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Sonnetta Jones' Fundraiser:

Costa Rica Odyssey Volunteer Program

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Costa Rica here I am
March 05, 2017

At Newark Airport waiting to board for a trip of a lifetime. There is nervousness but grateful for everyone who has helped me to get to this  See more
Sonnetta Jones

THE STORY:

 

I was diagnosed with Stage 2B Triple Negative Breast Cancer at the age of 38. It was not a diagnosis that I ever expected. I was cleared in December by the Radiologist and the advice was that I should come back in a couple years. I remember thinking that I will be back every year as long as it is covered by insurance. This cancer diagnosis rocked my whole world along with my family. After getting over the initial shock we decided on our plan of attack. God worked it out for us because our friends recommended the cancer center and doctors for my treatment. I never felt that I was alone throughout this process  at all. This experience has helped me to realize how fortunate I am to be blessed with family and friends who that love me. When I found out about A Fresh Chapter I felt that it was an opportunity to give back what I have been given.  When you are in the fight of your life knowing that you are not alone makes a big difference. A Fresh Chapter is providing me with an amazing opportunity to volunteer with other survivors and caregivers in a way that would benefit our community. Helping people has always been my passion, I have traveled to the Dominican Republican, Bahamas and Trinidad to help service the poor/ needy. I was a Disaster Relief Team Member for the Red Cross responding to local and national disasters.  Combining my love for serving and travel is a great way for me not to lose the lessons I have learned while I face the impact of cancer. I am doing this for the people we have lost and the ones that are still fighting every day. I'm doing this because I do not want my life to be defined by cancer but that it is only a part of it. I need to show the world and myself that although I may not be the same person this new me can still accomplish her dreams and make an impact on the lives around me. 

All the funds raised for this trip will go towards my 2 week volunteer trip to Costa Rica, travel arrangements, classes and any remaining funds will be donated to another participant to make sure that his or her fresh chapter is stress free and filled with love, hope and peace. Thank you for helping to make my new exciting and glorious chapter more of a reality.

 

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A Fresh Chapter (Alliance Foundation) is a Project in affiliation with Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs (SEE) a non profit public charity exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations will be used to cover program related costs and all US Donations of $100+ are eligible for a tax receipt. Thank you for your support!

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To This Fundraiser

$4,749

MONEY RAISED
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  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Renee

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $400

  • Ingrid Mapanao

    $15

  • Deanna McDonald

    $25

  • Colleen Bokor

    $25

  • X.W

    $50

  • Offline Donations

    $4,084

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95% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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The Team: $35,930 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Karamjit Kang

Amount Raised

$6,543

 

117% Raised of $5,600 Goal

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Katie Brown

Amount Raised

$5,365

 

107% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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Kelly Coe

Amount Raised

$4,964

 

199% Raised of $2,500 Goal

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Robyn Brown

Amount Raised

$4,750

 

119% Raised of $4,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Sonnetta Jones

Amount Raised

$4,749

 

95% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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Joanne Grey

Amount Raised

$4,444

 

91% Raised of $4,900 Goal

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Rachel Mehl

Amount Raised

$2,100

 

47% Raised of $4,500 Goal

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Jennifer Parish

Amount Raised

$1,025

 

21% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Offline Donations

Offline Donations

DONATION: $4,084

2 years ago

X.W

X.W

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Colleen Bokor

Colleen Bokor

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Deanna McDonald

Deanna McDonald

DONATION: $25

A tribute to you Sonetta as a survivor and caregiver. May God continue to bless you as you touch the lives of others. â 2 years ago

Ingrid Mapanao

Ingrid Mapanao

DONATION: $15

2 years ago

Anonymous

Anonymous

DONATION: $400

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Renee

Renee

DONATION: $50

For you Sonny and also for my niece, Dawn who is in Germany fighting this fight! 2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

2 years ago