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[29 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
One Last Call to Action: Aura’s House Will Be Closing After Current Projects Fund

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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[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, …

News, Newsletters »

[4 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
Who We Helped in 2014 Thanks to Our Donors

Happy New Year Everyone!
Aura’s House Partner, Anastasia Yecke recently compiled all our accomplishments from the past year and put together a lovely end of year summary and newsletter. Have a look, and see what our donors made possible for others around the world this past year.
We are excited about the many more children, families, and communities we will be able to help in 2015.  And again, we sincerely thank our donors for making it all possible.
We wish you a new year filled with the warmth of home, the love of …

News, Past Projects »

[31 Dec 2014 | 3 Comments | ]
Complete: Emergency Tuition Project for Yasini “Yacn” Biggo (25) of Tanzania: $1,200.26 Raised! -THANK YOU!

This project is now complete.
Launched: October 20, 2014.
Completed: December 12, 2014.
Everyone donating at least $10 to this project was automatically entered into our 2014 Holiday Raffle.
See a list of all the rewards donors to this project received.
See the transfer and enrollment receipts.0
Our goal was originally to raise $1,999. (But our emergency scaled-down goal was to raise $1,000, so Yacn can be allowed to sit for his exams in February and his tuition will be covered. Our deadline was December 12, 2014.)

$1,200.26 raised! -THANK YOU!

This project is now complete, however please …