BENEFITING: CHINESE CHILDREN CHARITIES
ORGANIZER: CHINESE CHILDREN CHARITIES
EVENT DATE: Feb 27, 2016
CHINESE CHILDREN CHARITIES wrote -
Established in 2008, by and for young adult adoptees, Adopteen is the younger, cooler, more stylish branch of CCAI. ;) Holding an unreasonable number of events throughout the year for ALL adoptees, Adopteen is all about celebrating eachother as individuals and as a community, inspiring fellow adoptees and friends in the larger community around us, and taking pride in where we have been, where we are right now, and where we're going.
Why are we doing a Dance Marathon?
In addition to being the most fun that you’ve ever had on your feet, this event has real purpose behind it:
100% of raised funds will go towards the Adopteen Scholarship Fund!
What is the Adopteen Scholarship Fund?
Adopteen has changed the lives of over 750 adoptees since its first Camp-Conference in 2008, with many of those tweens, teens, and adults attending multiple events we have hosted – in some cases all or near all! This is amazing and we hope to continue to grow this number exponentially. However, in order to accommodate our growth and to stay dedicated in our mission of bringing events to different adoptee communities across the nation and even the world, we have unfortunately had to increase fees for all of our events – to a level that we believe we can maintain for years to come. We believe wholeheartedly that our fees accurately represent the amazing experience that we provide, but do understand that they make our events unattainable for some people. This hurts our souls. Everyone that wants to attend should be able to attend – which is why we created the Adopteen Scholarship Fund. We have lofty goals for this fund. With this money, we hope to be able to provide the following for all of our core events:
2 Full Scholarships to both Summer Adopteen Camp-Conferences ($580 X 4 = $2320)
2 Full Scholarships to Adopteen Midpoint ($280 X 2 = $560)
2 Full Scholarships to Adoptees Giving Back – Orphanage Service Trip ($1100 X 2 = $2200)
2 Full Scholarships to AdopTween Colorado ($280 X 2 = $560)
Which comes to a grand total of $5,640 EACH YEAR. On top of that, we want to be able to give out partial scholarships – whether they cover half the fee, a quarter of the fee, or even just $50 here and there -- for ALL of our events, including our Adoptstronauts Expeditions and Moonwalks. Ultimately, this fund could grow to the point that we are even able to reduce registration fees significantly across the board, giving Adopteen a great opportunity to reach more adoptees than ever before and changing more lives for the better!
Yay, better lives!
Told you we have lofty goals. Help us make them a reality!