At 8 a.m. EST today, various Dogecoin and Litecoin members plan to announce a brand new initiative to both raise Christmas money for orphans in the Philippines and unite the crypto communities over a special cause.
The charity, deemed “Liteshibes4Christmas,” will launch on both the Litecoin subreddit and the Dogecoin subreddit, along with litecointalk.org. The hope is that this charity event will set precedent for all the digital currency communities to join forces and work together for good causes in the future, regardless of differences.
Andrew, also known in the Litecoin community as The Mage and newly appointed Director for the Litecoin Association, told CCN about how he felt about Liteshibes4Christmas:
"I have always been a big proponent of bringing all crypto communities together, and to me we are just two sides of the same coin, pun intended! I hope that this partnership will truly inspire other communities to proactively reach out to each other to forge friendships and partnerships in the future.”
Litecoin and Dogecoin Leaders Endorse Campaign
According to Andrew, Litecoin creator Charlie Lee and Dogecoin co-creator Jackson Palmer both endorse the charity and the ideas behind it. The two coin communities clashed in the past over a debate on whether Dogecoin should setup a merge-mining operation, specifically with Litecoin.
"The time has come to end the coin on coin hate so we can work together for a brighter future in order to bring the power of money back to the people."
In addition to the donations, CryptoShirts created a special t-shirt to commemorate the event. Details of the charity event will be released at 8 a.m. EST, including the design of the special shirt and the goals for money raised.
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