A number of entertainers associated with both the Hallmark Channel and GAC Media have been promoting a charity drive online, including Danica McKellar. For the most part, people seem to have been receptive to it “Christmas won’t be missed” Campaign. That wasn’t the case with every fan or social media follower, however. In what might be considered unusual, McKellar was quick to resist one person trying to challenge her for her efforts.
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McKellar joined many colleagues in promoting the project
As stated on the charity’s website, the organization’s goal is “to spread the spirit of Christmas throughout the year and create a healthy space within the online community that encourages giving” centered around “our common goal of helping children in need.” to help” rotates. The charity brings together “family-friendly celebrities” to spread the word, and Hallmark star Jen Lilley is one of the organization’s co-founders.
The current focus of the group is on “Camp Christmas in July”, a virtual camp community. There are online challenges and games, prizes and donations, and those spreading the word seem pretty excited to get started. Many of Hallmark’s most popular stars are involved, including Candace Cameron Bure, Lacey Chabert, Cameron Mathison and more. Funds raised through these efforts will be supported child help, an organization that helps abused children. McKellar shared a post about the charity drive for her Instagram side as well as on Twitter. “My amazing friend @jen_lilley is back helping children in need and having so much fun!” she teased.
McKellar’s contributions received overwhelmingly enthusiastic support
Most fans who engaged with McKellar’s social media posts were positive in support. “What a total blessing you are!! God bless each of you for your efforts. You make the world a better place through your love,” one person said wrote on McKellar’s Instagram post. “That’s awesome!! Love you two. So much. Filling out the application for holiness for both of you!!” someone else praised.
However, one person took the discussion in a different direction. “So what are you doing to help? Just advertise and not give money to those in need?” While McKellar didn’t respond to the positive comments, she did take a moment to address them. “Actually, I’m blessed to be able to donate thousands to children’s charities every month!” she wrote. McKellar continued, “I record @cameo videos and ALL my earnings go to charities like @mystuffbags @childhelp @americaskidsbelong and more.” The Hallmark star added a praying hands emoji at the end of her comment.
Also the Instagram page for the charity commented in response to the criticism. “Thanks to their platform and support, we have been able to help over 36,155 children over the last few years and hope to double that number this year.” The note continued, “Feel free to join our community as well.” The original commenter is didn’t return to continue the discussion, and those who engaged in that portion of the comments thread seemed happy with how McKellar handled it.
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