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CHALLENGE DAY's Fundraiser:

Celebrating 25 Years of Change

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BENEFITING: CHALLENGE DAY

EVENT DATE: Jun 01, 2013

THE STORY:

25 people donating $25 and inviting 25 more people... can change the world!

In honor of Challenge Day Founders Yvonne and Rich Dutra-St. John, every dollar raised by June 1st, 2013 will be matched up to $25,000.

Challenge Day is celebrating our 25th year of helping youth in schools feel safe, loved and celebrated. In that time, we've reached over a million young people. Help us reach a million more. Join us in creating a world where everyone feels safe, loved and celebrated - where bullying, violence and other forms of oppression are things of the past.

Funds raised will help us reach schools and communities who are unable to afford it, or those impacted by tragedy, to offer the love, support and care they deserve.

 

"If we settle for tolerance, we have failed. Our goal is love." - Rich & Yvonne, Challenge Day Founders

 

BULLYING IS AN EPIDEMIC
For millions of young people, bullying, violence and other forms of oppression are part of a typical school day.  Every 7 minutes a child is bullied.  Many students are afraid to walk down the halls for fear of being teased or humiliated.  Every year 160,000 students are absent because they're afraid to come to school.  Students who are bullied can suffer from anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, poor concentration and tragically some see suicide as the only way out.   If you really knew us, our hearts are breaking that this is still happening and we're committed to making a change.

The Challenge Day Program helps reduce teasing and bullying, teaches tools for peaceful conflict resolution and healthy self-expression, and builds empathy and compassion within the school so students can thrive.  We need to reach more students across the United States and around the world to share hope, inspiration and love.  With your help, we can create a world where bullying, violence and other forms of oppression are things of the past.

 

IT TAKES ALL OF US
While we know we don't have all the answers, we have witnessed countless miracles from teens and adults in our programs. We are blessed to do this work and be of service, and we need your support to make it happen.  Stand with us in creating a world where everyone feels safe, loved and celebrated.  A world where bullying, violence and other forms of oppression are things of the past. This is the work of Challenge Day.

Thank you for helping us celebrate 25 years of change!

With love and gratitude,
Challenge Day

"Be the change you wish to see in the world."  - Gandhi

DONATE

To This Fundraiser

$27,775

MONEY RAISED
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  • Pflieger Family

    $25

  • Matthew Matuza

    $50

  • Original Mike Smith

    $25

  • Beth Rabin & Steve Finkel

    $25

  • Chris Fisher

    $55

  • Ava and Arthur Law

    $50

  • Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler

    $100

  • Lawrence & Brandy Pineda

    $25

  • Mark Shane

    $25

  • Diana Slowiejko

    $125

  • Randy Davis

    $25

  • Stephanie Cutler

    $50

  • Brandi Potlongo

    $100

  • Rudy

    $50

  • OmniSource Marketing Group

    $100

  • Dean Vangundy

    $25

  • Richard Moman

    $50

  • Mary Beth Kellum

    $100

  • Rob DeGeorge

    $100

  • Carlitos

    $25

  • Megan

    $25

  • Steve Cosenza

    $50

  • Terry Hamm

    $25

  • Jess Nelson

    $25

  • Mike and Michelle Robbins

    $1,500

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Margaret St John

    $50

  • Pat Shumate

     

  • Peter & Sarah Sandhill

    $25

  • JH Gabrielson & Associates, LLC

    $100

  • Janelle Morphew

    $25

  • TJ and Jeff

    $100

  • Michaela Remis

    $25

  • Jenna's Seester - Lovies Lovies Lovies

    $25

  • Jersey!

    $25

  • Erika

    $25

  • Matthew Marzel

    $25

  • Aimee & Corinne Dutra

    $25

  • Dave Michael

    $25

  • Joe Shierling

    $25

  • Sue Mapes

    $25

  • Get That You Matter

    $25

  • Keith and Sandy Ninemire

    $25

  • Michael Yahner

    $50

  • Mark & Natalie Leavy

    $100

  • Jo Ann Towle

    $50

  • Melissa Meagher

    $50

  • Police Officer's Association

    $2,000

  • Ann Moser

    $50

  • Kathy Athanas

    $45

  • Becky Stilling

    $25

  • Triple S

    $50

  • Karen and Roy

    $250

  • Mike Matt Match

    $50

  • Bennett Innovations

    $400

  • Donna Learn

    $25

  • Mike Matt Match

    $400

  • Heidi F. Yoder

    $100

  • The Kuester Family

    $25

  • Janice and Jim Falick

    $25

  • Ralph and June Alvarez

    $25

  • Pat Stoelk

     

  • Jason Warburg

    $25

  • Mike Matt Match

     

  • Christine Maresca

    $100

  • Donald and Diane Hills

    $25

  • Gregg Solomon

    $25

  • Carl & Stephanie Manna

    $50

  • In celebration of Mary Lowman

    $25

  • the Bach-Lehmers

    $100

  • Willem Dijksterhuis - BTC Holland

    $25

  • Joe D'Anglo

    $25

  • Ryan, Luke and Katherine Maresca

    $30

  • JB

    $20

  • Anonymous

    $1,000

  • Andy Nevin

    $200

  • HODESTO HIGH SCHOOL

    $150

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Mike Rothman

    $25

  • Maureen Sedonaen

    $25

  • Heike Schroeder

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $80

  • Mr. Mojo

    $100

  • Jeff and Linda

    $25

  • Bobby, Karen, Morgan Matt

    $50

  • Jordan and Jasmin Gudebski

    $300

  • Terri Moreno Gelbaum

    $250

  • Anonymous

    $200

  • Wendie Doyle

    $25

  • Claudia and Ron Bowman

    $25

  • Chigas Family

    $25

  • Jewish Communal Fund

    $500

  • CYNTHIA ROOKER

    $100

  • Modesto High School

    $30

  • Jessica

    $25

  • Wendy Jordan

    $10,000

  • Anonymous

    $15

  • Alyse Canciello Matched It!

    $15

  • Dale and Jacquie Callihan

    $100

  • Jeff East

    $100

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111% Raised of $25,000 Goal

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The Team: $27,775 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Rich Dutra-St John

Amount Raised

$16,410

 

164% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Mike Matt

Amount Raised

$3,275

 

102% Raised of $3,200 Goal

Fundraiser Title

susan moneyhun

Amount Raised

$2,375

 

30% Raised of $8,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Spalding Ashley

Amount Raised

$1,850

 

185% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Sammy Jo Rudy

Amount Raised

$675

 

27% Raised of $2,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

CHALLENGE DAY

Amount Raised

$575

 

2% Raised of $25,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Dane Callihan

Amount Raised

$575

Fundraiser Title

Debbie Dimery

Amount Raised

$525

 

53% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Jeff East

Jeff East

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

Dale and Jacquie Callihan

Dale and Jacquie Callihan

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

Alyse Canciello Matched It!

Alyse Canciello Matched It!

DONATION: $15

Here's to reaching more people and teaching them how to be the change! 4 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $15

For every kid whose ever bullied because they didn't know better - Challenge day teaches a better way. 4 years ago

Wendy Jordan

Wendy Jordan

DONATION: $10,000

4 years ago

Jessica

Jessica

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

Modesto High School

Modesto High School

DONATION: $30

4 years ago

CYNTHIA ROOKER

CYNTHIA ROOKER

DONATION: $100

Tribute to Holland Carlton; Happy Birthday to Spalding Ashley, Parker Ashley, Bennett Ashley 4 years ago

Jewish Communal Fund

Jewish Communal Fund

DONATION: $500

4 years ago

Chigas Family

Chigas Family

DONATION: $25

4 years ago