Karisma's Campaign Via Scholarship Pageants

Team Member: Vanisha Jyoti Nori

Vanisha Jyoti's Photo
Vanisha Jyoti's Photo

EVENT DATE Jul 10, 2017

THE STORY:

Karisma Nori Kulkarni wrote -

Hello,

My name is Karisma Nori Kulkarni. I am a senior at Tesla STEM High School. I am striving to become a Pediatrician with an emphasis in Neurosciences. To fund my higher education, I am participating in scholarship pageants. I am competing in the International Junior Miss (IJM) Scholarship State Pageant on March 4th-6th, 2016. I am also preparing to compete in the Miss America Organization pageant on March 26th, 2016. The “cherries on the top” are the friendships and life experiences earned from partaking in pageants.

My mother is disabled. She suffers from “invisible” illnesses including fibromyalgia, spinal stenosis, and other debilitating health issues. Her plight strengthened my resolve to devote my life through a service-oriented profession. I want to study Pediatric Medicine, Neurosciences, and International Relations for research, treatment and advocating about illnesses – visible and invisible – plaguing millions worldwide. I plan to make a difference in the course of healthcare lobbying the Government, Community Outreach programs and working with Doctors without Borders and the United Nations (U.N).

To realize my goal of becoming a Pediatrician, I have to tread a long and expensive journey. I am determined to overcome barriers through hard work in maintaining my grades, excellence in leadership (FBLA, Student Counsel, Honors Society, etc.), volunteering efforts, and being a responsible citizen (I will be voting in the 2016 elections!). I am also seeking the support of our community through financial and in-kind support sponsorships to help me participate in scholarship pageants. 

Did you know that these pageants give millions of dollars each year in monies, and scholarships (such as partial to full-ride tuition-free education)? The initial investment in pageantry is expensive. However, the Return of Investment (ROI), is worth the underwriting. This incredible opportunity will enable me to use/and further develop my leadership and public speaking skills on a national platform about charitable causes supported by the pageant organization as well as ones that are close to my heart (related to pediatric illnesses, eradicating stigma with mental health disorders and promoting education in developing countries).

I am requesting your generous financial support to help me compete in scholarship pageants. Your contribution is an invaluable investment in future medical doctors like me. In this uncertain economic time, students like me count on your support – now more than ever! Please consider making as generous a financial gift as you can. Your donation will make a world of difference as I strive hard to attain my educational and career goals of becoming an accomplished Pediatrician.

Kindly accept my deepest gratitude for your help and support.

Sincerely,

Karisma Nori Kulkarni

$675

 

135% Raised of$501 Goal

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  • Venkat Mannepalli

    $200

  • Rama Thangirala

    $100

  • Amulya

    $100

  • Barb and Dan O'Brien

    $50

  • Aparna and Sam Nelson

    $100

  • Destiny Management, LLC

     

  • GREGORY W RACHELE

     

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Karisma Nori Kulkarni

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The Team: $3,230 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Karisma Nori Kulkarni

Amount Raised

$1,955

 

34% Raised of$5,701 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Vanisha Jyoti Nori

Amount Raised

$675

 

135% Raised of$501 Goal

Fundraiser Title

sarada Nori Akella

Amount Raised

$500

Fundraiser Title

Venkat Mannepalli

Amount Raised

$100

Donor Comments

GREGORY W RACHELE

GREGORY W RACHELE

3 years ago

Destiny Management, LLC

Destiny Management, LLC

3 years ago

Aparna and Sam Nelson

Aparna and Sam Nelson

DONATION: $100

All the very best in all that you aspire to be! 3 years ago

Barb and Dan O'Brien

Barb and Dan O'Brien

DONATION: $50

Wishing you success in all things, Karisma! 3 years ago

Amulya

Amulya

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

Rama Thangirala

Rama Thangirala

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

Venkat Mannepalli

Venkat Mannepalli

DONATION: $200

Wishing Success, Good Health and Prosperity!! 3 years ago

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