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Joel Esquite's Fundraiser:

Women Who Build-Artists Who Own: A Tiny House Build in NYC

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BENEFITING: Rpga Studio Inc

ORGANIZER: Rpga Studio Inc

EVENT DATE: May 06, 2017

Joel Esquite

THE STORY:

 

I joined this project because I want to expand my skill set. Generally I take pride in being able to make things with my hands. Customizing things and knowing how to make things gives me a sense of satisfaction because it shows me how something can be made from nothing. Additionally, I beilive a tiny house is a great alternative to traditional definitions of owning property. Ulitimately, I believe in this project and look forward to having a learning experience building a tiny house!

 

Rpga Studio Inc wrote -

 

Women Who Build - Artists Who Own is about empowering women and girls to work together and learn to build!

We are raising money to help fund the costs of materials including:

- trailer $5,000

- frame & flooring $5,000

- plumbing & electrical $3,000

- roofing & windows $2,000

RPGA Studio is raising $10,000 but seeking an additional $5,000 to cover the above costs. 

 

More info about the project:

Participants gain confidence in using power tools, expand their networks, and learn how to build. After the tiny house is built, it will travel the 5 boroughs with participants in the project discussing innovative strategies people are taking to deal with higher rent/workspace costs, lower wages,  and community empowerment. From October until May women are volunteering and sharing their skills to help raise funding for the project, make sure other like-minded women know about the project, and gain the vital construction skills necessary to ensure the success of the project.

Building starts on May 29, 2017 and follows 

Week 1: Subfloor framing and sheathing (alone)

Week 2: Wall framing and sheathing, doors and windows, exterior siding

Week 3: Roofing, electrical and plumbing

Week 4: Interior siding, trim

Week 5: Flooring, end electrical

DONATE

To This Fundraiser

$130

MONEY RAISED
  • RICHARD WEST

    $25

  • Amy's Empanadas

    $105

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130% Raised of $100 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $16,360 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Yvonne M. Shortt

Amount Raised

$5,850

 

59% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Tessa Kennedy

Amount Raised

$1,500

 

100% Raised of $1,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Mayuko Fujino

Amount Raised

$1,143

 

114% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Clara-Marie West

Amount Raised

$1,000

 

1000% Raised of $100 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Jason Harris

Amount Raised

$875

 

88% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Barbara Poolin

Amount Raised

$720

 

720% Raised of $100 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Jason Miller

Amount Raised

$715

 

72% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Kelly Chan

Amount Raised

$595

Donor Comments

Amy's Empanadas

Amy's Empanadas

DONATION: $105

7 months ago

RICHARD WEST

RICHARD WEST

DONATION: $25

8 months ago