Opal's Walk to DC

$3,621 of $25,000 goal

Raised by 58 people in 27 months
Dione Sims
for Unity Unlimited, Inc.
 FORT WORTH, TX
90 year-old Opal Lee's walking campaign to get the attention of now President Trump and Congress to make Juneteenth a National Day of Observance like Flag Day continues.  Juneteenth is when the slaves in Texas were formally notified of their freedom on June 19, 1865.  Today 45 states recognize Juneteenth as a state holiday to commemorate the abolishion of slavery. 
Lee started walking September 1, 2016 and funds received helped to support her campaign including transportation, meals and accommodations, as well as health and medical access. 

Follow her journey on www.opalswalk2dc.com


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Mrs. Opal turns 90 this Friday, please consider donating at least $5 to support her campaign or coming to worship with her on Sunday, October 9th. Both will be a blessing to her
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As we come to the end of the first month of Mrs. Opal's campaign, she is grateful for all the people she has met along the way. She needs your support now more than before. Since the RV didn't materialize because it seemed "too political and the nation is in such unrest," Mrs. Lee is traveling commercially to get to the designated stops on her route because she believes in Juneteenth. Please consider making a donation today to help fund her travels, food and accommodations. Thank you to those who have given already and everyone please sign the petition again because we didn't make the goal the first time https://wh.gov/iMYHt - Follow her route on opalswalk2dc.com - We Can Do It!
In Fort Smith, AR
In St. Louis, MO
Her Tentative Route
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Brendyne Lewis
27 months ago

God bless. Be safe. Drink plenty of alkaline water.

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$3,621 of $25,000 goal

Raised by 58 people in 27 months
Created August 26, 2016
Funds raised will benefit:
Unity Unlimited, Inc.
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Fort Worth, TX
EIN: 752901335
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$25
Angie Scarle
25 months ago

Nothing but respect & admiration for you Ms. Opal

DW
$15
Douglas Walton
25 months ago

Gave $15.00 together my brothers and sisters we can make this happen!

$116
Anonymous
26 months ago
MT
$25
Max T
26 months ago

Thank you Ms. Opal for your wonderful spirit and fortitude! It's because of your tenacity and the tenacity of all those that have gone before you that has allowed Black people to enjoy the liberties that we do today. God Bless you!!!

$10
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26 months ago
Brendyne Lewis
27 months ago

God bless. Be safe. Drink plenty of alkaline water.

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