Ryan has been playing Pokemon for the past 4 years and this year he won the title of SA National Champion in the Seniors Division. This win and title gets him an invitation to the World Championship in San Francisco on Aug 19.
This is a once in a life time opportunity for him.
We promised him a couple of years ago that if he ever won Nationals we would get him to Worlds and now we need to try and deliver this promise.
All other international players are given a free air ticket/travel award but as we live in SA we are exempt, so we need to make our own plan. As it's going to cost a few pennies, that we don't have lying around, we are asking friends and family to please consider supporting our son and help us to get him to Worlds to fulfill his dream.
Every little bit counts, whether big or small.
Ryan and his Mom (a Pokemon League Owner & TO) are travelling together and are looking at costs of -
R 30 000 - R 35 000 for flights
R 12 000 for hotel
R 5 200 - visa application fees
plus anything else we need to pay for to get there and daily expenses for transport ...
The reward is knowing that you helped a young man achieve a dream and that his self esteem and confidence has sky rocketed as a result of this huge life event.
His plan is to win Worlds ! Who knows as anything is possible with determination and support.
If you are not comfortable using the PayPal/Online card payment function you can make a deposit to -
JULIA PERRY, FNB, DURBANVILLE - Branch/Routing Code 250655, A/C 62408239285
Swift code - FIRNZAJJ
Use YOUR NAME as REFERENCE
Thank you from the bottom of our hearts, this was not an easy decision to make to ask everyone for help .....