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Returning Veterans Project
Returning Vet… SAYS:
Dear Friend: Thank you for …
Dear Friend:

Thank you for making Returning Veteran's Project's fundraiser a big success! With your help, we raised $10,265 and that does not include $1,500 we received from the creator of Veterans Charity Challenge in return for your quick and generous response each time a bonus challenge was issued!

The monies we raised will be used to help us recruit, train, and support sixty additional licensed, professional volunteers in 2013 to deliver free counseling and complementary health care to those we serve: Oregon's returning veterans and their familiy members.

We have already recruited thirty new providers to date and with your continued help, we will gain the remaining thirty by year's end!

If you are in the Portland area tomorrow be sure to stop by the Hawthorne Blvd Burgerville and meet us for lunch! Tomorrow, on Fourth of July, Burgerville on Hawthorne will donate 10% of their proceeds from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm to Returning Veterans Project!

Have a safe and memorable Fourth of July and thank you again for your awesome support!

Sincerely,

Sarah Smith
Development Coordinator
Returning Veterans Project
5 years ago
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Returning Veterans Project
Returning Vet… SAYS:
You guys are amazing, We won…
You guys are amazing, We won Challenge #5 in Craigconnects #VeteransChallenge. BIG THANK YOU to our supporters for helping us win (an extra $500) and a congratulations to Colleen Moloney for winning the Leatherman and putting us over the top!
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Returning Veterans Project
Returning Vet… SAYS:
Dear donors: Thank you for …
Dear donors:

Thank you for helping our organization continue to raise dollars for our mission through the Veterans Charity Challenge! To date, we have raised an amazing $9,480 from 61 donors!

Against 91 national contenders, and with still ten days to go, I'm proud to say, that with your help, we still have a shot at winning first, second, or third place, in which case, we would win thousands of extra dollars, greatly benefiting Oregon's returning veterans!.

This is a huge accomplishment and on behalf of those we serve, thank you for your generosity.

Even though you have already given generously, would you consider sending the link to our fundraiser (below) to one or more of your friends!

http://www.crowdrise.com/returningveteransproject-vc/fundraiser/returningveteranspro

I thought you might be interested because Bonus Challenge #5 was issued late this morning and speed is critical! The first ten organizations to raise $400 today will each win $500! Wow! This is easy money if you help us!

Can you 'share' your donation on your Facebook page or email the link to our fundraiser with one, two, even ten friends today? It could make a big difference in the life of a returning Oregon veteran or family member.

Individuals throughout Oregon who put their lives on the line, and family members who shared the sacrifice of two long wars, these are the people who will benefit when you help support our mission and expand our services.

With your continued support, we can win Bonus Challenge #5 today, maybe even the top prize (!!) and show the nation that Oregon cares about our returning veterans and their families.

Sincerely,

Sarah Smith
Development Coordinator
Returning Veterans Project
5 years ago
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Returning Veterans Project
Returning Vet… SAYS:
To all our amazing donors: …
To all our amazing donors:

On behalf of those we serve, Oregon's returning veterans and their families, thank you for making a donation to our fundraiser! If you are one of our prize winners, we'll be contacting you soon!!

With your financial support and a donation of of $3,000 from FLIR Systems, Inc. (just received today) Returning Veterans Project is securely in seventh place out of 91 contenders with 17 days remaining! We couldn't have come this far without your help, so thank you!!

We have a long way to go to win $35,000 so be sure to tell your friends about your recent donation and why you think its important to support RVP's mission!

Please consider sending the following link to our fundraiser to your friends today if you haven't already done so!

http://www.crowdrise.com/returningveteransproject-vc/fundraiser/returningveteranspro

Urge your friend to join the fun! Tell them about Bonus Challenge #4 (The five organizations to gain the most unique donors, even small ones count, from now until June 24th, will each win an extra $1,000 from Veterans Charity Challenge! ) Isn't that cool?

Help us get the word out today about this fundraiser and the need to support Oregon's returning veterans!

Sarah Smith
Development Coordinator
Returning Veterans Project
5 years ago
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Returning Veterans Project
Returning Vet… SAYS:
Thank you all you amazing in…
Thank you all you amazing individuals who donated to Returning Veterans Project's fundraiser during the last two weeks! We are now halfway through the Veterans Challenge and with your tremendous support we have reached 48% of our fundraising goal of $10,000!!! (This doesn't include some individual team members who set their own fundraising goal). This is so exciting! If you didn't tell your friends about your amazing donation, please take the time to do so today! You can send them the link to our fundraiser and maybe they will be inspired to join you and make a donation too! The link is http://www.crowdrise.com/ReturningVeteransProject-vc/fundraiser/returningveteranspro
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Returning Veterans Project
Returning Vet… SAYS:
Linda and Butch: On behalf …
Linda and Butch:

On behalf of those we serve, thank you for your generous donation of $50 to Returning Veterans Project! Your donation will be used to identify, train, and support sixty NEW licensed, professional health care providers throughout Oregon to serve, at no cost, the newest returning veterans and their families!
Sincerely,
Sarah Smith,
Development Coordinator
5 years ago
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Returning Veterans Project
Returning Vet… SAYS:
I mean, this afternoon!
I mean, this afternoon!
5 years ago
Returning Veterans Project
Returning Vet… SAYS:
Thanks Buffy! Your generous …
Thanks Buffy! Your generous donation of $50 will help in our campaign to gain sixty new licensed providers this year AND keep us in the running for the grand prize of $35,000!!! Thanks so much for your support!!! See you tonight!

Sarah
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Sarah
Sarah SAYS:
Hey Buffy: I donated $10 for…
Hey Buffy: I donated $10 for fun on your fundraising page and to help get things going! Let me know if you can't find out how to update your profile and upload a picture onto your fundraising page. That would make it much more interesting! I think your story and military experience would be an effective way to let people know why you think this fundraiser is important!
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Buffy Rider
Beaverton, OR United States
CROWDRISING SINCE: Jun 05, 2013
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Please donate today to help The Returning Veterans Project win the Veterans Challenge, a nationwide contest that will grant the organization who raises the most money for veterans $35,000. All donations will support The Returning Veterans Mission of offering free and confidential services to returning veterans and service members of the current Iraq and Afghanistan campaigns and their families throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington.

Having survived a 15 month deployment to Iraq, I have witnessed the firsthand effects that time, distance, extraordinary circumstances, and the overall stresses of war have on our Nations Heroes. The Returning Veterans Project offers avenues of support and treatment for not only the brave men and women who have served overseas, but also to their family members that served at the home front.

To those that I have had the honor of serving with, please take a moment to make a small donation to help our brothers and sisters in arms who are in desperate need of treatment and services. To friends, family and partners who share my passion of supporting those who have served, please help the Returning Veterans Project continue in our mission by making a contribution.

My heartfelt thanks to all who took the time to read this post.

Buffy
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