Joseph Bullock

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Joseph (pictured right in the Positive Tracks t-shirt)

WHO: Joseph Bullock, 13, from Massachusetts

WHAT: Joseph raised $3,389 for the Travis Roy Foundation (TRF).

HOW: Joseph helped to raise awareness and funds for the Travis Roy Foundation as part of his Bar Mitzvah social justice project. Joseph held a pond

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Roy Standing & Cape Henry Collegiate HS

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WHO: Roy Standing, 19, from Cape Collegiate High School in Virginia

WHAT: Raised $2,200 for Lacrosse the Nations.

HOW: Roy says, “At my high school we are encouraged to create a senior project in which we are given free time in order to pursue community service or other fields of interest.

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Matt Gorham

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WHO: Matt Gorham, 23, from Massachusetts

WHAT: Matt and his committee raised $550 for Playworks Massachusetts through a Rock, Paper Scissors FUNdraiser.

HOW: We brought together over 200 guests to support Playworks and the upcoming Girl’s Basketball League. Every person that came to the event was asked

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South Windsor Parks & Recreation

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WHO: Summer Camp Staff from South Windsor Parks & Recreation in South Windsor, CT.

WHAT: In their second annual Run4Camp, the summer camp staff ran 26.2 miles from the South Windsor Community Center to the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp in Ashford, CT. They raised $2517.19.

HOW: The staff

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Nadia Alaiyan

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WHO: Nadia Alaiyan, 20, from Claremont, CA.

WHAT: Nadia and her soccer team at Pomona-Pitzer organized a Greater Goals Campaign, an exciting fundraising idea where players participate by reaching out to family and friends who pledge voluntary amounts based on goals scored and shutouts achieved throughout the season. They raised $2,331

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Kate Dumanian

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WHO: Kate Dumanian, 20, from California.

WHAT: Kate hiked the Grand Teton in Wyoming in Big City Mountaineers’ Summit For Someone event. She says, “I raised funds and awareness through sending letters to potential donors and postings on social media. I wrote a long fundraising letter explaining

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Jesse Ross

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WHO: Jesse Ross, 20, from New Hampshire.

WHAT: Jesse hiked the entire Appalachian Trail to help the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth. He’s raised $8,500.

BEST PART ABOUT THE EXPERIENCE: The lasting perspective I now have on life! I met incredible people and saw some beautiful country. I also had

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Charlie Wittenberg

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WHO: Charlie Wittenberg, 13, from California.

WHAT: Charlie raised funds by holding a Dizzy Goals Challenge. He raised $1,755 for Grassroot Soccer.

HOW: Charlie encouraged donors to Shoot, Send, Spend, Share their Dizzy Goals to help raise dollars.

CHECK OUT CHARLIE’S VIDEO CALL TO ACTION:

BEST PART ABOUT THE EXPERIENCE:

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Maegan Richards

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WHO: Maegan Richards, 21, from California.

WHAT: Maegan traveled to Mozambique as part of LEGADO’s Lost Mountain Symposium. Every dollar raised is focused on building new approaches to African conservation, starting with the peak that launched it all—Mount Namuli. Maegan raised $8,000.

HOW: Maegan says, “First, I talked to friends and family

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