Fun(d)raising for the Impoverished

Hello!

Our names are Jared Hippler & Nic Tanner, we are Returned Peace Corps Volunteers who served in the Kyrgyz Republic from 2009-11.

We are raising money for our organization, A Primally Playful Foundation. Our mission is to spread play to the impoverished & underserved. 


We will spread joy & play by putting on Workshops or Play-shops at orphanages & schools/boarding houses/other avenues in developing countries & developed. These Play-shops will teach games to kids & adults that get them moving & laughing with each other. As well as teach health & life lessons through some of the games. We will also be distributing a Games Menu, filled with many of the games we will be teaching.

As a gift to all donors, please feel free to download a rough draft of this Games Menu by following this link (Games Menu).  The Menu you will download is made for table games/sitting in circles. (If you'd like some of the more physical games, shoot me a message!)

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We both had life changing experiences while serving. Nic at a school & myself at an orphanage. We taught teachers & co-workers how to use play in education & creating warm & fun work environments & classrooms.

We very much believe & have witnessed the power of play. We know it is vital to incorporate play into your lifestyle for vibrant health & happiness.

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We want to spread play & vibrantly healthy practices all over the world, especially to those most in need.
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                                                      A Primally Playful Foundation's purpose is to:
          “Spread primal playfulness while raising awareness & funds for worldly causes.”


How we will:                                             Spread primal playfulness

                               Workshops (Play-Shops)
                               We will be teaching children in orphanages & adults alike, games that they can play with each other, without any props, anytime, anywhere. We will give Workshops or Play-Shops, that range from 30 minutes to 3 hours. We have a prototype Games Menu, that we also plan to have translated into  other languages, starting with Russian & Spanish.

Click here to see PDF of the work in progress Games Menu. 

We consciously teach mainly non-verbal games so that language will not be a barrier. Play & laughter are universal languages. We have been collecting games for this tour for the past 4 years.
I would also like to sell this Menu here in the states, as well as other countries, as a way to generate funds for our Fund(r)raising Tours of developing countries.

                               Videography
                               We will document play from all over the world, & share it with the rest of the world via our youtube channel, 'A Primally Playful Channel'. We will collect games & different modes of play from all around the World, encouraging ppl to send in videos of their own.

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              The kids & adults in the countries we will visit may not have a lot of material wealth, but they have each other, & that is where our greatest joys come from. We will give them the games & keys to making games of their own, that will keep them laughing well after we are gone.


How we will:                             Raise Awareness & Funds for worldly causes
                               We will document & showcase different organizations that are doing inspirational humanitarian or environmental work in each of the countries we tour. We will share our videos about these organizations on our youtube channel.    

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But we can't make this happen without your help!

Please help us by donating so we can continue bringing play to those in need around the world!


Thank you!

Jared & Nic

Donations (0)

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    • $600 
    • 4 mos
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    • $25 
    • 9 mos
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    • $50 
    • 12 mos
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    • $50 
    • 14 mos
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    • $500 
    • 14 mos
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Jared Hippler 
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Davis, CA
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