Brighton-based business executive and fellow marketer, John Dingeldei wants a date with Kylie Minogue. Who doesn’t? In fact, Dannii would be just fine!
However, unlike my perverted reasons for wanting one, John’s are pure – he’s raising money for a number of charities as part of a campaign called 5 Dates In 5 Weeks.
He’s already knocked off his first four dates and has now set his sights on a little tait de tait with one of the most well known women in the Western world. Good on him, I say!
John approached me via the email below, asking if I could help him get this fifth, albeit very challenging, date. Now whilst I don’t know Kylie, I’m reckoning that the six degrees of seperation law that applies to us all will reveal that one of my listeners will have access to her and make it happen.
I like John – he’s a motivated, colourful character who’s willing to put himself out there – just check the video below where he dons a coconut bikini and re-enacts one of Kylie’s videos. Plus in this fireside chat he reveals his battle with cancer and shares how it’s positively impacted how he approaches his business and clients.
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Here’s the email John sent me that grabbed my attention:
|Hi Tim,You may have heard in the media that I?ve signed up for a brave challenge and I am trying to get a date with Kylie Minogue to raise funds for charity.The Five in Five fundraising campaign throws down the challenge to go on five dates in five weeks to help raise funds and break the cycle of social disadvantaged and support the work of five charities including my favourite Kids Under Cover.
So far I have been on four dates and I have raised more than $900 but my target is $5000. There are only 2 days to go so I need your help now.
Please visit my web site www.kyliedate.com and help me reach my target. You will also be helping create opportunities, connections and hope for those caught in the cycle of social disadvantage. To find out more and make a donation please click here or go direct to my secure donations page by clicking the link below:
Kylie would be a hot date and we have a lot in common but more importantly I want to raise as much money for the cause as I can. So, show Kylie I am worth it by sponsorsing me and maybe you’ll help me get that date. I should be so lucky!
PS Check out my Youtube video plea to answer the question, “What do I have to do to get the message through?” Go to http://kyliedate.com/?p=107
And here’s John’s Kylie Minogue video re-enactment:
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John’s website: Here’s the website John created for his Date with Kylie campaign.
Contact John: Here’s where to contact John if you can introduce him to Kylie.
Donate: And here’s where you can donate (the money goes to five charities including Kids Under Cover).
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