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Linda
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Hi...sending you a Vote (100…
Hi...sending you a Vote (100 Impact Points) and wishing you the very best on your fundraising and hoping your Project is a huge success . "One small act of kindness can send a ripple thru the Universe."...(My Project CURE EPILEPSY)
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Ashley
Columbus, OH United States
CROWDRISING SINCE: May 09, 2012
Stuff About Me:

BACKGROUND: In 2005 I volunteered at the Nkoaranga Orphanage in Tanzania, Africa--the experience that changed my life and led me to my current career of teaching ESL. When I was there I fell in love with the babies/toddlers in the orphanage, and vowed to someday return again.
By a TOTAL chance of fate, I discovered a blog page by The Foundation for Tomorrow (TFFT): a non-profit organization that raises money to send orphaned & abandoned children to a safe place to live and get a free education. While pa-rousing their website, I found pictures of MANY of my once-babies from Nkoaranga Orphanage attending school through TFFT!! I couldn't believe my eyes--I truly thought I would never see these children again. When I shared the news with a friend who is currently living in Tanzania, she only had wonderful things to say about this non-profit and the incredible people running it.

HERE'S THE CATCH: The TFFT organization is having a contest--The person who raises the most funds for The Foundation for Tomorrow from now until July 30th will win an ALL EXPENSES PAID trip to Tanzania in 2013! As you may or may not know, I have been planning to travel again next summer to teach English for a few months anyways, and this is my chance.

HOW CAN YOU HELP?: While I want to raise as much money as possible (so that I can win the trip!), I am asking friends/family/networks todonate anything from a simple $1 to $5. You are obviously welcome to donate more, but I of all people understand that money is tight these days, so please simply donate what you can. Every penny counts, and every penny goes 100% to the organization and the children's education.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me for more information.

In advance, THANK YOU for your love and support to help me achieve my dream, while donating to a wonderful cause at the same time. :)

Ashley

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Ashley's Fundraisers

Ben's Trip of a Lifetime

Ben's Trip of a Lifetime

Amount Raised:

$100

Help Send Ashley to Teach in Tanzania, Africa (by donating to a great cause!)

Help Send Ashley to Teach in…

Amount Raised:

$340

 

17% Raised of $2,000 Goal