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Team Standing Rock 2015

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Macy Leponiemi

THE STORY:

First things first, thank you for clicking on the link!

As most of you already know, I am a second year veterinary medical student at the UW-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine. While sleeping on solid gym floors for less time than studies have proven you need (as if the school year isn't sleep-deprived enough) and not being promised showers would make even a semi-sane person run away screaming, I am ecstatic to fulfill those requirements!

Being one of the lucky veterinary students selected to attend a Rural Area Veterinary Service (RAVS) trip this year, in August I will be heading to the Standing Rock Lakota and Dakota Sioux Reservation that is part in North Dakota and part in South Dakota for a 7 day field clinic. During this time, a team of 30 veterinary students and 15 professional volunteers will provide FREE basic health care services for dogs and cats including spay/neuter surgery, vaccination programs, parasite treatment and control programs, various soft tissue surgeries and urgent care issues. While I am very much looking forward to the clinical training aspect of this trip, I am most excited to impact the lives and health of not only these animals but also their people as a result.

Please deeply consider donating to this wonderful organization on my behalf. All donations will be used to directly fund the animals’ care. Also, please do not feel like you need to donate a million dollars to make a difference! Just $10 is necessary to pay for all the vaccinations for one dog or cat; $20 for anesthetics and surgery supplies for a spay/neuter; so on and so forth. After all, if you are willing to donate a million dollars, feel free to just write that personal check out to me ;) I promise I will just use it to pay for my schooling and donate the rest! Haha, just kidding. But seriously, EVERY BIT COUNTS.

For more information on the organization itself and/or details about the reservation I will be volunteering at, please visit the following links:

www.ruralareavet.org

www.standingrock.org

Thanks again for your time and consideration!

 

Cheers,

Macy Leponiemi

 

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"The RAVS experience was life altering for me. It was a week where I was supported, yet pushed past my comfort zone in order to better myself as person and as a future veterinarian. I never felt embarrassed to ask questions and was surrounded by people who also wanted to learn and give back! I still talk about the doctors who stayed up after our long days in order to help me hone my surgery skills. I know they were just as exhausted as me, yet they had no problem helping me learn and improve! I knew as soon as I left at the end of that week that I had to come back..." ~Amber Sherry, Class of 2017, University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine

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  • Anonymous

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  • Tiff

    $10

  • Erin Jaklin

    $25

  • Chaz

    $25

  • Rochelle

    $25

  • CL

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  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Brooke Leponiemi :)

    $35

  • Carlotta Marcoe

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51% Raised of $500 Goal

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The Team: $11,691 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Erin Mortimer

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Kelsey Stocks

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$1,145

 

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Shannon Finn

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$1,065

 

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Caroline Maguire

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$700

 

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Erin Kiehnau

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$565

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Dawn Kim

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$530

 

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Megan Perron

Amount Raised

$410

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Megan Tommet

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$350

Donor Comments

Wanda Morrison

Wanda Morrison

DONATION: $20

Macy, congrats on helping all of the 4 legged babies....with TLC and health care. 2 years ago

Carlotta  Marcoe

Carlotta Marcoe

DONATION: $20

in memory of my lovely Arab Nick 2 years ago

Brooke Leponiemi :)

Brooke Leponiemi :)

DONATION: $35

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

Have fun, good luck! Hope this helps! Take out $5 and buy Georgia a nice bone for me! 2 years ago

CL

CL

DONATION: $20

2 years ago

Rochelle

Rochelle

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Chaz

Chaz

DONATION: $25

Love you mace :) 2 years ago

Erin Jaklin

Erin Jaklin

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Tiff

Tiff

DONATION: $10

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $25

2 years ago