Dynahlee to Madrid

WHO: Hi, I'm Dynahlee Star Padilla. I attend SUNY New Paltz, and am a Journalism major and Spanish minor. I love writing poetry and reading free-verse novels, as well as creating personal video projects. 

WHAT: I am planning to study abroad, and have created this campaign in an effort to raise funds for this upcoming trip and entire move. 

WHERE: Madrid, Spain  *Specifically at UC3M, La Universidad Carlos III de Madrid 

WHEN:  During the spring semester of 2018. * I'll be there from late January to early June studying Spanish, exploring the city,  and practicing my language skills. 

WHY: I want to study abroad in Madrid because I truly want to immerse myself in a Spanish-speaking country. I've studied Spanish for 6 years and want to put my skills to the test. Moreover, I want to tap into the Spanish roots of my family. Lastly, it will be a wonderful opportunity for my career as a multifaceted journalist. 

HOW: With the love and support from family and friends, I'll be able to raise the money I need to help cover the costs of travel from New York to Madrid, my housing, textbooks for class, and meals for my 5-month adventure at another university in a whole different country. 

NOTE: Thank you so much for reading my spiel. Thank you in advance for sharing this campaign with others. And of course, thank you for your support whether it comes in the form of smiles, comments, donations, gifts, and/or advice.  Lastly, I appreciate you all for just taking the time to read this, and watch the video. 

QUESTIONS: Please don't hesitate to ask me any questions about this opportunity  to study abroad in Madrid. I am all ears!
  • Mom & Dad  
    • $100 (Offline)
    • 43 mos
  • Kristin Valdes 
    • $60 
    • 43 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 44 mos
  • Kelin Lopez 
    • $25 
    • 44 mos
  • Daniel Coles 
    • $35 
    • 44 mos
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Dynahlee Padilla 
New York, NY
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