Celebrate Matt Mullenweg’s Birthday by Donating Water

January 25th, 2012
WordPress News

Matt Mullenweg, co-founder of WordPress, turned 28 two weeks ago. It’s been a busy year for Matt. Three major WordPress versions were released, he switched back to using a Mac after 8 years on Windows, and he travelled 190,000 miles over 245 days.

Even though two weeks have gone by, it’s not too late to say “happy birthday” to Matt. In fact, he would prefer to receive all of his birthday gifts this year in the form of donations to Charity: Water through his birthday campaign. Matt has set an ambitious goal to reach $28,000 in donations by April, but if that goal is reached, his “birthday presents” will have provided clean water for 280 families in developing countries. Not everyone can head to the nearest faucet for a clean glass of water, so say “happy birthday” to Matt and help someone else enjoy some clean water today!




  1. Margaret (1 comments.) says:

    My heartfelt wishes to Matt. Astonishingly he is doing a wonderful thing by raising fund for some good cause. He rocks! All the best Matt.

  2. Asma (1 comments.) says:

    i cant imagine blogging without wordpress. Thanks MATT

  3. Jon (5 comments.) says:

    Awesome coverage. I can’t imagine blogging without WordPress either. Furthermore I don’t know what I’d be doing as a career without Matt and WP.

  4. JooLeeK (1 comments.) says:

    WordPress blogs have changed me:). Thanks Matt

  5. Dan Brusca (1 comments.) says:

    He switched back to using a Mac? That’s big news … any idea why?

  6. Ali Hussain (2 comments.) says:

    I did send in a donation. Hope it counts

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