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Megan Nellis' Fundraiser:

28 Years for 28 Passports! Help me pay forward the life changing gift of traveling!

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BENEFITING: Imagine Scholar Inc

Megan Nellis

THE STORY:

It's that time of year again - my birthday! Every year I feel super awkward about my birthday and celebrating it. So a few years back I decided to own the awkwardness and start using the 'normal' birthday attention for the good of others. Thus, my annual birthday fundraiser was born. I work with amazing youth in rural South Africa. They do everything from building electric vehicles out of bamboo to competing in national chess championships to practicing yoga to be self taught astronomers to learning spanish. Needless to say they are hands down some coolest youth around. As they continue doing great things, they are starting to set their sights on bigger opportunities - from a youth leadership conference in Singapore to an astronomy camp in the US to an Yale Young Scholars Program in Ghana. All of these programs require our youth to have passports. While they can apply for scholarships to attend the conferences, they need to personally sort out their documents.... and unfortunately most of their families are not in a situation to pay the approximately $34. This is where you and I come in! For 28 years I have had the privilege to witness some of the weirdest and awe inspiring parts of the world. Each experience, good and bad, shaped who I am and the way I look at the world. Traveling is mind opening. It revolutionizes the way you think, act, and care. So what do I want for my 28th birthday? I WANT TO GIVE THE GIFT OF PASSPORTS TO 28 IMAGINE SCHOLAR STUDENTS! Wooohoooo! Help me pass along the opportunity to attend these amazing conferences and camps that the IS youth so greatly deserve. Instead of getting gifts, I ask that you donate and share my post. It's that simple :)

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$977

MONEY RAISED
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  • Mark

    $28

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Brian

    $25

  • Hallengren Family

    $100

  • Daniel

    $25

  • Jimbo

    $34

  • Leah and Ted

    $200

  • The Lloyd family

    $100

  • Janae Farmiloe

     

  • Darlene Nellis

    $100

  • Jennifer Hinkle

    $50

  • Emmylou, Lincoln and Clayton

    $25

  • Kitchen Family

    $50

  • Ceci Lewis

    $25

  • Tomer Doron and Camp Now'ers

    $155

  • Anonymous

    $25

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103% Raised of$952 Goal

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The Team: $977 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $25

3 years ago

Tomer Doron and Camp Now'ers

Tomer Doron and Camp Now'ers

DONATION: $155

3 years ago

Ceci Lewis

Ceci Lewis

DONATION: $25

Open those doors, Imagine Scholars! 3 years ago

Kitchen Family

Kitchen Family

DONATION: $50

Happy Birthday Megan! We admire your kind and giving heart!! 3 years ago

Emmylou, Lincoln and Clayton

Emmylou, Lincoln and Clayton

DONATION: $25

Happy birthday Auntie Megan!!! 3 years ago

Jennifer Hinkle

Jennifer Hinkle

DONATION: $50

Happy Birthday!!! This is awesome!! 3 years ago

Darlene Nellis

Darlene Nellis

DONATION: $100

Happy Birthday, Megan 3 years ago

Janae Farmiloe

Janae Farmiloe

3 years ago

The Lloyd family

The Lloyd family

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

Leah and Ted

Leah and Ted

DONATION: $200

Happy Birthday, Megan! 3 years ago