Jack's Journey to Japan

Hello, beloved family and friends near and far! We are raising funds to my 15 year old son, Jack Mlinarchik. Jack has been elected to represent the Baltimore Boy Scouts Council in a scout exchange program this summer with Baltimore's sister city Kawasaki, Japan. It has long been Jack's dream to travel there -- he has even been teaching himself Japanese. 

Troop 444 is an integral part of our family's life, and Jack has flourished in the program.  He is internalizing Scouting's messages of honor and respect, civic and community responsibility, and working hard to better the world socially and environmentally. (Scouting has even made him more helpful at home!). Jack volunteers regularly in the community, has a leadership role in the troop, and is three ranks away from Eagle Scout. 

Jack is a conscientious, hard-working and overall great kid, and this is an opportunity for him to realize his dream of going to Japan. Making a Citizenship in the World trip like this, by the way, fulfills one of the requirements for him to achieve another of his dreams, earning Eagle Scout. So any support to this fundraiser will have a doubly beneficial longterm effect on Jack's life.

This will be a trip he will remember for the rest of his life, but unfortunately it is very expensive. We need your help!  Jack is doing his part to raise funds by working odd jobs and selling tickets for a gorgeous hand stitched patriotic quilt his talented grandmother has made as a fundraiser.  Anyone who helps by donating to Jack's Journey will be entered to win the quilt on June 1st. 

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Thank you!

Donations

  • Brian Murphy 
    • $50 
    • 24 mos
  • Karen Parks 
    • $50 
    • 24 mos
  • Michael Gaffney 
    • $15 
    • 24 mos
  • Gail Mlinarchik  
    • $50 
    • 24 mos
  • Rachel Mlinarchik 
    • $50 
    • 24 mos
See all

Organizer

Michelle Gienow 
Organizer
Baldwin, MD
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