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Ciao! My name is Betty Mattei and I am a new volunteer here at Aura’s House. I’m currently a junior at The American University of Rome majoring in Film and Digital Media.
I am an Italian-American originally from Philadelphia who traveled to Rome looking for a little bit of adventure, but I’ve found so much more! I am a lifelong lover of good books, good food, and good laughs—three things I wish to bring to people all around the world.
For a long time I have been eager to become a volunteer, …
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This project is now complete.
Launched: January 18, 2012.
Completed: January 22, 2013.
*Everyone who donated at least $10 to this project between Nov. 20, 2012 and January 7, 2013 was automatically entered in our Holiday Raffle.
The office of Children International at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock required help to purchase consumable dental supplies for preventative appointments to benefit 400 needy children in its 2013 fiscal year. We aimed to raise $6,000 for prophylaxis angles, prophylaxis brushes, prophylaxis paste, distilled water or tablets, x-ray film, flouride/flouride varnish, toothbrushes, floss, toothpaste, bags …
This raffle is now closed. Thanks to all who participated! Find out who won here!
This Holiday Season, we are raffling off a $100 Amazon Gift Card OR a $100 donation to the Charity, FirstGiving Project of your choice or a Special Gift for your sponsor child to one lucky Aura’s House donor. We are also now offering a $50 second prize (Amazon Gift Card or Donation) and an amazing third prize which is a hand-crafted sterling silver Aura’s House necklace made by artist, Jocelyn Burrows Vache. The raffle prizes are …
A few days ago, Baby Nico plunged a chubby arm into the raffle bowl and pulled out the name of our 8th Birthday Raffle winner, Lori Hartwick!
Lori had a choice of receiving a $100 Amazon Gift Card or a $100 Donation to the Charity or Cause of her choice. This is what Lori decided, in her own words:
Wow Kristen! You give your little Nico a big hug for me. What a wonderful way to start the morning. I am so happy with Children International and Lift One. I enjoy helping …
The USA Education Project – Mentor Resource Library was Aura’s House’s very first project to benefit children in the USA. We raised $507 to help create a Mentor Resource Library for UALR Children International in Little Rock, Arkansas. The Mentor Resource Library is in full swing and is sure to help develop strong relationships between the mentors and the students!