Skip to content
brittanybadami's profile image - click for profile

Brittany Badami's Fundraiser:

Dreams to Acts: Nicaragua 2017

Brittany's Photo
Brittany's Photo
Brittany's Photo
Brittany's Photo
Brittany's Photo
Brittany's Photo
Brittany's Photo
Brittany's Photo

BENEFITING: RANDOM ACTS

ORGANIZER: RANDOM ACTS

Brittany Badami

THE STORY:

RANDOM ACTS wrote -

In Nicaragua, being born in a rural community often precludes access to high school education and all the opportunities in life that come with it, especially for women. Many rural families practice subsistence farming and do not generate enough income to meet their basic needs even excluding education. These and other individuals such as women who are pregnant or have children, anyone over 18, and people who must work during weekdays are excluded from regular schools.

The Free High School of San Juan del Sur gives these students a chance at secondary education and a better life. In 2012, Random Acts fundraised to help them purchase a bus. In 2015, we took on a much bigger dream: a Center for Human Development which now serves as a campus for the Free High School. We raised the money to complete the first building of the new campus, and in both 2015 and 2016, our top fundraisers traveled to San Juan del Sur with us to meet both teachers and students and to put their own physical effort and sweat into building the campus.

This year, the first building is ready for students but they still need equipment and more classroom space, so we're fundraising to furnish the first building and construct the second building of the campus.

Without their own campus, the Free High School students are second class citizens in the eyes of the state, their community, and even themselves. These older adolescents and adults squeeze themselves into elementary school desks and chairs every Saturday, they have very little access to a computer lab that’s far away, and they are treated as lower class students; the discountable.

It’s time to give these deserving students a beautiful campus of their own, complete with a library and a computer lab. Doing so not only gives the school a home, but also teaches the students – some for the first time in their lives – that they are equal to their peers, and valued citizens of the world.

Please join us in turning this dream into reality!

The first 25 people who raise $5,000 on this Crowdrise page between now and November 10th, along with one lucky drawing winner, will be able to join the Random Acts team on our last trip to San Juan del Sur next February 9-16 (subject to change based on opening ceremony date). Click the “Fundraise for this Campaign” button to get started!

For more details about the Dreams to Acts: Nicaragua project, including requirements for joining the trip, please visit our Dreams to Acts: Nicaragua website.

Important information regarding the funds you raise or donate: All donations raised through the Dreams to Acts: Nicaragua fundraising campaign on Crowdrise will go to Random Acts, a division of The Art Department, Inc. The primary commitment for these funds is to construct the Center for Human Development in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua and to support any other local organizations with whom we may choose to partner (this includes administrative and operational expenses associated with our D2A: Nicaragua project). Should funds from this campaign be available after our commitment is satisfied, we reserve the right to re-allocate them to past or future development projects or special initiatives.

DONATE

To This Fundraiser

$1,492

MONEY RAISED
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • Anonymous

    $15

  • Jennifer Santangelo-Reinhardt

    $40

  • Pay Day Donation 1

    $50

  • Nikki Tedford

    $20

  • Pay day donation 2

    $50

  • Sigrun Jensen Fridriksdottir van Doorn

    $25

  • Kerri Mullendore

    $20

  • Sigga

    $25

  • Bones' Mommy <3

    $40

  • Ashley L.

    $50

  • Jill Barnwell

    $25

  • Strob

    $25

  • Publix fundraiser #1

    $207.25

  • Nicole Hodges

    $25

  • Melissa Monette

    $20

  • Publix fundraiser #2

    $100

  • Shara Postle

    $30

  • Joseph Tenore

    $25

  • Ashley

    $20

  • Publix fundraiser #3

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Joseph Tenore

    $50

  • Karen Schulle

    $25

  • Sandra Janneck

    $333

  • Publix fundraiser #4

    $97

  • Publix fundraiser #4

    $100

  •  
  •  
  •  
 

30% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $20,489 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
Fundraiser Title

Andrea Niessen

Amount Raised

$5,121

 

102% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Heather Fath-Azam

Amount Raised

$3,375

Fundraiser Title

Yandy Liu

Amount Raised

$1,960

 

39% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Brittany Badami

Amount Raised

$1,492

 

30% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Kim Mayer

Amount Raised

$1,096

 

22% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Monica Duff

Amount Raised

$1,070

 

21% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Taylor Hardman

Amount Raised

$765

 

15% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Kaitlyn Chambers

Amount Raised

$665

 

13% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Publix fundraiser #4

Publix fundraiser #4

DONATION: $100

4 days ago

Publix fundraiser #4

Publix fundraiser #4

DONATION: $97

2 weeks ago

Sandra Janneck

Sandra Janneck

DONATION: $333

Sandra is so amazing to donate her coins collection, thank you so much for all your support Sandra!!! <3 3 weeks ago

Karen Schulle

Karen Schulle

DONATION: $25

"Rea made me do it! :)" - Honestly you all rock and deserve to be there! 3 weeks ago

Joseph Tenore

Joseph Tenore

DONATION: $50

3 weeks ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

3 weeks ago

Publix fundraiser #3

Publix fundraiser #3

DONATION: $25

3 weeks ago

Ashley

Ashley

DONATION: $20

Keep up the good work! 4 weeks ago

Joseph Tenore

Joseph Tenore

DONATION: $25

4 weeks ago

Shara Postle

Shara Postle

DONATION: $30

4 weeks ago