The best problem ever

OK team, I got through the last major chunk of name allocations last night, I’ve only got the people who signed up for more than 3 boxes left to allocate names to now. We have 3500 shoeboxes signed up for. Incredible. Note: when I say allocated, that doesn’t mean sent – I’m sending the names […]

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The most boring update ever

No man or woman should spend this much time in a spreadsheet. It’s 5pm and aside from a quick break when I left the house to buy a new mouse because I could feel some kind of RSI coming on, I’ve been in the master shoebox list allocating names and double checking that there weren’t […]

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First batch of names is out!

Yessss. First batch of names is out, 600 kids and three of Wellington’s low decile schools down, 2000 to go 🙂 Do different: figure out earlier that sending a template for schools to send back with the names is a really good idea and will save days of your life! Me, Excel and Mailchimp got there in the […]

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