Help D'Onica Climb Mt. Kilmanjaro

Shhhh.... this is Ebony and Rakeb secretly requesting your help as a birthday surprise to D'Onica. Many of you many know one of us because we share an amazing mutual friend: D'Onica. This is a huge year for D'Onica as she celebrates her 40th birthday and commits to making her dreams come true. D’Onica is planning a trip to Tanzania to climb Mount Kilimanjaro! 
(Africa's tallest peak; no half stepping for our girl :-)

As we all know, D'Onica is an amazing person who goes above and beyond to leave the world around her better than she found it. Whether volunteering in her local church, serving on the board of charter school, or building playgrounds in Latin America, D'Onica tirelessly gives to friends and family without ever asking for anything in return. Let's do something special for her this year to really celebrate her and show her how  appreciated she is and how much she rocks! We've set up this gofundme account to help pay for her trip in Tanzania this October.

Her 40th is March 24th and anything that you can give would be greatly appreciated. Also please remember this is a surprise for D'Onica.  Shhh, she has no idea we are doing this her and she’ll find out on the 24th of March.


2  days after secretly launching this gofundmecampaign, D'Onica unknowlingly sent this link in an email  Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro-10 Essential Lifelong Lessions -brooke-baldwin/index.html 

she closed the email with:

"Yay!!! I remain inspired! Omgoodness!
I am going to climb the mountain!
I thank you for your prayers.
Hugs! "

We are onthe right track folks :-)

Thanks for Lifting D Higher,

All the best,


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