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Keeping Dreams Alive Through Soles

$2,600 of $6,000 goal

Raised by 25 people in 3 months
My name is Peter Eke, I am a student of Eastern Oregon University and a member of the Men's Basketball team. I was blessed with the opportunity to continue my education as well as play basketball in the United States. Before moving to the U.S. I coundn't purchase a basketball shoe and i remember receiving a pair of basketball shoes at a locally hosted basketball camp in Nigeria. I hope to bring some young athletes the joy and motivation that I experienced from that camp through this platform.

This campaign is linked to an ongoing shoe drive "Share Your Soles and Help Keep a Dream Alive". The shoe drive will benefit Nigerian students/Athletes during a 4-days basketball camp that I will be facilitating in my home town of Enugu, Nigeria. I am hoping to provide each camper with a pair of new or gently used basketball shoes. Many of these students currently play basketball in flip-flops or even in their bare feet. As the number continues to increase, currently the camp is estimated to have at least 250 campers. The camp is scheduled to take place in July, 2018 in Nigeria. Funds from this campaign will be used to ship the shoes collected from the shoe drive as well as hospitality for the campers. Also with the funds, I hope to provide Tshirts, prizes, and Basketballs for the camp.

I came up with this platform with the purpose of giving back, serving and motivating the campers on the importance of dreaming and working hard towards that dream wherever they find themselves in life. Any form of support towards this project whether through donation of funds, donation of shoes, and prayers for the success of the camp or by sharing the campaign link with friends, families or other media outlets will help make this project possible. It will mean a lot to the kids and to theirs dreams to know that someone across the world made the camp a success and the camp testimonials will attest to the joy you brought to them through your help.
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I have currently collected 95 pairs of shoes. Let’s keep spreading the word about the campaign. Thank you to everyone.
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$2,600 of $6,000 goal

Raised by 25 people in 3 months
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KG
$105
Khalfani Griffin
1 month ago
PE
$30
Peter Eke
1 month ago
PS
$200
Patrick Swanson
1 month ago
NA
$40
Nnayi Alika
1 month ago
FO
$50
Franklin Okpala
1 month ago
BZ
$40
Bo Zhao
1 month ago
AS
$100
Angela Seeds
1 month ago
EO
$200
Erik Ogaard
1 month ago
$50
Shannon Garlitz
1 month ago
CD
$100
Corrine Dutto
1 month ago
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