Christmas Gifting

My Gigi passed on July 13th of this year. She was an incredibly important part of my life and her absence this Christmas is very difficult. My grandma never bought me material gifts for my birthday or Christmas; she said I had too many things (and she was right).

In her honor, for Christmas, I am raising money for a cause that my grandma was very passionate about: the Native tribes that live in this country whose land was stolen.  

More information about First Nations Development Institute: The mission of First Nations Development Institute is to strengthen American Indian economies to, in turn, support healthy Native communities. It does this by investing in and creating innovative institutions and models that strengthen asset control and support economic development. With the support of individuals, foundations, corporate and tribal donors, First Nations improves economic conditions for Native Americans through technical assistance & training, advocacy & policy, and direct financial grants.


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  • Mr. Lols 
    • $50 
    • 1 mo
  • Johnny Plemmons 
    • $100 
    • 1 mo
  • Susan Toffler  
    • $25 
    • 1 mo
  • Rebecca Burns 
    • $25 
    • 1 mo
  • Christopher Turner 
    • $25 
    • 1 mo
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Emma Towriss 
Columbia, MD
First Nations Development Institute 
Registered nonprofit
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