My First Volunteer Trip!!

Hello everyone! My name is Janele and I have set up this site to help me raise funds to go on a volunteer trip this summer. I graduated from MCHS in 2011 and I am currently attending Chico State studying to become a teacher. Experience abroad will really be great for me! I have found a great program through International Volunteer Headquarters (IVHQ) that I am really interested in participating in. In the program I will be teaching English to kids at their local schools.

Some places I looked into was South Africa, Peru, Brazil, Madagascar, Costa Rica, or Bali. Although anywhere would be exciting, I recently made my decision to go to Bali! The volunteer fees are decent, however, when I add flight prices, insurance, and other essentials, it becomes pricey. 

The price of my trip actually ranges from about 2,500 to 4,000 depending on where I go/how long I go.

I am hoping to go for 4 weeks!

These funds are for air fares, travelers insurance, Visa, passport, registration fees, and volunteer fees (which include housing, some meals, etc.)
The flight fares are the most expensive part of the trip.

I have decided to ask friends and family to help me fund my volunteer trip for this summer. ANYTHING HELPS :)

You can donate here online if you'd like, or you can donate to me offline if that way is more comfortable for you, either way your donation will be added to the total and show up here on the page. (When you donate offline the site will not take anything out of the donation for me to withdrawl it).

I have created an email specifically for my trip so please email me if you'd like with any questions, thoughts, or concerns: [email redacted]

Please pass this on and wish me luck! Thank you for your help and support!

I will be posting updates as they come along. Thank you for taking your time to read this. Wish me luck :)

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Janele Thornton 
San Diego, CA
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