Hi everyone!!!! Thank you for taking the time to read this! When I was younger, 16, I ran a beekeeping business. I owned 100 hives and sold the honey to pay for my college tuition. It has been my dream to get back into this, as many know, bee populations have taken a devastating hit in recent years due to many diseases. I plan on moving to Virginia and using our property to re establish a new bee population out there. I intend to accomplish this by also answering the need for more vinyards in VA. In VA, there is also a huge demand for wine and not enough vinyards to satisfy this. This vinyard would be organic and there only a handful of those in that region. By keeping the vinyard organic it also keeps the bees healthier as there are no harmful pesticides being used. This also makes a fabulous grape flavored honey. Our plan is to move to Virginia in early 2016 and purchase a few acres to start with. These funds would be used to clean my existing equipment (from highschool) and purchase new bee boxes, as well as get help with setting up a vineyard. We are looking to raise approx $7500 but any amount will help! Thanks again
CR Impact Points
Click the VOTE button to give Michael 100 CrowdRise Impact Points (CIPs). Vote for the Volunteers and Fundraisers that are answering the call to service, raising money for charity, and making an impact for their causes. Come back and Vote every months. CIPs can earn you the highly coveted, highly respected CrowdRise Royalty Status.
CR Impact Points
If you're seeing the grey VOTE button, you should feel great about yourself. It means you already voted for Michael this month. Come back next month and vote again if you still love Michael. Thanks to your vote, Michael earned 100 CrowdRise Impact Points (CIPs). CIPs can earn you the highly coveted, highly respected CrowdRise Royalty Status.
Total Impact Points
Michael Gilligan's Fundraisers
I'm working on creating my first super compelling Fundraiser so please keep hitting refresh over and over until my first Fundraiser shows up. Or just wait for me to email you about it.