Send Leo to D.C.!

Leo has been nominated by his school to attend the National Youth Leadership Forum: National Security for Diplomacy, Intelligence, and Defense this summer. He was chosen for his excellent grades, leadership skills, and his interest in possibly serving his country in the future.

This forum is being held for 6 days in D.C. where the students will be visiting the Floor of the House, the US State Department, an embassy, the Pentagon, the US Naval Academy, the FBI, Arlington National Cemetary, and touring the Smithsonian and most of our National Memorials. They will hear from keynote speakers from all the different aspects of national security, including the President's National Security Advisor, members of the House and Senate, and every branch of the military.

Where we need your help is for the funds to get Leo back and forth to D.C. and to pay the tuition for the conference. For more information about the experience, please visit:

As you know, this has been a really tough year so far for Leo with his injuries and we really want to give him something to look forward too. We think this will be a wonderful opportunity for him to spread his wings and give him insight into possible careers. He's never been away from home before without us and he genuinely is excited about the possibility of attending. The spaces are limited and whoever reserves a spot first with $500, gets to go. 

Please help us make this wish come true!

Thank so much, everybody!

Ervin and Sidney
  • Gladys Weng 
    • $1,000 
    • 34 mos
  • Mildred Henry 
    • $25 
    • 35 mos
  • Chris Rosa 
    • $60 
    • 35 mos
  • Margaret Meyer 
    • $40 
    • 36 mos
  • Lisa O'Connell 
    • $100 
    • 36 mos
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Sidney de Leon 
Lisle, IL
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