Brittany Barton

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Brittany SAYS:
I just wanted to personally …
I just wanted to personally thank you so much for your donation. It means the world to me to know that people like you can make a difference.
1 year ago
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Patrick SAYS:
Hi! Welcome to Crowdrise. I'…
Hi! Welcome to Crowdrise. I'm Patrick, with National Wildlife Humane Society.
Good to see you here. Here's an April Vote. Feel free to add me as a friend. :)

My Earth Day 2011 Project will direct all donations to real wildlife and wild habitat. Top fundraiser by April 22nd will receive a personal gift from me, a nice commemorative Sigg water bottle.
Please view my Earth Day 2011 page to check it out.
3 years ago
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Here's a March vote for you!…
Here's a March vote for you!
Visit may page - a return vote would be great (just click the + sign next to my name)
Don't forget to check out my projects - join my team - donations gratefully accepted.
Unmasking Mental Illness
End Stigma of Mental Illness
Red Cross Earthquake/Tsunami Relief Fund
3 years ago
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Alessandra SAYS:
Hi! sent you a march vote ;)…
Hi! sent you a march vote ;) HAPPY SPRING!!!
please, when you have time, check my project 'do something for help japan!' and leave a little donation, they really need us, <3 LOVE!
3 years ago
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Brittany Barton
Chicago, IL United States
Stuff About Me:


Once upon a time, I used to be a kid. As a kid, I wanted to save the world. By third grade, I worked with a campaign to save the whales. Little Ishtar, the humpback whale was freed. As I grew older, my passion continued. I took trips to see the world. Honduras was my first stop. I met little children who had no mommies and daddies and became their friend. We kept in touch, wrote letters, and I helped send them to school. Little Yosalin is now in high school. Today, I am taking on a new challenge, that involves not only me, but you too. This challenge is called running. No, no, no! You don't run, silly! I do! (but you can run if you want to). 

I run and you give.

I run so that I improve my health and encourage those around me to do the same. I run so that the youth of my city can enter into a safer environment. I run to prevent gang violence, bullying, and improve confidence and determination in today's youth. I run so that Chicago Adventure Therapy (CAT), the only urban wilderness therapeutic program in the U.S., can provide at-risk youth with opportunity, courage, and hope. I run for my youth at Teen Living Programs in Chicago, IL, a transitional living facility for homeless and runaway youth looking for hope. I run because I can. 

Why should you give, you ask? Your generosity can take one adolescent off the street and put them into a program that gives them with the chance to see a life outside of their natural environment. Your gift will provide an outlet to those who feel as though they have none. Your donation allows CAT to operate a program that not only improves the lives of the youth they directly serve, but improves the quality of life for us all. What would a day look like without violence? Have you ever turned on the news and not found another life taken from a gun? Imagine if we could watch these same youth learning to kayak in Lake Michigan, snow sledding, or learning to climb the world's tallest mountain. With your generosity, CAT will have the opportunity to transform lives of hopelessness into opportunities of hope. 

For my 13.1, Help me to raise $750!

Peace to  you all. 



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Brittany Barton's Fundraisers

CAT 13.1

CAT 13.1

Amount Raised:



81% Raised of $750 Goal

Give a Meal for Christmas

Give a Meal for Christmas

Amount Raised:



65% Raised of $1,500 Goal