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Update as of April 5, 2019:

Dear World,

What started as a need for a home, caught the attention of Mr. Nickolas Kristof from the New York Times, and eventually the world. Tani's story has touched so many, inspired us to be better, to love more, to try harder, and has tapped into the good that exists in all of us. God has shown himself through Tani and his story. God is alive and is at work.

Our Gofundme will accept final donations for the next 24 hours at which point we will begin transferring funds to the Tanitoluwa Ademumi Foundation. We pray that through the work of this foundation, our global voice and the power of God, we will continue to bless others through the love and generosity that has been showered on us. Our foundation looks forward to supporting, empowering and developing talented but less privileged children, supporting homeless children, providing a tithe to our church which continues to be a place of refuge and support for the less fortunate. This is simply the beginning. We hope that in the days and years ahead, we will be able to identify new and creative ways to be a blessing to others who come needing refuge and opportunity. Our vision is that all people created in the image of God are given the chance to thrive and succeed and realize their full potential!

Tani's life was changed in 24 hours. Generous donors and supporters came together outside of GoFundMe and provided us with the housing, legal, and educational resources we needed. This will allow us to use all of the funds raised on the campaign to support the mission of the Tanitoluwa Ademumi Foundation. Imagine the countless lives that can be changed over the course of many days and years to come. We are only a small piece of the worldwide work of caring for less privileged and empowering them to be the best they can, but we believe that together, and with God-all things are possible!

We understand you didn’t necessarily donate to our campaign with this new purpose in mind. If you would prefer not to support the foundation you can get in touch with GoFundMe through this link:  http://bit.ly/2qukHJP

Regardless of your choice, we thank you for your support.

TANITTOLUWA ADEWUMI FOUNDATION

"Helping Talent meet Opportunity''

Tanitoluwaadewumifoundation.org

To contact the Tanitoluwa Ademumi Foundation, please reach out to us via email at tanitoluwaadewumifoundation@gmail.com

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Original Campaign Story:

A little over one year ago, Tanitoluwa, an immigrant from Nigeria was FIRST introduced to chess at PS 116 in NYC.

This past weekend at the New York State Chess Championships he claimed the title of New York State Primary Chess Champion! (Top Players K - 3rd Grade)

All the while Tani and his family have been living in a HOMELESS SHELTER. 

Tani IS ALL HEART!

Let's all show our HEART and help Tani's family secure a home where he can continue on his journey.

As seen in the NY Times!

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/16/opinion/sunday/chess-champion-8-year-old-homeless-refugee-.html

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Dear World,

What started as a need for a home, caught the attention of Mr. Nickolas Kristof from the New York Times, and eventually the world. Tani's story has touched so many, inspired us to be better, to love more, to try harder, and has tapped into the good that exists in all of us. God has shown himself through Tani and his story. God is alive and is at work.

Our Gofundme will accept final donations for the next 24 hours at which point we will begin transferring funds to the Tanitoluwa Ademumi Foundation. We pray that through the work of this foundation, our global voice and the power of God, we will continue to bless others through the love and generosity that has been showered on us. Our foundation looks forward to supporting, empowering and developing talented but less privileged children, supporting homeless children, providing a tithe to our church which continues to be a place of refuge and support for the less fortunate. This is simply the beginning. We hope that in the days and years ahead, we will be able to identify new and creative ways to be a blessing to others who come needing refuge and opportunity. Our vision is that all people created in the image of God are given the chance to thrive and succeed and realize their full potential!

Tani's life was changed in 24 hours. Generous donors and supporters came together outside of GoFundMe and provided us with the housing, legal, and educational resources we needed. This will allow us to use all of the funds raised on the campaign to support the mission of the Tanitoluwa Ademumi Foundation. Imagine the countless lives that can be changed over the course of many days and years to come. We are only a small piece of the worldwide work of caring for less privileged and empowering them to be the best they can, but we believe that together, and with God-all things are possible!

We understand you didn’t necessarily donate to our campaign with this new purpose in mind. If you would prefer not to support the foundation you can get in touch with GoFundMe through this link: http://bit.ly/2qukHJP

Regardless of your choice, we thank you for your support.

TANITTOLUWA ADEWUMI FOUNDATION

"Helping Talent meet Opportunity''

https://www.tanitoluwaadewumifoundation.org/
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Dear World,

God is Great!!!

Our family is now enjoying home cooked meals, Tani is getting on with his chess studies and we eagerly look towards the journey of the Tanitoluwa Adewumi Foundation.

We have formed a board of trusted advisers and through prayer and our shared vision, along with the kindness and generosity of each and everyone of you we will have a powerful, meaning and lasting impact on the world!

From the words of Tani -" I want to help other kids"

Next week, we will process the funds from our Go Fund Me account and officially launch the Tanitoluwa Adewumi Foundation

https://www.tanitoluwaadewumifoundation.org/

With much love and gratitude.

Thanks and God bless you all.

TANITOLUWA ADEWUMI FOUNDATION
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To whom much is given, much is required. We need a home he gave us, our needs for Legal assistance, for Job, Living all has been met.
So we take our blessing and give them back to God and to the World.

We are to create the TANITOLUWA ADEWUMI FOUNDATION- "to share the generosity of others to those in need".
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WORDS OF APPRECIATION!!!
We the Family of TANITOLUWA ADEWUMI (#TANI#) first of all we give God the Glory for being crowned as FIRST PLACE CHAMPION in his first New York State Tournament (k-3) Primary Championship held in Saratoga Spring New York on the 9th and 10th March, 2019.

We say a big thank you to the coaches- coach Russell Makosfy, coach Shawn Martinez, coach Angel Lopez, the officers in the team for their support and words of encouragement. God bless you all.
Our appreciation goes to his school (PS116, Manhattan), the Principal, Teachers, Students and every other staff. God bless you all.

Our big thanks to Mr. Nicholas Kristof ( The New York Times Paper and their staff), The CBS news, BBC World news, NBC news, social media, those that share the good news and others service stations for your support. God bless you all.

Our big shout out to the whole WORLD for all your support Financially, Morally, Spiritually and many more can't mentioned. You are all Awesome. God bless you all.

We will like the WORLD to know that all the proceeds/donations goes to TANITOLUWA ADEWUMI FOUNDATION.
We are working with counsel to make sure this is possible. In the main while all funds stays with gofundme.

TOGETHER WE CAN CHANGE THE WORLD!!!

GOD BLESS AMERICA!!!
GOD BLESS THE WORLD!!!

THANK YOU! THANK YOU!! THANK YOU!!!
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