Put Gilad on a billboard

Gilad ShalitFree Gilad Schalit Billboard effort

Put Gilad on a billboard

Free Gilad Schalit Billboard effort

27 May 2011

Gal Sitty, a 28-year-old Los Angeles native, has started a campaign on epicstep.com to fund and erect a billboard near the Manhattan headquarters of the United Nations imploring leaders to take steps to free the captive soldier, Gilad Schalit.

The goal is to reach $10,000 by June 6th, at 10:04 a.m. PDT.  At last count he was still $US5,304 short with 12 days to go.

This isn’t the first time you’ve been asked to donate to a cause, although it is the first time Five Minutes for Israel has become involved. Unlike other times you have been approached by someone with their hand outstretched this is a donation where you know exactly where your money is going and if the target is not reached no credit cards will be charged.

Check out the campaign

Read: Angeleno launches drive for Schalit billboard near UN, Debra Kamin, Jerusalem Post, 8 May 2011

Action items:

  • Join and support the campaign
  • Vote for a design for the billboard
  • Like this on Facebook and share widely on social networks
Free Gilad Schalit poster design

5MFI's choice for billboard design

About David Guy

B.A./B.C.A. (Communication and Media Arts) University of Wollongong, AUSTRALIA M.A. in Government (Diplomacy and Conflict Studies) Inter Disciplinary Center, Herzliya, ISRAEL Twitter @5MFI
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