic at TAM 2012! We will be giving out more hugs and selling our brand new Hug Me sloth tees! Stop by the clinic to get your Tdap and stop by our table to purchase a tee! Looking forward to all the hugs!
If you’re not able to make it to the clinic, but want to support our cause, you can donate here
TAM is full of hugs. And kisses. And skeptical scowls.
But I’m only focusing on the hugs… because that’s my thing. Wherever the hugs lead you, be it puckerful or otherwise, is up to you and the person you’re hugging. And there’s going to be lots of hugging. LOTS.
Because The Women Thinking Free Foundation is hosting a Hug Me! I’m Vaccinated clinic! One day only at TAM 9, we will be offering Tdap vaccines for anyone and everyone who wants them. And we’re giving them away for free.
And if you get a vaccine, you get a hug! How awesome is that? Free immunity from whooping cough, tetanus and diptheria plus free hugs and the honest to goodness smug superiority over Jenny McCarthy that only comes with building herd immunity.
Get a vaccine, save the world, get a hug. It’s a pretty sweet package.
Last year, at Dragon*Con, we hosted a similar clinic. That effort proved to be an unbelievable success, over doubling the local health board’s most optimistic estimate, and left them concerned they may run out of vaccines! So I’m asking you to help us impress Nevada the same way. All you have to do is show up and put your arm out. The nurses and your immune system do the rest.
If you are already vaccinated, or you can’t get to TAM, or you want to do more than just vaccinate, you can always support the Hug Me! I’m Vaccinated campaign by donating to the Women Thinking Free… your donations go toward helping us promote and host these clinics.
And from now through TAM, if you donate $75 or more, you will get your choice of a free Hug Me T-shirt (adult, children, or infant size) or a Hug Me teddy bear!