Keep this family in Africa

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Christina Quist  DELAWARE, OH


We thought we could be brave and make the sacrifice. Turns out, we are big babies. This bit just got too hard.


While our oldest son Jackson has lived in Ohio, finishing his senior year, we have lived in Cape Town, South Africa, working in a local township community. We don't regret our work here, but we do regret missing his entire senior year.


It is beastly expensive to fly a family our size back to the US, and it is simply NOT in our budget, but we really would love to see his graduation ceremony and be part of this moment in his life.


It's frivolous, we know. The funds could be used to purchase a car, which we desperately need also. But, we've been absent for soccer games, basketball games, homecoming dates, new jobs, etc. We really would love to make it back for this!


Here's the plan: For roughly $1100 per person, we can fly from Cape Town to NYC. From there, (after 30 hours of flying) we will rent a car and drive to Ohio. That will save about $400 per ticket. One person has kindly purchased one ticket for us. So we really only need 5 more!


The graduation is in June. Would you consider helping us get to Jackson's graduation?


Thank you!!


Kevin, Cristi, Dylan, Evangeline, Hudson and Ethan Quist


www.thequists.com

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Update 17
Posted by Christina Quist
49 months ago
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Thank you Judy! I'm feeling like Angel Hair pasta is the best choice;)
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Update 16
Posted by Christina Quist
50 months ago
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Thank you so much Matt! Again! We are so blessed by your kind heart.
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Posted by Christina Quist
50 months ago
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Carol Floyd, you are so kind;) I would love to have you in South Africa, but I know you're headed to Thailand;)
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Posted by Christina Quist
51 months ago
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Thank you and Merry Christmas to you!
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Carol Floyd
50 months ago

Just to let you know we have increased our support from $10 to $30 a month. Hope that helps.

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Neil Patel
53 months ago

I hope my donation of $50 helps. I would appreciate support for my childhood friend gofundme.com/1dp0c0 who needs to go to college.

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$5,035 of $6,000 goal

Raised by 33 people in 54 months
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Created October 12, 2012
$50
Anonymous
48 months ago
$500
Anonymous
49 months ago
$100
Anonymous
49 months ago
MM
$300
Matt McLaughlin
50 months ago
$100
Anonymous
51 months ago
$25
Anonymous
51 months ago
$100
Anonymous
51 months ago
TH
$150
The Hensons
51 months ago

Merry Christmas Quist Family! Thinking and praying for you all.

$200
Anonymous
51 months ago
MF
$250
Miller Family
52 months ago

Merry Christmas, We were just thinking of y'all the other day. Enjoy the summer Christmas!

Carol Floyd
50 months ago

Just to let you know we have increased our support from $10 to $30 a month. Hope that helps.

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Neil Patel
53 months ago

I hope my donation of $50 helps. I would appreciate support for my childhood friend gofundme.com/1dp0c0 who needs to go to college.

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