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National Peace Corps Association's Fundraiser:

10th Annual National Day of Action

BENEFITING: National Peace Corps Association

EVENT DATE: Feb 27, 2014

THE STORY:

For the past nine years, the National Peace Corps Association (NPCA) has called upon the Peace Corps community to unite for a National Day of Action. On that day, all supporters of the Peace Corps are urged to reach out to their members of Congress to support a strong and vibrant Peace Corps.

2013 saw the largest Day of Action so far. Along with lots of communication from all around the country, over 90 advocates were on Capitol Hill. Coming from 25 states, our advocates participated in nearly 150 congressional meetings, including 88 constituent meetings and 43 meetings with new members of Congress. On top of that, information packets were distributed to all 535 congressional offices.


While phone calls and emails are sent to Capitol Hill, a contingent of advocates converge on Capitol Hill for a day full of meetings with Senators, Congressmen/women, or other congressional staff.

This year's National Day of Action will be February 27, 2014. (Watch the video from last year!)

It costs almost $18,000 to run the day of action, including
- packet printing and preparation,
- buttons, pins and bags,
- breakfast, lunch and a thank-you reception for the advocates,
- staff time, transportation, orientation conference calls.

This adds up to about $150 per advocate. We hope that our Capitol Hill advocates and other supporters will start their own fundraiser to help make this event our must successful yet! Thank you!

For more information go to: http://www.peacecorpsconnect.org/advocacy/dayofaction/#sthash.W2n0kx30.dpuf

$9,135

MONEY RAISED
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  • Linda Bao

     

  • Monica & Maged

    $50

  • Leesy Taggart

    $100

  • Don McDougall

    $100

  • Wendy Hilburn

    $100

  • Jagdish Basi

    $100

  • carol pliner

    $50

  • Dale Tatum

    $50

  • Joanna Reynolds

    $25

  • Barb McAllister

    $25

  • Lynn Pieron

    $25

  • Richard MacIntyre

    $50

  • Barbi Phelps Sandall

    $50

  • Peter Laugharn

    $100

  • Nancy and Bart Westcott

    $250

  • Xinlei & Matt

     

  • K.Gonda

     

  • carol asberom

    $20

  • The Carters

    $20

  • Kenneth Wenger

    $25

  • Nancy Murakami

    $15

  • Jean Marie Naples, MD-Ph.D.

    $20

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Judy Leep

    $25

  • Tassie Bosher

    $100

  • Helen J. Kessler

    $100

  • Jeff Fletcher

    $50

  • Diane Hibino

    $50

  • Anonymous

     

  • Michael Gennette

    $50

  • Tom and Beth Biltz

    $50

  • Choya Adkison-Stevens

    $30

  • Anonymous

     

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Terry Amrhein

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $200

  • Bijal

    $30

  • Tony Barclay

    $100

  • Sharon Keld

    $25

  • Sharon Keld

    $25

  • To inspire more people to create fundraisers!

    $25

  • Corps Social

     

  • In honor of Brian Kremer

    $25

  • in honor of Morocco, Philippines, Armenia

    $25

  • For NPCA's 35th anniversary

    $25

  • In honor of the 10th Anniversary Day of Action

    $225

  • Glenn Blumhorst

    $200

  • Dulce Carothers

     

  • Kathleen Wilson-Chevalier

     

  • Anonymous

    $500

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Beth Blue Swadener

     

  • Greg Pings

    $25

  • Tempe Javitz

     

  • Margaret Wilson

     

  • Lib, Jon, Matt & Becca

     

  • Yvonne, Chris, Juliet & Ian

     

  • Christi Thomas

     

  • Jane Bardon

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Shari Otteman

     

  • Lesotho 09-11

     

  • David Miron

    $100

  • Kellye Eversole

    $250

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $30

  • John and Betty Harris

    $50

  • Leigh McGrady

    $30

  • Jessica Ames

    $30

  • Vanessa Porter

     

  • Hope and Mark Foster

    $500

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Carol Freeman

    $150

  • Eric Spector

     

  • Cindi Anderson

     

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • dan fitts

    $100

  • Elizabeth (Liz) Colton

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $250

  • Anonymous

    $180

  • Jeb Eddy

    $50

  • Jayne booker

    $50

  • Linda & Bob

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Vikki Day

    $10

  • Linda Zahava

    $25

  • Judy Marcouiller & Don Garner

    $50

  • Jeffrey Huvelle

    $50

  • Camilla Pearson

     

  • Joel Serebransky

     

  • Celestea Sharp

    $150

  • Anonymous

    $40

  • Robert C.Owens

    $50

  • Greigii

     

  • Barbara Siegel

    $10

  • Chris Powell

    $25

  • Jean Marie Naples, MD-Ph.D.

    $10

  • Jan Harvey Hudanish

     

  • Michael J. Bercik

    $20

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51% Raised of $18,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $9,135 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
Fundraiser Title

Jayne booker

Amount Raised

$1,540

 

103% Raised of $1,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Janet and Wylie Greig

Amount Raised

$1,235

 

82% Raised of $1,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Priscilla Goldfarb

Amount Raised

$1,080

 

108% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Sharon Keld

Amount Raised

$1,024

 

102% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

National Peace Corps Association

Amount Raised

$1,012

 

6% Raised of $18,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Tony Barclay

Amount Raised

$1,000

 

67% Raised of $1,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Kristina Owens

Amount Raised

$629

 

63% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Jonathan Pearson

Amount Raised

$235

 

24% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Michael J. Bercik

Michael J. Bercik

DONATION: $20

Remembering the Good Times as a Volunteer with Peace Corps Philippines Group #265. This Experience Allowed Me to Become a Participating Member of the Global Community and fulfill the "3" Mission Goals of the U.S. Peace Corps. 3 years ago

Jan Harvey Hudanish

Jan Harvey Hudanish

3 years ago

Jean Marie Naples, MD-Ph.D.

Jean Marie Naples, MD-Ph.D.

DONATION: $10

3 years ago

Chris Powell

Chris Powell

DONATION: $25

3 years ago

Barbara Siegel

Barbara Siegel

DONATION: $10

In honor of Sharon and her dedication to the Peace Corps! 3 years ago

Greigii

Greigii

3 years ago

Robert C.Owens

Robert C.Owens

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $40

3 years ago

Celestea Sharp

Celestea Sharp

DONATION: $150

3 years ago

Joel Serebransky

Joel Serebransky

3 years ago