There are a few reasons for my trip. First, since I've been raised in a first world coutry with many privledges I feel inspired to do my part to help others. I feel it's also an opportunity to grow and hopefully this experience will help me in my quest to figure out what I want to do after highschool. To go along with my first reason; I have an un-balanced sense of reality because where I live, everyone is so fortunate and kids don't need to work for what they want; they just get everything handed to them. This sounds good, but growing up with no hardship is, I believe, unhealthy and I want to learn how to do things for myself.
Through this non-profit organization I will have the opportunity to volunteer at a children's orphanage, help refurbish the facilities at a women's shelter and work a few days helping to feed, clean and bathe elephants along side a mahout in an elephant sanctuary.
The cost of this program plus airfare costs approximately $7000. I have a goal of earning $300 per month between January 1st and June 1st through babysitting, dog walking and other creative ideas . This will total $1500 . My mom is going to match my $1500 and the program granted me a needs based scholarship of $1600 so I still need to raise $2400 which is why I'm on this crowdfunding site. I hope you can help me get to Thailand so together we can bring relief and good will to those in need.
Every little bit helps so whether you can afford $1 or $100 it will mean a lot to me and help me get another step closer to this opportunity. I will send a personal emailed thank you to everyone that contributes. I also am happy to thank you with a token of my gratitude.
3 levels of appreciation are:
$1- $50- Receive an emailed version of a hand drawn (by me) picture with an inspirational quote. I can mail you a hardcopy to if you like...just email me your mailing address
$51-$250- Receive a Cheer O' Gram for yourself or have it sent to someone else. I can tailor it to your need. Thank you, Birthday, Congratulations, Get Well Quick, Happy Anniversary...etc. I will send it to you by an emailed video. Let me know if there is a certain date you want it sent on.
$251 and UP - Receive a personally choreographed dance to a song of your choice. I will send it to you by video. Please allow 10 days to receive the emailed video.
Thank you from the bottom of my heart for your time and consideration.
** If you would like to help but cant afford to donate then please share this with friends and family to help me raise the balance of funds neccessary to go.
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