Help EmPOWERed get 501c 3 Status!

$1,220 of $1,000 goal

Raised by 16 people in 21 days
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Antonia Okafor  CARROLLTON, TX
One year ago, three, female students who were also campus carry advocates, sat down with Ginny Simone of the NRA and talked about their activism. Those three women decided after that video that it was time to show the pro campus carry voice for women on college campuses. So Antonia Okafor, former Southwest Regional Director of Students for Concealed Carry, Joanna Rodriguez of Turning Point USA and Lydia Longoria, a recent graduate of Texas Christian University decided to start, EmPOWERed. 


EmPOWERed seeks to unite women on college campuses who support owning and carrying firearms for self-defense purposes. It provides a community of women on campus to encourage and inspire one another to seek part of their empowerment from regular self-defense training-with and without a firearm. 

Our first chapter will be at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas. But in order for the EmPOWERed movement to go from an online revolution to a student organization, we need to become a non-profit first. 

Please consider donating to our effort to become a 501c3 organization by the Fall of 2017. We are raising $1000 to go towards hiring a lawyer to take care of all the legal work so that we become a tax exempt organization the right way. And so that our online movement can become a student organization for women in college starting this September. 

Help us get to $1000 before the end of March 2017. Thank you so much for your consideration.
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Update 2
Posted by Antonia Okafor
6 days ago
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Hello Donors,

The people of Go Fund Me require that I inform you that the money that will be donated will go to an account set up in my name. The account is still a business account and goes directly to the EmPOWERed organization. Thanks to you, it will now be a 501c3. Also the funds will all go towards paying the fees associated with setting up the organization as a non-profit. Legal fees and filing fees.

Thank you for your generous donation!
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Update 1
Posted by Antonia Okafor
20 days ago
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Thank you to David, Megan,Natalie and Julianna who all donated yesterday! We are almost at $200 in just less than 24 hours! Please help EmPOWERed get to $1000 before the end of March! The faster we get there, the sooner we can get tax exempt status and really start helping women on campus empower and inspire women to utilize their firearm for self defense!
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$1,220 of $1,000 goal

Raised by 16 people in 21 days
Created March 7, 2017
TK
$200
Timothy Knight
13 days ago
JR
$100
John Richardson
13 days ago

Do some good! Glockguide

MA
$250
Melody Anne
14 days ago

Love what you do and love to have the voice of a conservative out there who loves American values and who respects herself and her neighbors. :)

JB
$50
James Byrne
14 days ago
SH
$200
Sarah Hendricks
14 days ago

Thanks for stepping up and stepping out in such an important issue!

MV
$20
Magnus Valente
15 days ago
JM
$30
James Morris
17 days ago
LL
$50
Lisa Ladd
19 days ago
MO
$50
Maggie Ostrowski
19 days ago

Here's to our fundraising classes at LI together

$25
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20 days ago
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