Help Sophie Intern at Brooks Rehab

Hi! My name is Sophie.  After 5 years of hard work, I've completed my coursework in Music Therapy at Berklee College of Music and secured an internship at Brooks Rehabilitation in Jacksonville, FL! I'm on my way, but I need your help...!

At Brooks Rehabilitation I'll get to use music as a noninvasive measure to advance the health of patients that are facing stroke, brain injury, Parkinson's, neurodegenerative diseases, and other brain related medical circumstances. It may sound like a mouthful, but to me it's everything I've ever wanted to do! 

I'll be interning 40 hours a week for 6 months and studying for the certification test to become a board certified music therapist. Performing my best will leave no time for a second job to pay for basic living expenses and moving costs to Florida and back to the PNW after completion. This is where you can help!



By January 22nd, we are looking to raise $11,000. Any gift you can give will go directly towards supporting my work with patients at Brooks Rehabilitation recovering from brain and spinal chord injuries. Not only will I benefit from your generosity, but so will the hundreds of people I have the honor of working with in these upcoming six months. Your generosity, in any amount, is greatly appreciated! 

Your Impact
A $25 gift supports one week of gas or 230 miles on our road trip

A $50 gift supports one month of utilities

A $100 gift supports one week of rent

A $450 gift supports one month of rent and utilities

A $1000 gift supports one month of living costs including rent, utilities, gas, food, household supplies, and instrument maintenance


Moving Costs $4350

Hotels $2000 ($1000 each way)
Gas $750 ($375 each way)
Food $1000 ($500 each way)
Airplane Ride for Mom from Florida to Washington after roadtripping with me $600

 Living Costs ($1000/month for 6.5 months =$6500)
Rent and Utilities $450
Gas $150
Groceries/Household Supplies $300
Instrument Maintenance/Miscellaneous $100

 Whether you donate or not, help spread the word and share this link! Thank you!
  • Robert Tam 
    • $500 
    • 42 mos
  • Bob and Cenra Weatherford 
    • $100 (Offline)
    • 44 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 (Offline)
    • 44 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $120 
    • 44 mos
  • Jim and Amie Brandmire 
    • $50 
    • 44 mos
See all

Organizer

Sophie Jeroma 
Organizer
Federal Way, WA
  • #1 fundraising platform

    More people start fundraisers on GoFundMe than on any other platform. Learn more

  • GoFundMe Guarantee

    In the rare case something isn’t right, we will work with you to determine if misuse occurred. Learn more

  • Expert advice, 24/7

    Contact us with your questions and we’ll answer, day or night. Learn more