Makeeba has applied to attend Frost Valley YMCA Service Trips this summer and is raising funds for her program fees. Can you help?
Uncommon Charter High School
New York, NY
Successfully funded on April 6th, 2017!
Fully funded!
$2,205 raised
$0 to go
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Makeeba's Story

My passion is leadership.

I discovered my passion for leadership through my previous internship at Service Learning in New York City. Last summer, I worked to help juvenile delinquents in Manhattan. We helped these young teens to reflect on their past actions through daily discussions of important issues facing today's youth. It felt empowering to take a leadership role at the organization and know that I assisted in improving the mental state of so many kids my own age. I want to learn more about leadership and how I can continue to help my peers.

A Note from Ms. Canaan, Makeeba's Teacher

Makeeba's leadership and kindness towards her fellow students can be witnessed on a daily basis at UCHS. Makeeba doesn't shy away from challenges. Instead of taking less rigorous courses, she chose to pursue the more difficult ones. She will bring her strong work ethic and maturity to the Frost Valley YMCA Service Trips program. I'm sure she will come back to school with many rewarding experiences from this opportunity that will help her expand on her current leadership skills that she can use in our school and beyond.

Campaign Activity
Success! Ms. Canaan helped Makeeba raise $2,205
April 6
Frost Valley YMCA
Frost Valley YMCA donated $861
April 6
Christine Kemp donated $25
April 4

A gift in honor of Christina Singh, so happy she's bringing as much joy to her NYC friends as she's brought to her friends in her other home city (Buffalo). Makeeba, I don't know you, but I'm cheering you on from the sidelines!

An Anonymous Donor matched this donation with $25

Christina Singh donated $40
April 4

Makeeba, you're going to have the best time at camp, and I'm so excited to see you learn more and more! You are an exemplary young woman.

An Anonymous Donor matched this donation with $40

STEPHEN Cheikes donated $100
April 3

An Anonymous Donor matched this donation with $100

Pauline Miller-John donated $25
April 1

Hey Makeeba,

You are doing great things, and when great things are done, they need to be rewarded. All the best and keep up the good work.

An Anonymous Donor matched this donation with $25

Michael Greenidge donated $200
March 31

All the best, your dad ❤

An Anonymous Donor matched this donation with $200

Mickey G donated $50
March 31

An Anonymous Donor matched this donation with $50

Rebecca Gindi donated $25
March 30
Jamie Clemenson donated $50
March 30
Jesslyn Kahler donated $25
March 29
Darian Lopez donated $10
March 28
Rosalyn Rivera donated $25
March 25

Keep up the great work my beautiful little sister! Love you! Roz

Monica Dennis donated $100
March 25

So proud of you!

Carline Emile donated $25
March 25

Good luck on your venture.

Anonymous donated $20
March 24
Jenny Silver donated $10
March 24

Good luck!

Ami Alexander donated $25
March 24
Cheryl Raman donated $25
March 24

Good luck and we are happy you and Jaya met. She is an inspiration to many and I'm sure you will be too!

Anonymous donated $25
March 23

Makeeba, we need more people like you in this world! This sounds like a fantastic program and way to spend the summer being of service to others. Enjoy!

Student Contribution donated $99
March 13
Ms. Canaan started this campaign
March 13
Makeeba was accepted into Wishbone!
February 1