WOMEN'S MARCH ON MAUI

$8,492 of $8,000 goal

Raised by 158 people in 20 months
Our Women's March on Maui, unexpectedly but happily, is EXPLODING! We urgently need your financial support prior to the Presidential Inauguration so all Maui participants can have a meaningful, safe, and comfortable event.

Originally planning for "about thirty" we now anticipate 1,000 participants! The surge in interest changes the degree of planning and execution necessary.

We, five women, are unable to field the rapidly rising costs on our own.

Your donations are urgently needed to cover:
Police and security
Sound equipment rental
Liability insurance
Advertising and Publicity
Seed money for T-shirt and Wristlet fundraisers
Travel subsidies for our Molokai and Lanai sisters
Postage
Entertainment
First aid supplies
Water

Since many of us cannot join the Women's March on Washington, a handful of women, led by Robin Pilus and Sara Patton, envisioned creating a small Maui event. We thought a concurrent march would help concerned citizens of Maui to go forward with new hope and determination. 

Aloha! I am Dr. Virginia "Virgie" Cantorna, a woman of color, born to immigrant Filipino parents, with a daughter, and with LGBT friends and family. I am a psychologist who noted a significant rise in the number of patients with depression and anxiety about their own and the nation's future after the election. I, like many others, were feeling degrees of shock, dismay, hurt, fright, anger, and anxiety.

I believe that our activity is assuming a sacred life of its own because so many people want and need to unite for healing, solidarity, and empowerment. We hope people will take the flame and continue afterwards to be proactive in protecting our constitutional rights. Women's Rights Are Human Rights 

I humbly invite you to participate in our Go Fund Me Project.

Because of our utter dismay at the classification of certain televised inappropriate sexual threats as "just locker room banter" the Safe Keiki Project has been designated the beneficiary to receive net proceeds after expenses. This will assist the foundation with their important work in fighting bullying, sexual harassment, sexual abuse and assault.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROSITY!

Women's March on Maui
Saturday, January 21, 2017 (Day after the Presidential Inauguration)
7:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Starts and ends at University of Hawaii Maui Campus
Grassy knoll 
Kaahumanu Ave.

The walk is easy, leisurely, and wheelchair friendly. 
Though named the Women's Walk, it is OPEN TO EVERYONE. 
There will be a Sit and Sing-Along during the march for people who prefer a different, meaningful activity.

For more information: mauiwomensmarch.com
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Aloha dear supporters!

The Women's March on Maui sincerely and deeply appreciate you for generosity. In only one week, you helped us reach our goal
of $8,00 and plus the amount needed to pay for the Go Fund Me fee. We are so grateful.

Yesterday we joined with millions of women and supporters all over the world in solidarity to protect women's rights, civil rights,
immigrant rights, LGBT rights, to end violence, and promote environmental justice.

Your investment is making a difference. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts.

Peace,
Dr. Virgie Cantorna
Women's March on Maui Organizer
A sea of marchers.
The Maui News estimates 5,000!
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Aloha!
On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day I reflect upon this man's legacy. Let our peaceful Women's March on Maui send a powerful message of hope, solidarity, healing, and fierce determination to protect our constitutional rights.

I'm pleased to announce that we have passed the 50% mark in our Go Fund Me campaign. Please help us keep up the momentum by sharing our Go Fund Me page, giving your friends the opportunity to make a difference through their donations.

Our program of performers has been announced. They include advocates for peace: Marty Dread, Omar, Sal Godinez, Louise Lambert, Gary Leavitt, Dr. Ayin Adams, Katy Vincent, Leighanna Locke and Reiko Fukino.

Thank you very much for your generosity.

Peace,
Dr. Virgie Cantorna
Women's March on Maui Organizer
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Dearest friends, we're so excited that 36 people donated
$2300 in only four days We need $5700 more ASAP to cover Women's March on Maui expenses. We never expected that
our event would draw so many marchers! Please help us create a safe, comfortable and meaningful experience for all participants.

Do you think you could help me find 300 supporters who can donate $20 or more in the next three days? I humbly invite you to share our
Go Fund Me campaign with your friends. Every donation helps and is most welcome.

Thank you for making a difference in our community.
Much aloha, Virgie Cantorna, March Organizer
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I am so touched by the universe who sends generous and encouraging supporters our way. In less than 24 hours you have helped us raise over $1000 towards our goal. Our Women's March on Maui is mushrooming! - A miracle, breathtakingly awesome to experience. I humbly invite you to share our Go Fund Me campaign with your friends. Every donation helps and is most welcome. THANK YOU!!!
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Raised by 158 people in 20 months
Created January 9, 2017
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JB
$25
James Buckner
20 months ago

Amazing event yesterday! My wife marched in D.C. and I took our daughters to the March on Maui. It was a truly special morning filled with aloha and hope. Thank you for organizing it.

KH
$20
Kanoe Hardin
20 months ago

Thank you for planning this event!

$100
Anonymous
20 months ago
JT
$100
Jo Tait
20 months ago

Thank You!! See you tomorrow.. Grateful to all of you for providing this opportunity for all of us..

RM
$100
Rosa McAllister
20 months ago

Mahalo!

$50
MB Bouton
20 months ago

Go Maui!

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