As some of you may know, the last few years I have been mentoring a group of (now) high school girls.  It has been an amazing and life changing experience; I have learned so much!

This summer, I would really love to take them to SoulFest (  My mom used to take me and I remember loving it so much, it sort of felt like leaving the real, painful, world - and going to a paradise.  

The website can give you all the details but it is basically a huge, 5-day Christian music festival.  These girls are from the Troy area and their families have financial and health struggles that makes raising the $490 that they need seem impossible.  I strongly believe this would be a life changing experience for them, like it was for me.  The festival takes place on a mountainside in New Hampshire, surrounded by thousands of loving Christians - an experience NONE of them have EVER had.  I took so much for granted in the way that I was raised, and now all I can do is try to pay it forward.  I will be putting 10% of my paychecks aside from now until we have all the money raised, but my donations alone will NOT be enough (although, that would be nice)

So, please, every dollar goes a long way - anything you can do, even if it's $10 bucks or $1 a week from now until July 31, whatever you can do - please step out in faith and help us out if you're able.  I vow to make this trip a week of spiritual growth for all of us, as much as I am able.  

Even if you can't make a financial contribution, I ask that you pray for these girls' success in collecting these donations; and pray for an amazing eye-opening trip.

Thank you a flobbidyjillion for your time and contributions, each girl has a letter available upon request explaining a little bit about themselves and why they'd like to go.  Please pray over their lives, and God bless you!!!  (Feel free to pass this on to everyone you know) ;)

  • Anonymous 
    • $92 
    • 102 mos
  • Rhiannon spencer  
    • $25 
    • 102 mos
  • Jeanne Pinckney 
    • $100 (Offline)
    • 103 mos
  • Jeff and Pam York 
    • $25 
    • 103 mos
  • Denise Sheriff 
    • $20 
    • 103 mos
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Taylor Mann 
Troy, NY
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