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Joplin RECOVERY

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THE STORY:

To those of you who know me, through G2 Gallery or EiMF, you know that I've raised money for scholarships, orphans, people with disabilities, schools, and numerous local and statewide organizations.  However, the tornadoes in Joplin, MO have hit home, and my heart has been breaking and my mind has been reeling with the thought of the devastation that those in Joplin are facing.  I know people from Joplin who are terrified and stunned for the loss of life in this tragedy.  Since I heard about the storm, all I can think about is how I can help.  So, I decided, rather than my usual "throw a fundraiser" mentality, and trying to organize some kind of event, I'm going to launch an immediate online campaign to raise funds NOW.

Now I know, all of you have seen ways to get supplies and place to drop off donations. For those of you who have done so already, thank you.  For those of you who are too busy, or simply haven't done it yet, consider sending CASH instead.  Organizations like the Red Cross and United Way have better networks than most individuals, and that they can get the supplies they need at reduced costs.

I have decided for myself, giving cash is the right thing to do.  But I also want to take it a step further.  I'm asking all of YOU to give cash too.  Give $10, or $20.  I know everyone on this list can afford that.  Skip that meal out this week, or decide to drink a little less this weekend.  I've had my eye on some new bedding, but I decided that I'd rather spend that money on people who don't have a bed or even a home tonight.  So, choose the thing you personally can sacrifice, and then, take it a step further yourself.  Forward this message on to all of your friends, and personally ask them to donate $10, or $20, or whatever they can spare.

I am making the personal pledge to make sure that my own donation is muliplied by 10.  That's what i'm asking each of you to do as well.  Don't just do your part, but take it a step further and ask everyone you know to chip in as well.  Together, we can make a real difference in the lives of those we know who need help NOW. 

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To This Fundraiser

$975

MONEY RAISED
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  • TaNea Graves

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Sarah Alsager

    $20

  • Tai Hines

    $100

  • ashley woods

    $25

  • Sheila Timm

    $500

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Crystal and David

    $100

  • Sebastian & Mom

    $100

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10% Raised of $10,000 Goal

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The Team: $975 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

TaNea Graves

Amount Raised

$975

 

10% Raised of $10,000 Goal

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Bill Plank

Amount Raised

$0

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Lucia Johnson

Amount Raised

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Donor Comments

Sebastian & Mom

Sebastian & Mom

DONATION: $100

6 years ago

Crystal and David

Crystal and David

DONATION: $100

6 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $10

6 years ago

Sheila Timm

Sheila Timm

DONATION: $500

6 years ago

ashley woods

ashley woods

DONATION: $25

6 years ago

Tai Hines

Tai Hines

DONATION: $100

6 years ago

Sarah Alsager

Sarah Alsager

DONATION: $20

6 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $20

Lots of friends and family who have lost their belongings, but not each other. And, for the ones I don't know who were lost. 6 years ago

TaNea Graves

TaNea Graves

DONATION: $100

6 years ago