Pursuing my Music Dream

When I was four I started to learn the piano, and soon music had started to become a big part of my life.
For years I had made music on my computer in the hope that one day I'd be able to tour and play my music to an audience, and finally after years of work the opportunity has come. I have started this gofundme as I am moving to the United States to pursue the lifelong dream of a producer and DJ, under my alias, "XVII". (http://soundcloud.com/xviiofficial)

I was fired from my job as they were not understanding of my music career and aspirations to move. I tried to do this journey on my own as I thought I would be able, but the funds necessary to move have started to add up and have become too much, which is why I am reaching out for help. To save money I have been selling everything that I own in order to find the funds to move, but it has barely been enough to cover my debt from school.

The money earned will be put towards only the essentials of moving and being able to start work. Here are what the money will be put towards:

• The cheapest flight available on the day of departure is just shy of $300.

• Being able to work in another country requires a visa, so $500 will be put towards the visa to perform in the United States.

• My living space is already organized, as plan is to move in with my girlfriend and help her cover the cost of rent (which she is already covering well over the majority, bless her). $2,000 will be enough to help with 5 months rent/give enough time for the visa to finish processing.

• The final $200 will be put towards groceries, cause you gotta eat.

Even if the end goal doesn't get met, any bit will help! Your support means so much to me and I am forever grateful for your assistance in making this dream come true.
Thank you so much for your time and support, and for being a part of the journey!

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Robert Hughes
Springfield, MB

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