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Summer 2016 Scholarship Fund

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May 23, 2016

I'm almost speechless. You all are AWESOME! In just a few short days I've already reached my initial goal of $1,111 and I'm absolutely filled  See more
Nicky W

THE STORY:

I almost never used to remember my dreams. In fact, it actually used to upset me when friends or family members would start to recap one of their own enchanted sleeping experiences. I didn’t value my own, and apparently didn’t feel it was worthwhile to be witness to another’s. Much later, I purchased books on practical dream-work and brainwave analysis. I was determined to understand and “fix” my super-vision problem.

I’ve long-since abandoned the heady approach to harnessing Mystery. Through intention, attention and a release of expectations, I am regularly receiving and recalling my time spent in the depths. It is no less chaotic, no more logical than before. Just consistent... As I learn to listen, so I am spoken to.

I want to thank you for listening to me. For creating the space to read this letter, and feel me as you do.
 

It is with great excitement and a slight bit of anxiety that I write this appeal. As you may know, I’ve shifted my professional focus into the sphere of coaching and mentoring young men through the unique stage of adolescence. I can confidently say that I have found the center of gravity for my life’s work; yet I am still burdened by a discomfort in requesting your help. This is both a personal and societal issue in my eyes, as I relate to the other people in my life who have ever felt isolated or averse to asking for support.

With these words, I choose to transcend this barrier toward a more beautiful future for all of us.

For the past few months I’ve been training with a truly world-changing organization, Rite of Passage Journeys. By encouraging us to “Get Out and Go Within”, since 1968 Journeys has been mentoring youth, adults, and elders through life transitions, initiating soulful leaders. I was accepted into their Mentor Training Program, which will culminate in late June in a two-week wilderness Rite of Passage trek for 12-15 year-old boys. I’ve also been graciously invited to attend workshops spanning a range of related topics, such as Coming of Age in Community, Creating Sacred Spaces, and Introduction to Council in Nature.

As part of my commitment to the organization, and especially as a scholarship recipient myself, I am now asking for your help to reach our fundraising goal for these boys this summer.

Using Crowdrise (a crowdfunding site) I’ve set a new STRETCH goal of $2,222 to be raised amongst my closest tribe, and I would be honored and deeply grateful to have you contribute toward this cause. Your support enables me to refine my skills and broaden my experience, as well as provide the foundation for transformational change in our young people, within our communities, and across the globe.
 

Insight. Vision. Creating the best world we can imagine.... I feel so blessed to be tapped into my own inspiration once again, as it can be all-too-easy for us to lose sight of the source in modern society. Let us call in a generation of leaders who are encouraged to listen to their own dreams and act with love in their hearts. And let us always support each other in our greatest endeavors. Together, anything is possible.
 

With love, gratitude and appreciation for all that you do and are,


~ Nicky

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To This Fundraiser

$1,965

MONEY RAISED
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  • Kylie, Niya and Keenan

    $75

  • Nicky Wilks

    $50

  • Don and Sherry

    $100

  • ❤️

    $500

  • Dc

     

  • Mary

    $100

  • Rick

    $50

  • Spaeth Family

    $100

  • jim

    $100

  • Bell

     

  • Jake Medwell

    $50

  • Doug

    $100

  • Dan and Amy

     

  • Michael marchand

    $55

  • PT

    $25

  • Matt

     

  • Barry Schenbaum

    $100

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88% Raised of $2,222 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $3,276 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Nicky W

Amount Raised

$1,965

 

88% Raised of $2,222 Goal

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Alex Eisenberg

Amount Raised

$1,036

 

54% Raised of $1,925 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Cameron Withey

Amount Raised

$175

 

9% Raised of $1,925 Goal

Fundraiser Title

RITE OF PASSAGE JOURNEYS

Amount Raised

$100

Donor Comments

Barry Schenbaum

Barry Schenbaum

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Matt

Matt

2 years ago

PT

PT

DONATION: $25

love this!! 2 years ago

Michael marchand

Michael marchand

DONATION: $55

To the future of our children 2 years ago

Dan and Amy

Dan and Amy

2 years ago

Doug

Doug

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Jake Medwell

Jake Medwell

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Bell

Bell

2 years ago

jim

jim

DONATION: $100

Behind you all the way!! 2 years ago

Spaeth Family

Spaeth Family

DONATION: $100

2 years ago