Skip to content

Callie Bauer

Callie Bauer
Brooklyn, NY United States
CROWDRISING SINCE: Mar 31, 2012
Stuff About Me:

Scroll down and click on China Little Flower under Callie's Fundraisers to help me raise money for China Little Flower!

For my 20th birthday, I'm setting aside the the presents, the parties, and even the cupcakes.  I want to celebrate a little differently this year.  The birthday gift that I'm asking for is a donation to China Little Flower.

Little Flower provides care and medical services to physically and mentally handicapped orphans in China, from newborns to teenagers.  Little Flower’s projects include special care for infants, a hospice program, long-term care for older orphans, group educational foster homes to give orphans supportive family environments and opportunities attend school, and providing help to disabled orphans in other circumstances.  They often care for orphans with club feet, complications from premature birth or other birth defects, spina bifida, cerebral palsy, heart conditions, down syndrome, limb deformities, deafness, and visual impairment.

Over three trips, I’ve spent two months volunteering at Little Flower’s care facility in Beijing.  I've fallen more in love with Little Flower and its children on each trip.  I absolutely love all of the time that I've gotten to spend feeding, holding, and making funny faces with the babies or hanging out with the older children.  My experiences have been far too wonderful to put it all down here!

With a mission to “respect, protect, love, and serve life,” Little Flower strives to bring comfort, joy, and smiles to each minute of these children’s lives and truly celebrates of the beauty of each child’s life.  Little Flower shows what it means to cherish life, no matter how short it may be, and their children and loving, dedicated caretakers have reminded me of the value of each day and, to put it simply, to remember to live life to its fullest.   

And that’s why I’m donating my birthday celebration to Little Flower.

So forget the gifts this year, and let's raise $2,020 during the month of my birthday!

 

_____________________________________________

Be sure to check out these links to learn more about China Little Flower and see photos of some really really cute kids:

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Little-Flower-Projects/230680524654

http://www.chinalittleflower.org

https://picasaweb.google.com/calliebauerchina

Callie
Bauer

VOTE

CR Impact Points

Click the VOTE button to give Callie 100 CrowdRise Impact Points (CIPs). Vote for the Volunteers and Fundraisers that are answering the call to service, raising money for charity, and making an impact for their causes. Come back and Vote every months. CIPs can earn you the highly coveted, highly respected CrowdRise Royalty Status.

CR Impact Points

If you're seeing the grey VOTE button, you should feel great about yourself. It means you already voted for Callie this month. Come back next month and vote again if you still love Callie. Thanks to your vote, Callie earned 100 CrowdRise Impact Points (CIPs). CIPs can earn you the highly coveted, highly respected CrowdRise Royalty Status.

13,895

Total Impact Points

Callie Bauer's Fundraisers

China Little Flower

China Little Flower

Amount Raised:

$1,585

 

78% Raised of $2,020 Goal