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The Mighty 40!

$5,905 of $8,500 goal

Raised by 45 people in 5 months
Created July 4, 2018
THE MIGHTY 12 is now…. THE MIGHTY 40!

In November 2015, 12 young girls, ranging in age from 11 to 13, arrived on the doorsteps of the Magnolia Rescue Center in southern Kenya.  The girls, affectionately known as the Mighty 12, had left their villages to escape Masai cultural practices that would prepare them to be sold as wives and servants to men many times their age.   Sadly, while illegal, this ritual continues in the region.  The result is that our Rescue Center is out of room.   

We need to do more.  And we are! 

The local community has acquired permission to build a new 40-person dormitory adjacent to our Rescue  Center.  My 501(c)(3) non-profit organization is raising the funds needed to construct the new building. We have already acquired many materials and construction has started.  Now we need to raise $8,500  for the acquisition of a water tank, PVC piping, baths, sinks, toilets, bunk beds, windows and doors. 

Here’s how you can help!

·       Share this post so others can get involved

·       DONATE HERE at GoFundMe

·       Visit Magnolia’s Fountains of Life website  and read more about our efforts

·       Join our Facebook Group  to keep up to date on progress

Our organization is an IRS approved 501(c)(3) organization – EIN#:27-0523500

All DONATIONS ARE TAX DEDUCTABLE

Rainbow of Magnolia Fountains of Life would like to thank all companies for matching their employees contributions.  We know it comes from the heart.  
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Hi Mighty 40 supporters!

We’ve been super busy at the rescue center as of late. A new girl showed up on our doorstep and we have been scurrying to find a home for her to stay in until we have our dormitory built out.

With the help of Zonar systems and their employees as well as Fred Meyer, we have raised an additional $1,900 which allowed us to start some of the new construction.

Plans now are for us to head to the rescue center in February to help with some of the construction and to visit with the girls as they take on a marathon. Dariusz will run as well but I’m afraid I’ll be in the 5k group. :-)

Stay tuned for a new update in November. Presently we are traveling to India and Nepal. First we will go to the Tibetan institute for children, then to meet the Dahli lama, before heading to Nepal for the delivery of supplies for children up in the mountains.

Please keep forwarding this page in. We still have $3009 to go! I know we can do it!

From the heart,
Eric and Dariusz
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Hello from the mighty 40!

A quick update to let you know that we have surpassed $5500 on our way to 8500!

We also had some great news! Zonar Systems based in Seattle included us in their annual golf outing and fund raiser. Over 100 golfers joined and raised more than $1,000 for the girls at our rescue center in Kenya. These contributions are not incorporated in the $5,500 shown here In GoFundMe.... so we are getting REALLY CLOSE to our 8,500 goal!

Stay tuned for another update soon! Best always! Dariusz and Eric :-)
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To our big hearted donors, here’s an update for you!

Progress is GREAT!

We currently are sitting at $4,895 of the $8,500 we are seeking to purchase our water tank and other consequential construction materials. In February, our team will be traveling to the construction site to help in construction and to assist our team leader in Kenya (Robert), with any administrative and project management support he may need.

We are excited to add that as a result of Dariusz’s love of running, the girls will be joining our team in the running of the Kilimanjaro Marathon. All the girls are planning on running in the event to raise awareness and funds for the dormitory construction project. Some will run 5km (I will join this group). Others have started to train to run 21km! Amazing these girls! I don’t know how they do it.

They are emotionally and physically strong and will be a real inspiration to the young girls who will join them at the Rescue Center once the dormitory is completed. Our present plan is to complete the dormitory construction in less than two years. Total costs are estimated at $50,000. I’ll provide an update regarding how we will raise the remaining funds outside of this gofundme effort in the next couple of weeks.

Love and thanks again to you,

Dariusz, Gzregorz, and Eric
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Hello to all of our wonderful donors! You are making it happen for the MIGHTY 40!

As of today we are at $4,770 of the $8500 that we are trying to raise in order to advance our dormitory construction efforts. I've been working hard to expand our resource pool to see if we can build more momentum for the girls.

I'm happy to announce that Zonar System's Inc has agreed to add us to one of just 2 funds that they will be raising funds for as part of their 10th annual Golf and Charities Event. The event is next week and targets the Northwest Harvest Fund and now, The MIGHTY 40!

Huge thanks to Zonar for their support. I hope we will see some contributions arise from this effort. As always, please share these posts with your family and friends. We are slowly building a community of donors that know they are supporting a good cause where 100% of funds donated go to our projects. All organization administrative and travel expenses are paid out of pocket by our members.

Love and happiness to you from Magnolia Fountains of Life.

Eric
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$5,905 of $8,500 goal

Raised by 45 people in 5 months
Created July 4, 2018
Funds raised will benefit:
rainbow of magnolia fountains of life
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Seattle, WA
EIN: 270523500
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