Reaching My Dream - Ambassador to Europe

Hello! My name is Alena. I'm an 8th-grader at Westlane Middle School in Indianapolis, IN. I am in honors classes and do very well in school.

I have a dream! Would you please help me to achieve it?

Last year I was nominated and invited to be a People to People Student Ambassador, which will allow me to travel in a delegation to Austria, Belgium, England, Germany, France, the Netherlands, and Switzerland in the Summer of 2014. We leave on June 17.

This trip will influence my life by expanding my knowledge of these countries and their people. I want to go on this trip as preparation for a field like international relations, and this experience will play a big role in how I tackle high school and beyond.

I am not desperate, but I am running out of time to raise the rest of the money...I've been working hard on this for a solid year now. My grandpa recently donated his band's performance at a fundraiser to help me. You can help too, by giving at one of the Reward Levels, or any other additional amount you choose. I'm only asking for what I still need. I really appreciate that you're on this site and reading about my campaign! You really are a gift to me!

There are other campaigns on this site for students like me who have been nominated for People to People. The program is real and the opportunity is life-changing. Every student has to raise their own tuition. To learn more about the fantastic opportunity of People to People, please see:

Thank you so much, in advance.

Sincerely, Alena
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Alena Finnell 
Indianapolis, IN
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