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Vet Tech school

$7,075 of $7,250 goal

Raised by 11 people in 17 months
Hello,
I'm Jeri. I'm a comic artist from Vancouver who is also an animal lover. I have 3 sweet cats - Viddies the senior orange fluffer at age 17. She has Hyper thyroid and Kidney disease. Her Daughter Vegetable is 15 years old and still looks like a kitten. Then we have our young boy, Cheese who is a bengal mix and a sweet angel boy when he isn't destroying everything. 
They are the true loves of our lives. 

Right now my day job is not particularly fullfilling and the comic artist job isn't really bringing in much income. As I've gotten older I've started to realise I need my daily work to have a deeper meaning to me than simply paying the bills - which this job barely pays enough to do.
What I would love to do is take the veterinary assistant program at Granville College (as it offers the only part time course) and become a Veterinary technician. 

The money raised is to cover the cost of the tuition of the course (+5% of the go fund me fee). I'm not eligable for student loans or other funding but I also have set up some savings goals but my income even with my sisters help just isn't going to cut it - what I can manage won't even cover tax.

The course starts in September 2016 so I'd need the funds at least a few months before that.

http://veterinaryofficeassistant.com/part-time-veterinary-assistant-program/ here is the link to the program.

This means a lot to me because I love my pets, I've always been an advocate for animals and I would finally like to have a carreer that is fullfilling and meaningful. I'd like to eventually be able to also volunteer my time at animal rescue places/ wildlife rehabilitation.

This is a life long goal that was given up because of fear of not being able to pay bills. Instead I took a quick education in a field I wasn't interested in and ended up being un happy in my job. This would be fullfilling a dream and giving my day to day life purpose by helping animals and people in need.

You can see our cute kitties on their facebook page: 
facebook.com/gurukittykitties

Thank you so much <3
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Update 6
Posted by J Weaver
16 months ago
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Gunna update the total soon with Commission money, just got to get it out of PayPal first
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Update 5
Posted by J Weaver
16 months ago
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I added the offline amount I have saved bringing the total to $675. according to my bank account This is 9% of my goal.

a good start :)
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Update 4
Posted by J Weaver
16 months ago
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I dont really have any updates except that I'm (this is Jayleen,) also accepting Pet Portrait commissions to help fund this as well. I'll add the "offline" donations afterwards which will be the earnings from these commissions but I want to let you know, We've got about $1000 saved so far!

Still a long way to go, but farther than I could have got on our own! Thank you so much you lovely people.

http://gurukitty.com/petportraits/
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Update 3
Posted by J Weaver
17 months ago
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Haha I initially drew this one, but realized the campaign image needed to be horizontal afterwards.

Cutie Jepi
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$7,075 of $7,250 goal

Raised by 11 people in 17 months
Created October 20, 2015
JW
$2,000
Jay Weaver
13 months ago(Offline Donation)
$3,000
Anonymous
15 months ago(Offline Donation)
AC
$380
Art Commissions
16 months ago(Offline Donation)

Commissions

$1,000
Anonymous
16 months ago(Offline Donation)
SS
$20
Sarah Stanton
16 months ago

Go for your dreams, girl!

CS
$330
Commissions and Savings
16 months ago(Offline Donation)

This is the amount I've saved or had paid to me for commissions that is going towards the savings goal.

DW
$100
diane weaver
17 months ago
MM
$100
Margaret Macaulay
17 months ago
$100
Jay Weaver
17 months ago
$25
Anonymous
17 months ago
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