Goal to pay off my Student Loans

$5,137 of $29.2k goal

Raised by 7 people in 49 months
Chris Durham-Henderson   ATLANTA, GA

Hello! My name is Christopher Durham. I have a goal to pay off all my student loans by 2015. According to Sallie Mae the balance due is $30,699 in principal plus interest. The payoff will take until February of 2024 by paying off the loans over time. I graduated from college in 2001 but I have not been able to pay off the loans faster. I have had life changes along the way but have never defaulted on the loans. I have never regretted getting my degree. The loans are a burden on my finances. I am asking for you to help me to achieve my goal to pay them off.

        I graduated with a Bachelor of Information Technology. I feel great knowing I was able to put myself through college since I did not have parents who could help me. I plan to donate to others once I have the loans paid off in full. Paying off the student loans will free up over $300 a month for me. I know I could do a lot of good with this loan being paid off. Thanks for taking time to read this and I am very grateful for your support in any amount.


All the Best,


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Update 11
29 days ago
Balance is now $29.204 thus progress finally. I am now making larger payments to get to my goal. I have yet to realize the launch of my idea on helping via community services to help pay off student loans for people. It would be great to the Federal Government take on such an idea also to help many . I will see this vision realized.
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Update 10
25 months ago
Update 9
27 months ago
Plans now in the works for a yard sale to get the loans paid down !!! Should be a great time.
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Update 8
34 months ago
Thanks John for the donation. I am so sure we will all get out of student loan debt. We must educate the ones considering college to not take on student loan debt if at all possible just do not take on debt.
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$5,137 of $29.2k goal

Raised by 7 people in 49 months
Created June 20, 2012
Chris Durham-Henderson  
  Education   ATLANTA, GA
Mike Durham
27 months ago (Offline Donation)
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27 months ago (Offline Donation)

Thank you for the help! I was able to sale the table you donated for $20.

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John Gale
35 months ago

I suffer under the weight of the student loan monster also. I can't give much, but I'd just like to show my support for your campaign.

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Adwoa Coleman
36 months ago

i have massive student loan debt too. i feel your pain. been trying to figure my way out. that's how i found you. Goodluck!

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Jennifer Talman
37 months ago
46 months ago (Offline Donation)

Anonymous donation made on 09/27/2012 to help you reach your goal.

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