StartingBloc: Institute for Changemakers

Hello Family, Friends and Supporters!

Some of you may know that for the past several years I have been working with youth in a variety of programs and through coaching. My passion is supporting youth development and growth through opportunities and firsthand experiences.

On this journey, I have come to realize that I can affect greater change and have a more significant impact by developing and expanding my skills and resources. 

I have been selected to participate in the StartingBloc Social Innovation Institute on August 14-18 in New York City. 

StartingBloc educates, inspires and connects emerging leaders to drive social innovation across sectors. During the Institute, there are speakers, skills development workshops, seminars, idea-sharing and a chance to meet people who are working to create social impact.  A video for more information about StartingBloc can be seen here.
StartingBloc Fellows support each other as they go onto to launch innovative organizations, guide policies and partnerships that tackle social, economic and environmental challenges around the world. 

Your support  
The cost of tution for each StartingBloc participant is $1,000.

With your support, I can attend this firsthand learning experience, connect with like-minded people and use these skills to have a greater impact supporting youth development and growth. 

I have until July 22nd to make this goal. I know with your support we can reach it. Your donations and shares are gratefully appreciated.

With love and gratitude,

Note* target amount is $1200 because of percentage fees subtracted by the overall donation. 
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 89 mos
  • Andy G 
    • $50 
    • 90 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 90 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 90 mos
  • jesse lockwood 
    • $200 
    • 90 mos
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Rick D'Elia 
San Francisco, CA
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