Help Melissa get to Paris!

After 4 years of learning like crazy, sleepless nights, and long work shifts, in 2013 Melissa graduated Magna Cum Laude from Marymount Manhattan with a 3.89 GPA. But the journey began even before her college career. Melissa first dreamed of living in NYC at the tender age of 13 after a visit with her family. After graduating highschool with a 3.9 GPA she moved to the city that never sleeps and for 4 years she hardly slept. Melissa worked as much as she could during those years while she attended Marymount Manhattan and recalls months of living off of 3 hours of sleep each night. She never complained about working hard. That brings us to the present. 

Melissa has been accpeted into a Masters program at Columbia University in the Global French Studies program (no big deal). She is being sent to Paris for a year to study (and hopefully eat some croissants)! Student loans can only help so much so we are asking you- family, friends, loved ones, and anyone who values higher education- to donate what you can. Melissa is the hardest-working and most determined person we know, let's send her to Paris with enough cash to focus on her studies and maybe even have a little fun. Feel free to give once now, in 3 months, or give monthly gifts while she's out there. Fundraising will be closed when her year in Paris is over- August 2015. We are trying to raise $500.00 for every month she'll be in Paris- this money will go toward rent, books, travel, and (if there's anything left) food. We're dreaming big, but Melissa is worth it!

Every little bit will help. She has worked so hard for this opportunity. Merci beaucoup.

Donations

  • Jennifer Brady 
    • $20 
    • 82 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $30 
    • 82 mos
  • Joe Trujillo 
    • $106 
    • 82 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 82 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $1,000 
    • 82 mos
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Organizer

Andre DiMattia 
Organizer
Denver, CO
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