BENEFITING: Echoing Green Foundation
That's my puppy Beckett. I put her there because she's hard to say no to. The people and organization behind the book she's holding have been an incredible presence in my life. I thought it only fit that I unleash some of the inspired hustle to support an organization that my head agrees with and that my heart believes in. So this is what I want to do:
Raise 25 hundred dollars for Echoing Green's 25th year anniversary before I turn 25 on September 25th!
^ That's the goal!
Echoing Green has been a huge part of my life these past few years and I can't think of a better organization to share with in celebrating a quarter century. I hope you're equally inspired by the work EG and the Fellows who they seed fund do in tackling the world's biggest problems. Their initiatives are game changers.
This is a sampling of what some of the most recent classes of Fellows are capable of:
- they build schools to empower young girls in the slums of Kenya
- they help companies worldwide eliminate their carbon footprint
- they create affordable clean birth kits for women in rural India
- and they - so many of them - help our own students here in the US through mentoring, tutoring, summer programs, civics engagement in the classroom, and so on
People say that it's your golden birthday if you turn the age that's the date of your birthday. I love the shiny and glittery, but I think for this one green's more fitting. I hope you join me in celebrating and supporting the amazing work Echoing Green does. Thank you and cheers to another great year! Xx
Echoing Green is a global social venture fund that has awarded over $30 million in start-up capital to over 500 next generation social entrepreneurs worldwide since 1987. Since its founding, Echoing Green-funded social enterprises have leveraged close to $1 billion in additional private and public capital; notably, Echoing Green provided the seed funding to get organizations like Teach For America, City Year, Global Health Corps, The SEED Foundation, Hot Bread Kitchen, Freelancers Union, and Mercado Global off the ground.