Miss Black Austin Illinois USA 2013

 
Raised: $480.00
Goal: $1,300.00
 
 
 

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Shakari White

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Dear Potential Sponsor,   I have been selected to represent the Austin community as Miss Black Austin Illinois USA 2013 for the Miss Black Illinois USA Pageant. Chosen from an exc... more

 
 
 
 
 
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Thank you for your generous donation Sherece Young, your kind words and encouragement has served great benefit to my growing experience.!

 
 
 

Updated posted by Shakari White 18 months ago

Thanks Leonard and "Q" VanSlyke!! Because of your donation I'm getting closer to my goal. I appreciate you helping me along the way!!

 
 
 

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Thank you for your donation Arlecia Taylor!! Your support means alot, and I thank you for bringing me closer to my goal!!

 
 
 
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Created by Shakari White on August 6, 2012


Dear Potential Sponsor,

 

I have been selected to represent the Austin community as Miss Black Austin Illinois USA 2013 for the Miss Black Illinois USA Pageant. Chosen from an exceptional group of applicants, I am extremely excited and honored to be competing with young women from the great state of Illinois. Amongst the achievements that I hold with my title, I am currently a firm believer in God; which merely doesn't allow me to compete with others, but it allows me to happily promote what he has instilled in me. Since my will is greater than my skills I have had the opportunity to travel over-seas and explore the heights of famous monuments, corner countless avenues of fashion, and study strong role-models as an aspiring fashion stylist and mentor. In the duration of my quest, I've managed to graduate with a Bachelor's of Science, focused on a concentration of Fashion Merchandising (and a minor in Business and Communication Studies) at Eastern Illinois University. I plan to use the scholarship prize from this pageant towards my Graduate School funds, advancing to complete my Master's in Business Administration.

In the near future I plan to be the owner of a household named stylist agency that will gracefully speak the language of fashion, style, and constructive beliefs. Education, family values, and life values are currently at an all-time substandard in my opinion. Children in the current education system and the majority roaming the streets, especially those of the lower west-side of Chicago, are being stiffened by the lack of opportunities and optimism that is offered.

As a contestant I will have an opportunity to receive a scholarship and represent Illinois in the prestigious 2013 Miss Black USA Pageant. To enter the state pageant there is a sponsorship fee, and the remaining proceeds will go towards a non-profit organization called DIVAS (Developing Intellectual Visions and Self) Inc. The DIVAS organization is dedicated to empowering and enriching the lives of young women through lectures, discussions, workshops, group outtings, and life experiences given by their mentors. This organization is a well-needed mentoring program located in the Chicago’s west-side community that helps guide young ladies into woman-hood. I'd like to eliminate the "crab in the bucket" effect amongst our young women and educate beauty and knowledge from a perspective that they may relate to.

Additionally, this is an extraordinary opportunity for you to receive recognition as a Miss Black Illinois USA Pageant sponsor in the official pageant program book for your business. The sponsorship fee can be deducted as a business advertising expense (Businesses only).

 Thank you in advance for your support!

Dearest Regards,

Shakari White

Miss Black Austin Illinois USA 2013


 
 
 
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Thank you for your donation Culley! Its much appreciated. I'm one step closer to my goal because of you!

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Recent Donations (13)

$480 raised by 13 people in 20 months.

$25.00

Anonymous

18 months ago

 
Appreciation
 

$35.00

Leonard and "Q" VanSlyke

18 months ago

 
 

Good Luck and Congrats......You have our support!

 

$10.00

Anonymous

18 months ago

 
Appreciation
 

$35.00

Andre White

19 months ago

 
 

Gud luck!! Love you and bring home the title.

 
Pure Gratitude
 

$50.00

Tyra Smith

19 months ago

 
 

Keep up the positive attitude. Good Luck!

 
Platinum Status
 

$100.00

Christopher & Sharliss McCollum

19 months ago

 
 

Chris & I are so proud of you. We know that you will be successful in anything you strive for. Good Luck and stay true to God and He will continue to Bless You.

 
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$35.00

Amy Lyons

19 months ago

 
 

Good luck!!!! You already make the Austin community proud!!!!

 
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$35.00

Linell & Michelle Wiley

19 months ago

 
 

Good luck girl, you look absolutely stunning!

 
Care for Kari
 

$10.00

Allyssa Grayson "Yank Yank"

19 months ago

 
 

Good luck.. Always remember to think pretty

 
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$35.00

Vickie Travis-Woods

20 months ago

 
 

I wish you nothing but success. Remember to put GOD first and with him the impossible becomes possible. CONGRATS!

 

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