Hearth Learning Ventures Eco-Bus, Mobile Classroom

Dear Friends and Supporters!

     We at Hearth Learning Ventures in Taos, New Mexico ask for your support in working with young people, harnessing renewable energy sources, tending rescue horses, making meals for the hungry, honoring and venturing in  nature, creating art, reaching out to multi-cultural communities to celebrate our diversely beautiful world, AND STAYING WARM!-), all while learning academic skills to thrive and serve in our society.

     Our students and parents are asking for a warm, dependable transport and a protected, focused work space close to our multiple endeavors, so I am asking you for your investment in this MOBILE CLASSROOM, converted from a mini-school bus, POWERED BY COMPOST (used french fry oil)--with future intentions to add solar power as well--in order to generate inspiration and enthusiasm in ecological approaches, focus and broad awareness, and creativity and empowerment attuned to the needs and potentials of our unfolding world.
     Join us if you please towards our goal of $12,250, ALL of which we will ALSO offer as scholarships to children from local indigenous communities, made possible by the extra space afforded by this Eco Bus Mobile Classroom!

In gratitude,
Teacher David
Hearth Learning Ventures

Non-profit tax deductible note:
 We are working in collaboration with a local Taos nonprofit 501C3 named Localogy so your donations are tax deductible as well!


Short school bus

Wood stove, chimney, and installation

Filter and heater (for waste veggie oil ‘conversion’

Registration plus Insurance for 1 year

Racks, for veggie oil and for bikes (plus installation)

Interior redesign--rug, table, curtains, etc.

Total:  12,250

Donations (0)

  • Lara Gilman 
    • $536 
    • 3 mos
  • McPherson Family  
    • $100 
    • 3 mos
  • hilary hart 
    • $100 
    • 3 mos
  • Anthony Rademeyer  
    • $200 
    • 3 mos
  • judy Freedman  
    • $50 
    • 3 mos
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Fundraising team (3)

David Gilman 
Raised $1,511 from 6 donations
Arroyo Seco, NM
Daniel Hutchinson 
Jennifer Kostecki-shaw 
Team member
Raised $450 from 3 donations
This team raised $8,289 from 38 other donations.
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