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OPPORTUNITY VILLAGE FOUNDATION's Fundraiser:

Tom Jenkin Challenge

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THE STORY:

Dear friends and family,
As the final days of 2014 come to a close, I began to ponder what my 2015 New Year’s resolution would be. From the vain to the insane, resolutions can often be just a whimsical blip of hope. However, I wanted this year to be different. I wanted a resolution that would not only better myself, but better the community as well.
With this in mind, my resolution is to lose at least 30 pounds in the next three months. To offer me motivation to accomplish this feat, I have started a fundraiser campaign that will donate money for each pound I lose to my favorite charity, Opportunity Village.
The goal is to raise at least $60,000 for this wonderful organization, which is celebrating 60 years of providing nearly 3,000 citizens with disabilities meaningful work and life experiences. In fact, the idea for this challenge was sparked by the success of their 10th annual Las Vegas Great Santa Run, which saw thousands of people, including hundreds of Caesars Entertainment employees, flood the streets of Downtown Las Vegas in Santa suits for this incredible cause.
All those reasons and more are why I decided to create this challenge. A colleague of mine has already pledged to donate $1,000 for every pound I shed, up to $30,000!
If you can spare this holiday season, I would greatly appreciate any support, big or small, you could give to Opportunity Village during my quest to lose 30 pounds by donating here.
To learn about all the amazing work Opportunity Village does for the Las Vegas community, please visit its website www.opportunityvillage.org.
Thank you again and I hope you have a wonderful holiday season.
Best,
Tom

DONATE

To This Fundraiser

$17,580

MONEY RAISED
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  • Jeffrey & Lieuchi Fine

    $3,000

  • Angela Brooks

    $50

  • Friedmutter Group

    $3,000

  • Tony and Christine Clapsis

    $100

  • Jeri Crawford

    $3,000

  • Renee and Michael Yackira

    $3,000

  • Mark Dunn - this is $20 per pound. Good luck, Tom!

    $20

  • Kara Rutkin

    $20

  • Amy S

    $150

  • Scott Nielson

    $3,000

  • Penn & Emily Jillette

    $1,000

  • Terri & Rollie Sturm

    $200

  • Lee Haney

    $100

  • Marissa and Dean

    $500

  • Sean McBurney

    $150

  • Dell Guy & Kishelle Guy

    $20

  • Tom, Joan, & Susan

    $100

  • Tariq and Gigi

    $150

  • Opportunity Village Arc

    $20

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The Team: $17,580 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Donor Comments

Tariq and Gigi

Tariq and Gigi

DONATION: $150

3 years ago

Tom, Joan, & Susan

Tom, Joan, & Susan

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

Dell Guy & Kishelle Guy

Dell Guy & Kishelle Guy

DONATION: $20

Good luck Uncle Tom; from the Guys out in Texas. 3 years ago

Opportunity Village Arc

Opportunity Village Arc

DONATION: $20

Good luck Tom! 3 years ago

Sean McBurney

Sean McBurney

DONATION: $150

3 years ago

Lee Haney

Lee Haney

DONATION: $100

The greater of $100 or $10 per pound. Good luck, Tom! 3 years ago

Terri & Rollie Sturm

Terri & Rollie Sturm

DONATION: $200

$200 per pound. This in honor of the first. Best wishes. 3 years ago

Penn & Emily Jillette

Penn & Emily Jillette

DONATION: $1,000

But I'm not giving you strokes. :-) Love, Emily and Penn. 3 years ago

Marissa and Dean

Marissa and Dean

DONATION: $500

3 years ago

Kara Rutkin

Kara Rutkin

DONATION: $20

We love Opportunity Village! :) 3 years ago