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Project Exploration Annual Appeal

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2017 Annual Fund Closing - New Fund Opening!
August 30, 2017

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BENEFITING: PROJECT EXPLORATION

EVENT DATE: Nov 29, 2016

THE STORY:

Project Exploration seeks to empower and mentor underrepresented youth through science, technology and engineering in out-of-school experiential programs led by university students and skilled professionals.

Since 1999, Project Exploration has provided a variety of out-of-school-time programs in science, technology and engineering for underrepresented youth in grades 6-12.

The program’s skilled facilitators and professionals mentor and lead students in hands-on group activities, introducing them to topics that they find interesting and exciting.

This science-rich education addresses challenges to equity, access, and opportunity in public education, higher education, and the professional STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) environment.

If you believe that education is a right that shouldn’t have to be fought for, we share your pain at this inequity. Please consider these costs listed below as a guide when considering a donation. Your support changes the lives of these students, giving them the education that they deserve as human beings. With your help, these students are able to discover not only science and technology but themselves as well. The donation might seem small to you, or it might seem monumental; the truth is, your support means more than you know and more than we can describe. Through your generosity, no matter how small, you are empowering students who feel powerless and helping to create skilled and able adults.

$50    - Allows us to host one interactive lesson for a class of students

$75    - Supports one STEM professional so that they can continue to teach and inspire

$150  - Supports a STEM facilitator to teach for one session

$500  - Supports a day-long, interactive field trip to teach our students about future careers in science and technology

$1000 - Supports a retreat to give students experience in leadership and important professional skills

$5000 - Supports an entire semester of one program for our students

We are Project Exploration, and we are changing the face of science. Will you?

$36,900

MONEY RAISED
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  • Dorothy Bagley

    $50

  • Peter Dalton

    $50

  • Judy and Thomas Lubin

    $10,000

  • S. K. Yoon

    $10

  • G Kim

    $250

  • Anonymous

    $250

  • Terry Bagley

    $100

  • Angelina McGregory

    $50

  • Regina Myerson

    $250

  • Brian Dulski

    $25

  • Timothy Kolschowsky

    $1,000

  • Sharif Walker

    $50

  • Gail Winters

    $25

  • Beverly Walker

    $100

  • Corinne Berger

    $25

  • Angela Cloud-Simmons

    $25

  • Gabrielle Lyon

    $250

  • Fred Lochbihler

    $100

  • Cece Hartman

    $100

  • Nadine Roy & Peg Wieser

    $50

  • Michael Huberty

    $35

  • Karen Furnweger

    $50

  • Debra Krillenberger

    $250

  • Jameela Jafri

    $20

  • Kathryn Collier

    $100

  • Daniel & Meredith Azark

    $500

  • Cathryn M. Hartman

    $100

  • Olga

    $15

  • Barbara Zima

     

  • Richard James McCann Foundation

    $1,000

  • Robin Raclaw

    $500

  • Ann P. Duffy

    $100

  • James and Sandy Anton

    $500

  • Robert O. Delaney

    $400

  • Tracey Becker

    $50

  • Renee Schoenberg

    $12,000

  • Joseph Wieszczyk

    $100

  • Nancy Gidwitz

    $100

  • Christopher Robinson

    $2,000

  • Krystal Meisel

    $100

  • Jonathan Kuhn

    $150

  • Stephanie Walter

    $200

  • Patrick S and Judith Lauth Casey

    $100

  • William Watko

    $100

  • Eve Lacivita

    $1,000

  • Andy Montoya

    $25

  • Norma Wood

    $1,000

  • Shirley Kuhlka

    $25

  • Paul Henkin

    $150

  • Lowell R. & Myrna K. Beck

    $100

  • Nicholas Dorsey

    $100

  • Patricia Feeley

    $50

  • Rose Marcus

    $50

  • Nicholas Ciotola

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $500

  • Virginia Shapiro

    $100

  • Soyini Walton

    $25

  • Michael Erdil & Elizabeth E. Glackin

    $200

  • Kathleen Reside & Santino Lauricella

     

  • Downers Grove Junior Woman's Club

    $250

  • The Coyle Foundation

    $250

  • Donald J. Allen

    $100

  • The Richard James Mccann Foundation

    $1,000

  • Lana C . & Thomas F. Geselbracht

    $100

  • John P. & Colleen Krizek

    $50

  • Cynthia Mary & John David Head

    $20

  • Allison Villinski

    $50

  • Christine Laciak & David Epping

    $300

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74% Raised of $50,000 Goal

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The Team: $36,900 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

PROJECT EXPLORATION

Amount Raised

$36,275

 

73% Raised of $50,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Susan Wydra

Amount Raised

$350

 

23% Raised of $1,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Garam Kim

Amount Raised

$275

 

14% Raised of $2,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Nadine Roy

Amount Raised

$0

Donor Comments

Christine Laciak & David Epping

Christine Laciak & David Epping

DONATION: $300

12 months ago

Allison Villinski

Allison Villinski

DONATION: $50

12 months ago

Cynthia Mary &  John David Head

Cynthia Mary & John David Head

DONATION: $20

12 months ago

John P. & Colleen Krizek

John P. & Colleen Krizek

DONATION: $50

12 months ago

Lana C . & Thomas F. Geselbracht

Lana C . & Thomas F. Geselbracht

DONATION: $100

12 months ago

The Richard James Mccann Foundation

The Richard James Mccann Foundation

DONATION: $1,000

12 months ago

Donald J. Allen

Donald J. Allen

DONATION: $100

12 months ago

The Coyle Foundation

The Coyle Foundation

DONATION: $250

12 months ago

Downers Grove Junior Woman's Club

Downers Grove Junior Woman's Club

DONATION: $250

12 months ago

Kathleen Reside & Santino Lauricella

Kathleen Reside & Santino Lauricella

In support of much needed science education! For the love of science, thank you for what you do! 12 months ago