Articles Archive for April 2015
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Dear Aura’s House friends,
I can’t believe that this day has finally come. Once our current three projects to help bright young minds in the Philippines, Tanzania, and India have funded, I will be archiving the site and saying farewell.
Back in 2004 when Aura’s House first launched, I wanted to tap into the power of the internet to see if I could raise $4500 for my sponsored child, Aura Yesenia (9) in Guatemala for a safe, sturdy brick home.
At that time, crowdfunding websites and tools didn’t yet exist so I clumsily …
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All donations to any and all active projects on our site between April 10 and June 30th (our website’s 11th birthday!) of $10 or more will get an entry into our raffle. (Example: $10= one entry, $20=two entries, etc…)
First prize is a $100 Amazon gift card or donation to the charity or project of your choice.
Please tell everyone you know and share.
Info For Other Educators Who Might Want to Do the Same.
By Kristen Palana
-Aura’s House Founder and Associate Professor of Digital Media at The American University of Rome
This April and May I’ll be leading 10 amazing American University of Rome students in my COM408 Media, Art, and Social Activism class to do a class crowdfunding project as part of our course work this semester. My AUR students have been using an online course I created in January, How to Successfully Raise Money Online For You and Your Cause as part …
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This project is now complete.
Launched: April 22, 2015.
Completed: May 12, 2015.
Our goal was to raise $1,500.
$1,681 Raised. THANK YOU!
*Please note that all donations of at least $10 to this project between April 10 and May 12, 2015 got an entry in our Birthday Raffle.
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Aura’s House is proud to be hosting another tuition project for Yacn Biggo who plans to use his …