You Can Be - A Kids Book Donation to Low Income Communities

Organized by: Ashley Nguyen

Ashley's Photo
Ashley's Photo

THE STORY:

Our children are becoming more brilliant in technology but less inclined to participate in hands-on creative projects.

Statistics show that they are far less literate than they should be during their early stages due to lack of interest or resources. 

There is an underrepresentation of diversity in the children's book market which impacts a child when learning about equality and their value.

"You Can Be" is my first book. It features children of all ages and races that come together in homemade imaginary places to create worlds with no ends. You Can Be is a 26-page photographic journey through stories of DIY inspired playtime. Each activity features a setting handcrafted from household items, highlighting children in character and guiding young readers in the use of their imagination to discover their resources and revive the art of fantasizing through visuals and poetry. This book was made to inspire children of all ethnic backgrounds to dream big, become resourceful and creative, and to reinforce parent child reading time with adding arts and crafts into the mix.

I've invested a lot of time, money and love into this project. I have written all of the poetry, built all of the sets ( with a bit of help from some awesome friends ) did all of the photography and drew some doodles to complete this project. I successfully self published in May 2015.

I just need your help to get these books to kids who need them!

$2,350

 

47% Raised of$5,000 Goal

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  • Simone Shepherd

    $100

  • Chum Struve

    $100

  • Nia Jervier

    $20

  • Tooley

    $20

  • Sig & Marty

     

  • Elizabeth Grullon

    $50

  • The Rands (Kathy & Doug)

    $100

  • Kylie Bunbury

    $75

  • Anonymous

     

  • Joy

    $20

  • Vince & Traci Esades

    $100

  • Brittney Ross

    $30

  • Janae Virnig

    $25

  • Anonymous

     

  • DJ B-Hen

     

  • Rebekah Aladdin

    $20

  • Vanelle Littrell

    $300

  • Alaina L Lewis

    $25

  • Zach Windahl

    $100

  • Katie Joubert

    $25

  • Aziza

    $100

  • JACK TO JILL

    $25

  • Bauce

    $200

  • Camara Mathis

    $30

  • Nadia Pandolfo

    $100

  • Jade

    $200

  • Oanh Vo

    $100

  • Andrea Roth

    $100

  • Agnes

    $50

  • Anonymous

     

  • Ty McKery

     

  • Ashley Blaine Featherson

     

  • Sydney Milan

     

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Organized by

Ashley Nguyen

This is a direct to organizer fundraiser.

Donor Comments

Sydney Milan

Sydney Milan

So proud and inspired! Ashley you're one hell of a superwoman! Great work babe. 4 years ago

Ashley Blaine Featherson

Ashley Blaine Featherson

I love you. God did a good work when he created you my friend. 4 years ago

Ty McKery

Ty McKery

You, Ashley, are a beautiful human being! #GoBeGreat 4 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

4 years ago

Agnes

Agnes

DONATION: $50

Congrats Ashley! Proud of you! You are an inspiration and I love you! Xo 4 years ago

Andrea Roth

Andrea Roth

DONATION: $100

Go Ashley go!! LOVE what you're doing! Xx 4 years ago

Oanh Vo

Oanh Vo

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

Jade

Jade

DONATION: $200

Helping an old friend, who wants to help others 4 years ago

Nadia Pandolfo

Nadia Pandolfo

DONATION: $100

Well done Ashley! 4 years ago

Camara Mathis

Camara Mathis

DONATION: $30

Love the mission. Congrats! 4 years ago

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