Grad Study Abroad for Lindsey

Hello, my name is Lindsey Kurucz. I am a graduate student at Ball State University in the College of Architecture and Planning. This summer, as part of my graduate curriculum, I have been invited to participate in a once-in-a-lifetime study abroad opportunity.

This study abroad trip is 30 days long and will include the following countries: Finland, Russia, Hungary, Italy, and France. The total cost for the trip is $5,989 and is due by April 1st of this year. I have the funds to pay for most of the trip, but Ball State will not allow me to have any more loans for the year, even though this trip is over the summer. Therefore--and I hate to ask--I need help funding my trip. 

Asking for money is one of my least favorite things to do. Therefore, I am offering incentives for donations. I know that not everyone can afford a donation these days and I appreciate even your consideration.

$25 - 6 homemade cupcakes delivered to you (Indiana only)

$50 - A souvenir from one of the countries I visit on the trip (will bring home and either mail or deliver to you)

$100 - A souvenir from one of the countries I visit AND 6 cupcakes delivered to you (Indiana only on the cupcakes)

$200 - A souvenir from as many of the countries as I can get AND 6 cupcakes (see above for conditions)

$300+ - A souvenir from as many of the countries as I can get AND 12 homemade cupcakes with your choice of (1) flavor from my standard options AND I'll buy you a drink the next time I see you (21+)

Cupcake Options: Cookies 'n Cream, Lemonade, Donut Cupcakes, Vanilla, Chocolate

Like I said, the last thing I want to do is ask for money, but I hope that these incentives will be a fun Thank You for your support of my graduate education. 

Thank you in advance!
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Lindsey Kurucz 
Anderson, IN
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