Aikido Kenkyukai USA 2018 Campaign

$3,316 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 35 people in 31 months
Lia Suzuki
for Aikido Kenkyukai Santa Barbara
 LOS ANGELES, CA
Aikido Kenkyukai International, USA ("AKI USA") is a 501c3 nonprofit organization. Every year we work to raise money so we can continue our important work in the community. This work includes, but is not limited to:

 - Providing scholarships to those in need. With your help, we have provided nearly $30,000 worth of scholarships! Recipients include low-income youth, military veterans with PTSD, and other underserved populations.

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 - Offering Aikido seminars with world renowned instructors. Each year we host at least two seminars, attracting practitioners of all skill levels from around the globe. Scholarships are also available to those in need for these seminars.

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 - Launching our "Deshi Program" (Immersion Program). Candidates from around the globe have begun applying for our Deshi Program. We need to provide a dedicated training space for these young practitioners, thereby supporting the future of Aikido.

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 - Creating new relationships with overseas dojo, thus enriching the experiences of our young members. Last year one of our 17-year-old members accompanied me on my European Tour, co-teaching youth classes there and participating fully (most times being my main "uke") in adults classes.

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Currently, our most pressing need is more tatami for our Los Angeles dojo!

Any amount helps! Please give what you can!
Lia
Head Instructor / Executive Director

PS: AKI USA is under the umbrella of Aikido Kenkyukai Santa Barbara, a 501c3 nonprofit organization.
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One of our scholarship recipients.
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Q: What would your life be like with no Aikido?
A: It would be like life without food or water!
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Goal: $3,000 | Remaining: $1,209 | Deadline: May 18
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Read the full article here. http://aki-usa.org/%E2%9C%B3-the-kids-of-aikido-kenkyukai-kai-stanfield/
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Help me reach my birthday goal for Kai!
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Check out the latest update. Give what you can to help us continue our scholarship
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You won't hear from me again about fundraising until the end of the year. I promise!

My Birthday: May 18 | Birthday Goal: $5,000

My birthday wish is to get AT LEAST half-way to my 2016 fundraising goal of $10,000. I'll be promoting this page today and tomorrow, May 18.

Please take a look at the fundraiser and give what you can.

Any amount helps.

Thanks in advance!

Lia
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$3,316 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 35 people in 31 months
Created February 29, 2016
Funds raised will benefit:
Aikido Kenkyukai Santa Barbara
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Santa Barbara, CA
EIN: 263847946
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LT
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Lennart Thorell
10 months ago

Namaste.............

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