Jourdan Duncan donation campaign

$40,045 of $50k goal

Raised by 740 people in 3 months
Benicia Poa
on behalf of Jourdan Duncan
 BENICIA, CA
The Benicia Police Officers' Association has set up this go fund me page to collect donations and fundraise on behalf of Jourdan Duncan.  

Jourdan is an impressive 18 year old who walks almost 5 hours a day to and from work so he can raise money to fix his car and pay for college.  Jourdan also has aspirations of becoming a CHP officer one day.

Benicia PD Corporal Kirk Keffer met Jourdan walking alone one night and learned about his story.  Impressed with Jourdan's work ethic and commitment to his dreams, Cpl. Keffer reached out to the Benicia Police Officers' Association and asked if there was something they could do to help out this young man. The BPOA agreed to purchase a bicycle for Jourdan.  

Since this meeting the Benicia Police Department and Police Officers' Association has been approached by many community members from across the United States offering to donate to Jourdan and help him make his dreams a reality.  Jourdan and Cpl. Keffer's story has gone viral and touched many across our Country.  Please consider making a donation to Jourdan.  

See the links below for more on Jourdan's story.

http://www.beniciapoa.com/news/bpoa-news/benicia-poa-in-the-community

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/inspired-life/wp/2016/09/30/teen-who-walked-two-hours-to-work-surprised-by-cop-who-buys-him-bike/
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Update 1
Posted by Benicia Poa
3 months ago
Thank you to everyone who has donated to help Jourdan. We have been overwhelmed with the response from the community and how quickly our initial goal of $5,000 was reached. We continue to receive interest in helping out Jourdan. We raised the goal to $10,000 and quickly surpassed the goal with continued donations coming in. We have now raised the goal to $50,000 with hopes that Jourdan can use this gift to help him achieve his dreams beyond fixing his car. Fund his educational aspirations and dreams. Again thank you from the Benicia Police Officers' Association.
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Deborah McCool Etter
3 months ago
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The Benecia Police Department has captured my heart. Thank you!!

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Jacqueline Garcia
3 months ago
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God is good, this is proof. Together we can do so much. Nice to see a police office take the time to help this man build a better future. God bless all of you, keep up the good work!

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Vanessa Williams
2 months ago
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I saw this story on CNN yesterday. I am so touch by this story and the compassion that this officer as shown to Jourdan. I am so proud of this young man's strength and will power to earn an honest living and wanting to go to college even as he faces adversity. Hoping he will have a brighter future with the help he is receiving! Don't ever give up Jourdan!! It takes a village..We are stronger together!!

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Richard Khemis Abby Tonny
3 months ago
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Pleases help me creat gofundme i renent lost my parents both mother and father i am now are orphan and war still go here in souty sudan may u help rause funds for my safe please help safe my life

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Nancy Holohan
3 months ago
1
1

Apologies! Just found the note from The Benicia P.D. Great news!

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Nancy Holohan
3 months ago
1
1

This is a wonderful story. My only concern is that I'm not able to find anything about the Benicia Police Department actually setting up this Go Fund Me. Could they please confirm it? Thanks so much & very best of luck to Jourdan! :)

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Deborah McCool Etter
3 months ago

So glad to see the $10,000 goal is nearly reached....great job!

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Mary Cerreto
3 months ago

Terrific about the new goal! Those of you who donate --- Please put this information on your Facebook page!

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$40,045 of $50k goal

Raised by 740 people in 3 months
Created October 1, 2016
Benicia Poa  
on behalf of Jourdan Duncan
$5
Anonymous
2 hours ago
SM
$5
Stephen Marlo
3 days ago
MR
$10
Muriel Ruppert
6 days ago
$25
Anonymous
19 days ago
$20
Anonymous
21 days ago
JE
$200
Joni Evans
21 days ago
IT
$5
Israel Tejeda
25 days ago

It's refreshing to see such motivated young people. Hopefully people like Jourdan are the future leaders of our county.

LM
$25
Lea Malagon
25 days ago
BR
$20
Barbara Rannazzisi
27 days ago
$20
Anonymous
1 month ago
Deborah McCool Etter
3 months ago
6
6

The Benecia Police Department has captured my heart. Thank you!!

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Jacqueline Garcia
3 months ago
3
3

God is good, this is proof. Together we can do so much. Nice to see a police office take the time to help this man build a better future. God bless all of you, keep up the good work!

+ Read More
Vanessa Williams
2 months ago
1
1

I saw this story on CNN yesterday. I am so touch by this story and the compassion that this officer as shown to Jourdan. I am so proud of this young man's strength and will power to earn an honest living and wanting to go to college even as he faces adversity. Hoping he will have a brighter future with the help he is receiving! Don't ever give up Jourdan!! It takes a village..We are stronger together!!

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Richard Khemis Abby Tonny
3 months ago
1
1

Pleases help me creat gofundme i renent lost my parents both mother and father i am now are orphan and war still go here in souty sudan may u help rause funds for my safe please help safe my life

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Nancy Holohan
3 months ago
1
1

Apologies! Just found the note from The Benicia P.D. Great news!

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Nancy Holohan
3 months ago
1
1

This is a wonderful story. My only concern is that I'm not able to find anything about the Benicia Police Department actually setting up this Go Fund Me. Could they please confirm it? Thanks so much & very best of luck to Jourdan! :)

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Deborah McCool Etter
3 months ago

So glad to see the $10,000 goal is nearly reached....great job!

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Mary Cerreto
3 months ago

Terrific about the new goal! Those of you who donate --- Please put this information on your Facebook page!

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