[15 Oct 2014 | 2 Comments | 89 views]
Complete: Tuition Project For Aura Hernandez (21) of Guatemala: $180 Raised! Thank You.

For the second year in a row, this project was completed before it even officially launched on the website!
Aura’s former sponsor, Kristen Palana donated the first $50. Then Aura’s House super-donor, Elvis Kibiti donated $65 which will then be matched by his employer, completing the project! THANK YOU!

Our goal was to raise $180.
$180 raised! -THANK YOU!
 
Aura is entering her 7th semester of University and needs $180 for enrollment fees and expenses.  We aim to raise a total of $180 to purchase the following items: an enrollment fee, supplies, copies and …

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[13 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 216 views]
Students from The American University of Rome Raise Funds for Anna Marie

Students of The American University of Rome (AUR) have come together this semester to create a volunteer club where engaged young people can help bring about positive change in their local and global communities. As their first project, The Volunteer Club, will work to raise funds for The Education Project for Anna Marie, so that this bright young woman from The Philippines will have a chance at staying in University and continuing her education. 
The Volunteer Club will host a bake sale on Tuesday, October 14 from 10am – 4pm in …

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[26 Sep 2014 | 3 Comments | 375 views]
Update on Mike’s Race to Help Students in the DR.

Mike’s heroic battle in the seven-day Grand to Grand Ultra Race, one of the most grueling distance races in the world, may have come to an end, but his goal to raise funds for 15 high-achieving students in The Dominican Republic for special ESL Training through Children International has not.

After months of preparation, Aura House partner, Mike Epler, bravely competed in the ‘Grand to Grand Ultra Race, to try and raise $3000 to provide 15 Dominican students with the opportunity to study English. In addition to competing, Mike compassionately has pledged to match each donation from his own funds until September 28th.

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[20 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 481 views]
Ready, Set, Go Mike Go! (For Education in The Dominican Republic.)

It’s time to go!

Mike Epler, Aura’s House Partner since 2005, has been training for the 273KM 7 day Grand to Grand Stage Race for the last couple of months with a strong determination and a great cause. Focused on giving the chance to 15 high-achieving Dominican students to study English, Mike made a decision to match each $1.00 donated with a $1.00 from his own funds until September 28th. (This is his second $500 match. Donations will be doubled until we reach $2350.)

Our overall goal is to raise $3,000 to enroll 15 Dominican students in an English as a Second Language Program through Children International.

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[17 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 295 views]
New AH Volunteers: Introducing Stefani and Martina

For the next few months, Aura’s House will have a few extra helping hands working behind the scenes. Please join us in welcoming Stefani and Martina.
 

Introducing Stefani:
Olá, my name is Stefani de Matos and I am a new volunteer here at Aura’s House. I am currently a junior at The American University of Rome (AUR), where I began my undergraduate degree in the spring of 2011. I am studying Business Administration and minoring in Film and Digital Media. I will graduate from AUR in December of 2014, yet I am …

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[3 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 782 views]
Raffle Winner Chosen! Emergency Education Project -Nigeria

 

We have a winner! Congratulations to Tiffany Yecke! First prize is a $50 Amazon gift card or donation to the charity or project of her choice.
We will be in contact via email to find out how to get Tiffany her prize.

Thanks to ALL who entered and made education a reality in the process for four students in Nigeria this Fall!
 
Click the Random Picker blue seal to see the official drawing results.

We have now successfully raised full tuition for four students in need from the StayInSchoolng Initiative – Nigeria -THANK YOU! All …

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[27 Aug 2014 | One Comment | 1,075 views]
Complete: Emergency Education Project -Nigeria: $624 Raised. THANK YOU!

This project is now complete.
Launched: July 31, 2014.
Completed: August 25, 2014.

In partnership with: StayInSchoolng Initiative – Nigeria
Our goal was to raise $624
$624 raised. THANK YOU!

Special thanks to: Jocelyn Burrows Vache for donating $20 from every sale for each beautiful Aura’s House necklace that she made herself. Visit her Cagibi Etsy Store. Special thanks also go to Aura’s House Partner, Anastasia Yecke and fiance Erik Gude, for donating $100 and helping us surpass the halfway point! Finally, special thanks to Aura’s House super-donor and all around project-finishing hero, Elvis Kibiti for making …