Help me change lives through Nutrition

Too old to go back to school?? No way!! I am a few years behind on my plan but I am determined to make this happen and I need your help! I was set to attend this program years ago but the long battle to help find a cure for my son and then eventually home schooling him threw me off track. There isn't a cure but there is treatment that keeps him healthy and it comes with never ending cost. My calling is to heal people through educating them about food, energy work and dance. "Let thy food be thy medicine", Hippocrates understood the relation of food to health. My mission is to not only build a business but to also serve my community by starting a non-profit which will educate those less fortunate about healing through diet choice. The program I have chosen is one of the best, Bauman College Holistic Nutrition and Culinary Program in Berkeley. To be honest, our son's medical bills absorb any extra money in our household. The price of his treatment is like buying a new Mercedes every year. Insurance only pays for so much and we are left with the rest to cover.We all know there is no limit to what we will do for the safety and health of our children.

If you can appreciate healing through nutrition and are willing to invest in my education, you will see I am offering some awesome gifts! There are 5 levels of gifts. As you go up in levels you collect all offered gifts below the level you donated at. For example, if you donate at Level 3 you also receive gifts from Level 1 and 2. That's a pretty sweet deal. If you really know me, I think it's safe to say that you know how passionate I am about helping others. I just need help to cover my college costs so we are able to keep up with medical expenses and our son's homeschool needs. I am open to answering any additional questions you may have and please consider passing along this page to anyone who may want to help support me through this journey. I am trying to raise a minimum of $11,000 to cover strictly the program fee. I have asked for $15,000 as I will have to drive to Berkeley and pay for a tutor to homeschool Azad while I am in class. And rest assured I am not dropping any of my dance classes! My school will be on Wednesdays and 1 Monday a month. I will average 15 hours of homework a week so wish me luck!!! http://www.baumancollege.org/

Here is why I do what I do.....





And without your love and support daily over these past few years, I wouldn't have made it through some of the tough days so please let me express my gratitude to you all. 

Thank you for considering and know that I love the dance community that we have built.



Mel

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    • $20 
    • 69 mos
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    • 69 mos
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    • $50 
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Organizer

Melissa Montelongo 
Organizer
San Carlos, CA
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