Thank you for taking the time to read over this, your support means so much to me! Here is some information about my trip.
This summer I will be going to live in Spain for just over a month, working as an AuPair. An AuPair is someone who is invited to stay with a host family from another country, in hopes of everyone getting to experience a new culture. My host family will provide for me a room to stay in, meals throughout the week, and a warm family atmosphere. In exchange, I will be working with the kids to help improve their English levels as we spend our days riding bikes, playing games, and just having fun! Becoming an AuPair in Spain is not only a great opportunity to learn about the Spanish culture first hand (which I have been dreaming about for years), but also a chance for me to help kids from a different country gain valuable skills toward their futures.
To become an AuPair, I need to first buy a plane ticket in order to get to Spain. Between going to college full time, getting ready for graduation this May, and preparing for graduate school in the fall, it has been almost impossible to raise the $1400 I need to buy a plane ticket. This is where I need your help!! I am asking for donations from my friends and family to help turn this crazy dream I have into reality. Any size danation will help...it could be $100 or $1, it will all help.
There are many possible reasons to donate, I'll give you a few:
1.) I am about to graduate college with my bachelor's degree- wouldn't a donation make a wonderful graduation gift!?
2.) I just got accepted into the Occupational Therapy program at Cleveland State. A trip to Spain would be an awesome way to gain valuable life experience before heading to grad school!
3.) Helping others makes you feel good! We all get those warm-fuzzies when we help out another human being. I just want you to feel that JOY!!!
4.) Get rid of that spare money you have weighing down your purse or wallet. Won't it feel great to do a little spring cleaning on your bank account??
5.) You love me!? I literally have the BEST support system in the world. My family, friends, and neighbors have been the fuel that got me through the challenges of life. I am so blessed to be where I am, I am so thankful for the education I have received, and I could not have gotten here if it were not for YOU. Seriously!!
All joking aside, I want to thank you for your support. Whether it be a financial gift, or simple words of encouragement, I want you to know that I genuinely appreciate YOU.