Second Wind Cottages for the homeless

We need your help to finish our first 6 tiny cottages, transitional homes (+ healthy relationships) for formerly homeless men in one rural upstate NY community.
Community
$14,297USD
raised of $35,000 goal
41%
0 time left
This campaign started on Oct 25 and closed on December 01, 2013 (11:59pm PT).
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This campaign ended on December 1, 2013
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  • $10USD
    Friend of the Homeless

    You'll co-own a piece of this vision and help build a model of how one community can work together to end homelessness. Be sure to also like our Facebook page (see blue links to the left), where we will give credit to our donors. We'll also send you an image you can use as a profile picture on Facebook & Twitter.

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  • $25USD
    Friend of Second Chances

    You'll co-own a larger block of this vision and speed construction of this community-based approach to helping men rebuild their future. Be sure to also like our Facebook page, where we will give credit to our donors. Give us your address and we'll mail you our Second Wind wristband plus a signed thank-you note from Carmen Guidi.

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  • $50USD
    Friend of Second Wind Cottages

    You'll co-own a significant portion of this vision and help us begin to work 1-on-1 with men who were recently homeless and want to rebuild their future. Be sure to also like our FB page, where your name will be posted as a Friend of Second Wind Cottages. Give us your address and we'll mail you our Second Wind wristband, a signed thank-you note from Carmen, and a laminated photo collage showing our construction stages.

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  • $100USD
    Second Wind Sponsor

    You will have made a valuable investment in bringing this vision to reality and helping us help six men who were recently homeless to rebuild their future. Your name will be listed as a Sponsor of Second Wind Cottages on our website. Give us your address and we'll mail you our Second Wind wristband, a signed thank-you note from Carmen, a laminated photo collage showing our construction stages, and an embroidered Second Wind Cottages cap.

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  • $250USD
    Wintertime Companions

    At this level you have significantly partnered with us in this vision. To recognize that, local artists have offered to have us send you reprints of their original work in addition to listing your name as a Sponsor on our website. Give us your address and we'll mail you a signed thank-you note from Carmen, our laminated photo collage, and a gicleé print of Laura Petrisin's "Moon Flight" watercolor tastefully matted for display and bearing the artist's signature.

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

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  • $250USD
    Wintertime Companions (Gift)

    You can significantly partner with us through a gift to Second Wind Cottages in a friend's name. Give us your friend's name and we'll list them on our website. We'll mail them a gift package before Christmas, including a letter signed by Carmen announcing the gift you've given. Their package will include our laminated photo collage, and a gicleé print of Laura Petrisin's "Moon Flight" watercolor tastefully matted for display and bearing the artist's signature.

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

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  • $500USD
    Waves of Compassion

    At this level you have generously partnered with us in this vision. Local artist Janelle Tompkins has donated reprints of her original oil painting "Island Beach State Park" to offer as a thank-you. In addition to listing your name as a Sponsor on our website, give us your address and we'll mail you a signed thank-you note from Carmen, our laminated photo collage, and the "Island Beach State Park" painting printed on canvas, stretched on a frame for display and bearing the artist's signature.

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

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  • $500USD
    Waves of Compassion (Gift)

    You can generously partner with us through a gift to Second Wind Cottages in a friend's name. Give us your friend's name and we'll list them on our website. We'll mail them a gift package before Christmas, including a letter signed by Carmen announcing the gift you've given. Their package will include our laminated photo collage, and Janelle Tompkins' painting "Island Beach State Park" printed on canvas, stretched on a frame for display and bearing the artist's signature.

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

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  • $1,000USD
    Wind Beneath Our Wings (Gift)

    You can very generously partner with us through a gift to Second Wind Cottages in a friend's name. Give us your friend's name and we'll list them on our website. We'll mail them a gift package before Christmas, including a letter signed by Carmen announcing the gift you've given. Their package will include our laminated photo collage, and Benlin Alexander's painting "Waiting For the Wind" printed on canvas, stretched on a frame for display and bearing the artist's signature.

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

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  • $1,000USD
    Wind Beneath Our Wings

    At this level you've very generously partnered with us. To recognize that, local artist Benlin Alexander has donated reprints of his original digital painting "Waiting For the Wind" to offer as a thank-you. In addition to listing your name as a Sponsor on our website, give us your address and we'll mail you a signed thank-you note from Carmen, our laminated photo collage, and "Waiting For the Wind" printed on canvas, stretched on a frame for display and bearing the artist's signature.

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

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  • $2,500USD
    Faithful Champion

    At this level you've substantially invested in a man's future, and all those who depend on him. To recognize that, we want you to help us name a cottage. Propose the name of a person who's a hero to you or a positive role model, and why one cottage should be named after him/her. We'll also mail you Carmen's invitation to a private dinner (in Ithaca), our laminated photo collage, and "Waiting For the Wind" printed on canvas, stretched on a frame for display and bearing the artist's signature.

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

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