Kristen Bell via Crowdrise
July 30, 2011
BENEFITING: SATYA FOUNDATION
I designed this necklace with Satya Jewelry to benefit invisible children!! It's beautiful and the proceeds go to IC.
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*Shipping Included (The $85 donation only covers domestic shipments. Shipping costs for international deliveries are $14 in addition to your donation amount.)
I just got back from Uganda. I went with Invisible Children to see the work they are doing there and to meet the kids who have survived so much and are now thriving. Children who had become both weapons and victims of unspeakable atrocities - all perpetrated by one man, Joseph Kony.
The mission of Invisible Children is bold: to prevent the large rebel force - led by Kony - from continuing their abduction of children and creation of child-soldiers. Over 30,000 children have been abducted in Uganda since 1986. Many of these kids have been trained and transformed into child-soldiers. The details of what happens are alarming and brutal. Each and every dollar will help to stop this inhumanity.
The donations will also build new schools and provide education to the area’s war-effected kids. The charity is run by close and personal friends of mine, so I know our donations are going to a good place and being used wisely!
Seeing how these education programs work… it forever changed me. I see the tangible effect of education on these kids, the promise of peace, and a bright future on its way.
This isn’t charity, it isn’t about hand-outs. It’s about partnering with these people in pursuing a brilliant and productive future. It’s exciting. Rebuilding these people’s lives in Uganda is of huge importance in preventing future unrest.
Supporting IC is an adventure, honor, and a calling, and I’m so glad that it’s part of who I am.
Please join my team. Buy a necklace, have a bake sale, ask all your friends to donate. Donate in their names and send them a gift card. Whatever you can do to help will make a huge difference.