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[10 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
A Crowdfunding Class Project! Lessons for Offline and Online Students

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
 
Hi there.
 

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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[6 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]
Learn How to Generate Support & Raise Money For Your Cause

Can one ordinary person make a difference in the world and create a massive wave of positive change? Kristen Palana’s newest online course, How I Raised $100K For Charity With No Fundraising Experience answers with a resounding YES and is now live at Udemy.com.
This course was created to empower ordinary people to plan, create, and manage their first successful online fundraising campaign even for those who have no previous fundraising experience and no idea where to start. 10% of proceeds raised will benefit active projects at Palana’s online grassroots …

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[31 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
Congratulations to our Holiday Raffle Winners!

Updates, Feb. 6, 2015:
Claudia Tait, our first prize winner has generously donated her $100 prize to benefit Yasini Biggo and pay for some of his University expenses.
She writes,
“I thought Yasini might need clothes, supplies, anything really… (I made it through college on scholarships and had no money to speak of. It was a difficult time, never knowing if I’d be able to finish at all… I thought maybe Yasini could use a treat.)“
Suzzanne and Jeff Cutler, second prize winners have generously donated their $50 prize to Parveen’s Emergency Income Generation Project. Artist, …

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[15 Dec 2014 | One Comment | ]
Homebaked Raffle Winner Chosen! Emergency Education Project for Yasini Biggo -Tanzania

We have a winner! Congratulations to Kathy Bemis! First prize is a 10 euros gift certificate to Homebaked Grandma’s Kitchen in Rome, Italy.

This particular raffle was only open to donors to the Emergency Education Project for Yasini Biggo who also physically are living in Rome, Italy. See the rewards for ALL donors to this project here. Thanks to ALL who entered and made education a reality in the process for Yasini Biggo!
 
Click the Random Picker blue seal to see the official drawing results.

 

Our goal was originally to raise $1,999. (But …

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[22 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
2014 Holiday Raffle: Thanks to All Who Entered. Winners Have Been Chosen.

This raffle is now closed. Thank you to all who entered. We picked our winners on Jan. 31, 2015.
Find out who won

Dear Aura’s House Friends and Family,
Do you sometimes wish that the Holiday present you are giving would REALLY have an impact and not only make the recipient happy but also change their life forever? By entering our annual holiday raffle, you not only have a big chance at receiving an amazing prize, but just by entering you are helping a deserving young person receive an education that will enable …