30% Raised of $5,000 Goal
I'm a sophomore at the University of Arizona pursuing medicine. In 2009, I was chosen as an outstanding sophomore to attend the Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) conference. In this amazing 3-day conference, I realized how a leader can have such an important impact on society and even the world. while at HOBY, Leon Quan, an exraordinary author, asked me: "do you happen to the world, or does the world happen to you?" To which I now reply, I happen to the world and I intend to change it to the better.
In 2011, a friend of mine introduced me to The Thirst Project. After researching about them, I realized that they work for a great cause and that something should be done in Tucson to help them out. So with the help of friends, I created a club at my high school and brought the CEO down to Arizona for the first time to present to our high school and motivate students. After hearing the presentation, I became so passionate for the project that I became determined to do all that I can for them. Through fundraisers, we were able to raise more than $2000 at the high school. Now that I am at the University of Arizona, I have started the UA Thirst Project Club with the same goal.
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