Educational Opportuntity

Hello GoFundMe world! My name is Joanna and my husband's name is Dan.  We are the parents of very intelligent, caring and and go -getter son,  Breydon.  Breydon is a 12-year-old boy who has been in the "gifted" programs for most of his school years. This year, in 7th grade, he chose to take French for his elective language class. With that he is offered, along with all other French students from 6-12 grade, the option to go to PARIS, FRANCE for a week to study abroad!! (I am extremely jealous of this opportunity!) This trip includes round-trip air fare, 6 nights in a 3 star hotel in Paris, a visit to see the world famous "Mona Lisa",  The Eiffel Tower,  a cooking class, stained art class and many other museums and monuments in the "City of Love".  We would love to give this amazing and talented boy of ours an incredible journey he will never forget. Unfortunately, we do not have the funds for this trip as it was just sprung on us September 11. The deposit is $500 by September 30th. The balance for the $4,000 total cost is due at the end of November. He promised and begged us, with a teary eye, we will never have to buy him another Christmas or birthday present for the rest of his life. That, I can not do!  If you would like to help us give him this memorable experience, we will Pay it Forward however we can! We will also share pics of people, places and experiences from his visit on the site to show our thanks of your support. We wish we could cough up the money for him on our own but we just can't pull that. Thank you for the time you gave reading this and the donations you gave to make our son's dreams come true! Yours truly,  Joanna and Dan
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Organizer

Joanna Mauldin 
Organizer
Waukegan, IL
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