BENEFITING: BORGEN PROJECT
Thank you for visiting my fundraising page!
As many of you may know, I am in the midst of my editorial internship with The Borgen Project. The focus of this non-partisan, nonprofit organization is twofold: first, to work directly with Congressional leaders in D.C. to improve the nation's response to foreign aid and extreme poverty; and secondly, to educate the public and increase awareness through its Blog and Magazine (that's where I come in).
However, the overall purpose of The Borgen Project is singular: to bring about an end to global poverty. (This is where you come in.)
The Borgen Project operates because of the help of volunteers, interns and public donations. Thousands of people have played a role in The Borgen Project’s success and you can be one, too. With your help, I hope to raise $500.
The money raised goes directly towards the Project's purpose of meeting with key players in D.C. and passing bills that better allocate our country's foreign aid dollars.
One trip to D.C. costs $2,000. It is four and a half days of meeting with 70 Congressional leaders discussing poverty-reducing legislation and programs that can save literally millions of lives. The measures discussed range anywhere from improved water and sanitation, health and medicines, family planning and access to education.
Here are some links to learn a bit more about The Borgen Project and its mission:
Once again, thank you for taking the time to visit this page and for wanting to take action against extreme poverty across the globe.