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Keeping Alani in Aus

$5,030 of $8,000 goal

Raised by 43 people in 20 months

I’m in love with my Melbourne community and beyond excited to continue building a life with my phenomenal partner Carter, and I need your help to fund my visa and keep me in  Australia, my HOME, with my Love.

I left Portland almost 5 years ago, unsure of what I was looking for, but 100% certain that things needed a drastic change. After canceling my return ticket home (huge leap into the unknown) and spending 6 months in Thailand studying yoga, I was drawn to Australia's shores.

When I arrived in Melbourne, I knew I was home, and was welcomed in with so much generosity, excitement and heart. I instantly fell into the most beautiful, supportive and creative community I could have ever thought possible.

I want to continue to deepen the juicy friendships I’ve formed, keep holding space for courageous people going through transformation and growth, and continue to support the amazing clients who have entrusted me with holding them in vulnerability as they step into their own power and healing.

Your help and support is needed in Keeping Alani in Aus.

If we’ve ever shared laughter and cuddles, deep and meaningful conversations, support and space holding, wisdom and insights, good company and silliness, or you’ve been impacted by my support, presence or guidance in some way…please help me make Australia home!

I want to continue to give back to, feed and grow this incredible community that has welcomed me with open arms!

This amazing man that I’m blessed to call my partner has really solidified my desire to make Melbourne my OFFICIAL home.

Carter and I met through a mutual friend over 1.5 years ago (while I was studying) and have been together since the day we met!! The connection was undeniable. Our relationship has endured, deepened, and blossomed throughout the intense challenges and circumstances, and we are more in love than ever! We're committed to love, and all the hurdles along the way.

We’ve decided to apply for a Partnership Visa and deepen our commitment to our future. LOVE WINS!!

The nitty gritties:

I need to file my application by January 1st, which is rapidly approching!

Australian Immigration is incredibly expensive (one of the most expensive in the world!), and I would love your help in order to make this happen.

My birthday is December 30th, and this would be the BEST birthday gift EVER!

So, if you want to be a part of giving this lady something extra special and life-changing for years to come, no amount is too small!

Whether you contribute $20, $45, $100, $250 or more, literally EVERY DOLLAR HELPS.

This is what your generous and oh-so-appreciated donations will be going towards:

-       Visa fee = $7,000
-       Existing immigration lawyer and agent fees = $400
-       Health check - $310
-       Police checks (Australia and US) = $200
-       Certified copy of birth certificate = $90
-       Total = $8,000

NOTE: There are huge legal fees and other additional costs (thousands of dollars worth) that we have not listed here that Carter and I will both be paying for in order to make this happen, so your contributions here are much appreciated!

Your support means so much not only to me, but to my partner, my friends and community in Melbourne, and all the people across the world who want me to be happy in life!

I’ve NEVER met a community of humans more dedicated to growth, truth, love, self-reflection, authentic connection, vulnerability and supporting fellow humans. THANK YOU to all the amazing people who have come into my life!

I’m a better human because of YOU.

Due to the love, support and encouragement of my beautiful partner, my community in Melbourne, my amazing friends and family back home, and all the wonderful people I’ve met in my travels, I’m living a wonderful life.

The rich and fertile culture of transformation and self-love in Melbourne has supported me in birthing and growing my two businesses - The Radiant Health Coach & Embodied Healing Therapies - which I’m SO passionate about. Both are designed to support people in inner-integration, deepening their self-love and stepping into more authentic living. I have an amazing partner, wonderful friends, and am pursuing my dreams!!

I love it here in Australia and want to be able to rest in the knowing that I can stay in a place that feels more like home than anywhere I’ve ever lived and build a life with the man I love.

Your gift and support are much appreciated, and I want to amplify that gratitude by offering in return something that will support and nurture YOU!

Check out the reward levels for various donation amounts and get something back for your generosity. People loving and supporting people!

I’m calling on my community to help us make this dream a reality.

Sweethearts, will you join me?

Thank you in advance, beautiful humans! <3

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WOOOHOO!! WE DID IT!!

Every last piece of documentation has been uploaded, all applications have been submitted, and all the good juju has been sent off with our visa application.

THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH for all the incredible support, financially and emotionally!! I've been floored by the generosity and support of my community world-wide. No words to adequately express my appreciation and gratitude. Big squishy hugs to all of you!! <3 <3

To all those who contributed at the reward levels, please get in touch and we can find a time to redeem your coaching sessions and bodywork sessions. So looking forward to it!!

I'm going to keep the campaign open until the end of the week, in case anyone would still like to send a few dollars this way. <3

And now we can continue living our lives, deepening our relationship, and looking forward to the next chapters as they unfold!!

Love to you all!! <3

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Oh my goodness!! 48 hours left until I file my Partnership Visa application!! Woohoo!!

My goal is to reach at least $5,000 (of the $8,000 goal) by Saturday night. I only need $305 to reach that goal. WILL YOU HELP ME?!?

Every dollar really does help, so whatever feels right for you is much appreciated!

$25, $50, $100, or $150 if you'd like a coaching session with me, and $250 if you'd like a bodywork session with me!

I'm beyond grateful for all the generous souls who have contributed already from all over the world. Feeling so so loved and supported right now! Thank you a million times over. It takes a (world-wide) village :)

Carter and I are finishing up the last required documentation, and reflecting on how beautiful our journey together has been so far, and how excited we are to continue growing and learning through Love itself.

Love wins!!!

Love you all! ❤️
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Yay!!!! Weve reached 50% of the total goal!!! Immense gratitude to all the generous and loving peeps who have contributed! I feel your love and support so deeply ❤️

Please help me spread the word and if you feel called to contribute $25, $40, $100, anything and everything is welcome and appreciated!!! ❤️❤️❤️

The testimonials of support from friends and family are almost all in, pictures and communication have been compiled, and sorting out the last bits of evidence before filing our Defacto partnership visa application!!

Many many thanks for all the love!!

And for those who have so generously contributed (and earned some reward level in return, e.g. love note, coaching, bodywork), I'll get in touch once the application has been filed for details!

❤️
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DARLING HEARTS!!
Feeling so grateful for all the support and contributions coming through. WOW!! We've almost reached 25% of our goal with LESS THAN A MONTH LEFT (end December 31st)! There's still time to help fund this visa and Keep Alani In Aus.

Carter and I have been going through pictures, text messages and itineraries from trips and experiences we've shared. It's been a beautiful way to relive and reconnect to the magical unfolding and growth of our relationship :)

The stat decs from friends and family are starting to come in...the printing of page after page of evidence of our love and commitment has begun....and I'm feeling more in love and gratitude for having this amazing human and community by my side!!

We recently celebrated a day of giving-thanks with some friends and good food. I'm bubbling over with joy and gratitude!!!

Please help us reach our goal before the end of the year!! Every donation makes such a big difference, no matter the amount.

Thank you in advance for your generosity!!

<3 Community helping community <3
Hosting Thanksgiving dinner
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