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Re: Your chance to change the life of a child for the better

Unread postby Roger the Dodger » Thu Jun 02, 2011 3:42 pm

Hi there

Great idea :clap: :clap: :clap:

I'm in for 5 kids for 1 year.


Let me know details of payment please.


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Re: Your chance to change the life of a child for the better

Unread postby JenB » Thu Jun 02, 2011 4:41 pm

Hi Roger the Dodger,

Many, many thanx! :clap:
You will find the banking details here. If you are an international member, you can donate via the Givengain link on that page.
Anything else I can help with, please PM me? :)
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Re: Your chance to change the life of a child for the better

Unread postby JenB » Mon Jun 06, 2011 5:49 am

Thank you to everyone for supporting this project! :clap: :clap:
A generous donation was also received from Jungle Junkie. :D
Many thanx! :dance:

421 kids sponsored so far.
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Re: Your chance to change the life of a child for the better

Unread postby Micetta » Mon Jun 06, 2011 9:31 am

For one day?

I am sure that we can do better than that.

How many kids are we talking about?

In my opinion one visit is not enough. Those children must return! One visit alone only leaves a small memory and much more is needed for awaken a real interest i the kids. Two visits will leave a bigger memory and the third time, they might convince the parents to take them to the park

Come on Fellow Forum Mites!! You do not have to give a big sum. Go one day less to a park next time and what you saved on that one day will bring a lot of children a day in the park :thumbs_up:

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Re: Your chance to change the life of a child for the better

Unread postby Sparks » Fri Jun 10, 2011 12:54 am

I am sure that most folks out there don't know about this initiative, 421 kids sponsored is great but it could be so much more. Tell your friends about this drive and get them to participate as well. As I have said before for the price of a coke and a pie you can change the life of a child for the better :pray:
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Re: Your chance to change the life of a child for the better

Unread postby missings.a.! » Fri Jun 10, 2011 1:13 am

When you ask for our name, do you mean forum name or real name?

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Re: Your chance to change the life of a child for the better

Unread postby JenB » Fri Jun 10, 2011 7:16 am

Hi missings.a.!,

Forum name will do, thanx. :)
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Re: Your chance to change the life of a child for the better

Unread postby JenB » Sat Jun 11, 2011 7:38 am

Great big round of applause for the guys from the 4x4 Community joining this project! :clap: :clap:

The following amounts were received:
4X4 LOEHIS R 500.00
4X4PETROLHEAD R 200.00
4X4 APOCALYPSE R 300.00
4X4VLAKVARKIE R 200.00
4x4 Papsak R 300.00
Total: R1500.00 (75 kids sponsored)

495 kids sponsored so far!

Thank you to everyone! :D
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Re: Your chance to change the life of a child for the better

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Sat Jun 11, 2011 7:45 am

It makes me very happy to think of the excitement and anticipation of these kids. Anyone who has worked with the problems some of these children face on a daily basis will understand the joy that this will bring. It will stand out in their little minds and it will give them positive associations with the Park.
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Re: Your chance to change the life of a child for the better

Unread postby Sameen Shah » Sat Jun 11, 2011 9:00 am

I Think is really a very good initiative to tell you youth about the nature and its laws
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Re: Your chance to change the life of a child for the better

Unread postby Micetta » Sat Jun 11, 2011 9:30 am

Have those "child trips" to the park already started? If not, when will they start?

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Re: Your chance to change the life of a child for the better

Unread postby JenB » Sat Jun 11, 2011 9:55 am

Micetta, we were fortunate to be there while one trip was underway. At the moment the courses are 3 days long. Marakele is aiming to broaden the experience to include more kids hence this project which will be only day trips.

So yes, in a way the project is already underway.
No, the day trips have not started yet, we need to see how many kids we can sponsor then the planning will begin. The park has everything in place already, all we still need is the money to make it happen. :D
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Re: Your chance to change the life of a child for the better

Unread postby Stark » Sat Jun 11, 2011 5:20 pm

Great idea! Will discuss with the Starklings and the Mrs.
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Re: Your chance to change the life of a child for the better

Unread postby JenB » Sat Jun 11, 2011 6:04 pm

Thank you Stark, the Mrs. and the starklings! :D
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Re: Your chance to change the life of a child for the better

Unread postby JenB » Sun Jun 12, 2011 10:02 am

More deposits from the 4x4 Community guys! :clap: :clap:

4X4, BULLYBOY - 200.00
4X4 TUNJA - 500.00

530 kids sponsored so far.

We are doing well but we still have a way to go to reach the 3000 kids target. :whistle:
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