Pine Hollow Odyssey of the Mind World

$3,593 of $14k goal

Raised by 47 people in 28 months
Marlene Mirabella   CONCORD, CA
We are raising money to send our Pine Hollow Middle School team to The Odyssey of the Mind World competition at Iowa State University May 28-31st to compete against thousands of teams from the U.S. and 25 other countries from around the world. Odyssey of the Mind is a program that promotes creative thinking and quick problem solving, along with teamwork and commitment.This once in a life time trip not only provides an opportunity to show their skills and dedication, but to interact with children from many different cultures and backgrounds. These seven girls have worked hundreds of hours to prepare for this once in a life time experience!  The time, effort and dedication these young ladies have put into this program was rewarded with a 2nd place trophy for the Odyssey of the Mind state competition in California.  Now they are off to Iowa to try their hand at a World competition! But, WE NEED YOUR HELP  to get them there. The cost for seven girls and chaperones all together is almost $14,000. We need you to let these girls know that as a community, we can all work together to encourage them and that their dreams of going to "World finals" can come true if we all do a small part.  Every little bit helps, so please pass this onto friends and family and anyone with an email address.   This guarantees to be a trip with memories to last a life time. Please donate what you can and be a part of this wonderful experience we call, Odyssey of the Mind! http://www.odysseyofthemind.com/
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Update 2
26 months ago
Thank you for your support and donations. You made a huge difference and helped make our trip to Odyssey of the Mind World finals in Iowa possible. Competing at an international competition was and opportunity that out team will never forget. We placed 30th and the bigger win for us is that we had such an amazing experience with kids from all over the world. From Hong Kong to Poland! Please accept our heartfelt thanks.
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Update 1
28 months ago
A big THANK YOU to all of you who have donated to get these girls to Iowa!! They appreciate each and everyone of you and all of your generosity.We have raised $3000.00 so far, but we have a LONG way to go to reach our goal of the $14,000. Each day the girls check this site to see how close they are getting to seeing their dream become real. Please share this link with friends and family, because it takes a village to raise a child. And it takes your generosity to get them to IOWA. Thank you
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$3,593 of $14k goal

Raised by 47 people in 28 months
Created April 7, 2014
Marlene Mirabella     Sports   CONCORD, CA
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$100
Ward Thomas
27 months ago

Have a blast, enjoy the experience and always have fun!

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KD
$100
kerry dantzig
27 months ago
ME
$25
Michelle Eberhart
27 months ago
NF
$40
Natalie Fassio
27 months ago

This donation is given in honor of my daughters who also participated in OOTM on teams from Diablo View and Ayers. We know what it takes to achieve what you have. Congratulations on your dedication and your achievement thus far! Win big for us in Iowa!

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JK
$100
Jeremy Klosinski
27 months ago
SD
$75
Susan Dell'Isola
27 months ago

Kayla, You go girl!

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DR
$100
David Ramirez
27 months ago

Good luck Emma, We love you David Craig and Samoo

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DQ
$20
Danae Quinn
28 months ago

YOU ROCK!! Your Pine Hollow community is so proud of your hard work and determination. Good luck!

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$25
Anonymous
28 months ago
JV
$25
Jamie Vaughn
28 months ago

Congratulations!

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