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Help me teach writing this summer in Tanzania!

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THE STORY:

I teach 5th grade language arts in Evanston, IL--and I am so excited to be going to work with JBFC (Janada L. Batchelder Foundation for Children) this summer. 

I will be working with young people, teaching them creative writing and art-making--all with the goal of having fun, crossing cultural barriers, and improving literacy.  Learn more about this fabulous organization right here: http://www.jbfc-online.org/.

I need money for supplies and books to start a library.  I've already begun to raise money through pledge drives among my students, but I need more help.

The girls living at the JBFC are already ahead of the game in Tanzania.   The reality of these children is heartbreaking:

  • 1 in 10 Tanzanian children are orphans.
  • 3 out of every 10 orphans have lost at least 1 parent to AIDS.
  • 90% of Tanzanians live on less than $1.25 a day.

I'll send pictures and some writing to everyone who makes a donation, promise!

P.S. Some of my friends have already sent checks directly to JBFC via Pay Pal--a big shout to them and sorry your name is not on the cool roll call!

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To This Fundraiser

$3,000

MONEY RAISED
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  • Alice George

    $50

  • The Nidenberg & Coxhead Children

    $50

  • Suzanne Farrand

    $100

  • Gail Goepfert

    $25

  • Jan Bottiglieri

    $10

  • George and Linda Stevenson

    $25

  • Barbara Kreader Skalinder

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Cheryl Flack, Eddie Ganet, Eli & Leah Barr

    $50

  • Craig J Snider & Melinda Stolley

    $50

  • Greg & Marybeth Hoelzer

    $100

  • Harriet J. Melrose

     

  • The Freedman/Yaps

    $100

  • Joelle, Bill, Marisa and Talia Spiegel

    $100

  • Kim & Darel Siegel

    $50

  • Ben & Julie Kadish

    $50

  • Rick and Barb Pritikin

    $50

  • Nancy McGuire

    $50

  • Cindy & Warren Baker

    $200

  • Sue Schultz

    $50

  • Amy Heifitz

    $200

  • Demetra Disotuar

    $50

  • Linda and David Richter

    $500

  • Joanne Nemerovski

    $200

  • Ame Nusser

    $50

  • Laura and David Rothbart

    $100

  • Kathy Swarczewski

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $680

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Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $680

In memory of Bernie 4 years ago

Kathy Swarczewski

Kathy Swarczewski

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

Laura and David Rothbart

Laura and David Rothbart

DONATION: $100

You are a phenomenal person for taking on a great cause. 4 years ago

Ame Nusser

Ame Nusser

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Joanne Nemerovski

Joanne Nemerovski

DONATION: $200

4 years ago

Linda and David Richter

Linda and David Richter

DONATION: $500

4 years ago

Demetra Disotuar

Demetra Disotuar

DONATION: $50

Ronna, you are an inspiration! I cannot wait to hear all about your work in Tanzania. Safe travel:) 4 years ago

Amy Heifitz

Amy Heifitz

DONATION: $200

Ronna, You are awesome! I am so excited for you and the kids that will be able to learn from you!! 4 years ago

Sue Schultz

Sue Schultz

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Cindy & Warren Baker

Cindy & Warren Baker

DONATION: $200

4 years ago