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[2 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Students from The American University of Rome Successfully Raised $415 for Anna Marie’s Education

UPDATE: November 2, 2014.
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, worked 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 hosted a bake sale on Tuesday, October 14 from 10am – 4pm …

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[26 Sep 2014 | 3 Comments | ]
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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[17 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
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 | ]
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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[22 Jul 2014 | One Comment | ]
Birthday Raffle Winners Decide to Pay It Forward

It just goes to show that members of the Aura’s House community are some of the most generous people around.
Last week we held a drawing for our 10th Birthday Raffle. This week we have heard back from the winners and both of them have decided to pay their gifts forward!
Second prize winner, Luke Wood from New York, USA has decided to donate his $50 USD raffle prize to Anna Marie’s Education Project here at Aura’s House to ensure that she can continue her university education and help lift herself and …