Braids By Brislin: A Fundraiser

$3,246 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 96 people in 50 months
Over the summer I had to have emergency surgery to have a grapefruit sized tumor in one of my ovaries removed, a sudden and shocking discovery during a routine exam. It was rapidly growing and compromising my organ function, and having been cut off of my insurance just mere days prior by my ex-boyfriend, I had no choice but to hand over my credit card to the hospital to perform the surgery. Which leads me to where I am today: buried in $15,000 of debt. I was incredibly fortunate to bounce back health-wise and I'm doing great now, but it's impossible to get ahead and a daily stress on my life.

My friends and I put our heads together to figure out a fun way to have a fundraiser to help pay my medical bills. I've been braiding hair ever since I was a little girl, when my mom taught me how on my American Girl dolls. I've never stopped! Braids By Brislin is a braid fundraiser and a fun night of hair braiding and friends - to help me shave off some debt and to make some ladies feel pretty. Whitney of Myrtle has been lovely enough to host the event at her store, so I hope you can join us for a wonderful time. We'll be scheduling braids and accepting walk-ins, so email me to schedule a time or if you have any questions.



Thank you so much for your support. I know some of you won't be able to make it since you don't live in Los Angeles, but I greatly appreciate you taking the time to read this and potentially donate. It means the world to me!



visit www.alisonbrislin.com/fundraiser for more information or e-mail me at braids@alisonbrislin.com
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Update 6
Posted by Alison Brislin
49 months ago
another thank you to everyone who has donated in the last week! your continued support is amazing. xo
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Update 5
Posted by Alison Brislin
50 months ago
a big heartfelt thanks to everyone who came to Braids By Brislin! i can't thank you enough for your kind donations and support. you've made this experience much easier to get through and i've enjoyed meeting all of you! again, THANK YOU EVERYONE!
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Update 4
Posted by Alison Brislin
50 months ago
braids by brislin is today! thanks to everyone who is making my debt disappear. i feel blessed by those who have helped me during this time...you are all so generous, kind, and thoughtful. xoxo
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Update 3
Posted by Alison Brislin
50 months ago
braids by brislin is getting close! i'm so grateful to everyone who has booked an appointment and those who've donated!
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$3,246 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 96 people in 50 months
Created October 07, 2012
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Anonymous
48 months ago
$15
Anonymous
48 months ago
$15
Anonymous
49 months ago
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$20
sarah jones
49 months ago
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$40
Christina Contento
49 months ago

you got this! xoxo christina

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Ian Pottash
49 months ago
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Cynthia
49 months ago
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50 months ago
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Katherine Hurd
50 months ago

Awesome idea! xoxo

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Maggie
50 months ago

Good luck!!

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