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Rich Dutra-St John's Fundraiser:

Celebrating 25 Years of Change

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BENEFITING: CHALLENGE DAY

ORGANIZER: CHALLENGE DAY

EVENT DATE: Jun 01, 2013

Rich Dutra-St John

THE STORY:

CHALLENGE DAY wrote -

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

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To This Fundraiser

$16,410

MONEY RAISED
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  • Anonymous

    $100

  • The Ark Foundation

    $2,000

  • Dr. Jim Kooler

    $1,000

  • Sammy Jo Rudy

    $10

  • Anonymous

    $200

  • Drew VanDyche

    $25

  • Dinyah, Jesi and Shayna

    $25

  • Love for All

    $100

  • Simon Klebanow

    $100

  • Randy Zucker

    $25

  • Nadia Joseph

    $25

  • Mike and Michelle Robbins

    $1,500

  • Margaret St John

    $50

  • Peter & Sarah Sandhill

    $25

  • JH Gabrielson & Associates, LLC

    $100

  • Matthew Marzel

    $25

  • Aimee & Corinne Dutra

    $25

  • Get That You Matter

    $25

  • Willem Dijksterhuis - BTC Holland

    $25

  • Andy Nevin

    $200

  • Heike Schroeder

    $25

  • Jordan and Jasmin Gudebski

    $300

  • Jewish Communal Fund

    $500

  • Wendy Jordan

    $10,000

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164% Raised of $10,000 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

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Mike Matt

Amount Raised

$3,275

 

102% Raised of $3,200 Goal

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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

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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

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Dane Callihan

Amount Raised

$575

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Debbie Dimery

Amount Raised

$525

 

53% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Wendy Jordan

Wendy Jordan

DONATION: $10,000

5 years ago

Jewish Communal Fund

Jewish Communal Fund

DONATION: $500

5 years ago

Jordan and Jasmin Gudebski

Jordan and Jasmin Gudebski

DONATION: $300

We love you!!! 5 years ago

Heike Schroeder

Heike Schroeder

DONATION: $25

Thank you for your amazing contribution, Yvonne and Rich! Love and miss you both. 5 years ago

Andy Nevin

Andy Nevin

DONATION: $200

5 years ago

Willem Dijksterhuis - BTC Holland

Willem Dijksterhuis - BTC Holland

DONATION: $25

Standing with and behind the Vision 5 years ago

Get That You Matter

Get That You Matter

DONATION: $25

Thank you for all you have done and continue to do for our teens, our future! 5 years ago

Aimee & Corinne Dutra

Aimee & Corinne Dutra

DONATION: $25

In Honor of Tami Jaykins 5 years ago

Matthew Marzel

Matthew Marzel

DONATION: $25

IN gratitude for Rich - Yvonne and and work of Challenge Day 5 years ago

JH Gabrielson & Associates, LLC

JH Gabrielson & Associates, LLC

DONATION: $100

In memory of Jim Forand. 5 years ago