Help Send Akynos To Vienna

Hello friends! Being an artist is hard. I haven't traveled abroad in years and I am trying to do it again. But now life is getting in the way. Originally this funding was supposed to be all about me heading over to Vienna next month. See the link below. But now it is slowly transitioning into the "help me not be homeless" fund as I was just given a 30 day vacate notice by my new landlord. I have been in this place for 5 yrs and I know my rights, but point of the matter is is that sooner or later I will have to leave where I am now and find a new home. This home may likely be outside of NYC or in another country.

HOWEVER! I am hopeful and will still be attempting to make Vienna happen. So as you donate know that this fund will stay up for a few months and will be going to one or two great causes that pertain to my life as an artist and human living in a very shaky housing climate in NYC. 2016 has been a rough start. Some of you have seen what I have been going through psychologically and emotionally. So this move is a kicker. But I am still an artist, and to travel time to time is work that needs to be done to advance my visibility.

I still need to meet certain goals with this fund within the next 2 weeks so I can see what is feasible as far as me leaving. Between this fund and the work I do daily, I hope to be able to do both. Travel and leave. Either way I hope to get tons of support from you all one way or the next! Info on the fest is below. Info on where I will be moving to you can check here and my social media!

The Vienna Boylesque festival is happening at just the time I need a break from the grueling city & my tumultuous life. I really would like to go! But there's no way I can do it on my own. A small donation from each of you would help me fund a ticket, room & board and redoing my costume. Help make a showgirl feel fabulous. It's one of my last attempts at fame before I hang up my peformer hat forever.

Ideally I will raise enough money for airfare in 2 weeks. And enough to finish the costume in 3 weeks. As I work hard here in NY all of those earnings goes to making sure all my responsibilities are being cared for before I leave and upon my return. I hope you can contribute something small to help me reach my goal and live out the short term dream of leaving the city for a short stint to dance, unwind & regroup!
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Shekera Conholio 
Brooklyn, NY
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