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Hi, my name is Deryn LeDuke. I cannot pay for the education I need to become a doctor. If you can, please help and pass this on. Thank you.
Deryn LeDuke
Arvada, Colorado
United States
5 Team Members

Who I Am

Plain and Simple, Bread and Butter

  • My name is Deryn LeDuke and I am a senior at a small, beautiful school nestled underneath the mountains of Colorado, in Golden.

  • I want to transfer myself into a small, beautiful university nestled in the mountains of British Columbia, in Squamish.

  • I am determined to enter the medical career as a surgeon. This fundraiser jumpstarts that.

  Long story short, I've wanted to be a doctor since I was six. When I think of helping people, I feel as if a weight has been taken from my chest, and the chance to implement my passion into a career has since driven me to medicine and consequently, to post-secondary education.

Penny For Your Thoughts?

Penny For Your Portrait?

  I need 40,000 dollars to attend my first year of university, thanks to financial aid, this has been cut in half, to 20,000. Unfortunately, I still am struggling to pay for that, as well. All of the money will absolutely attend tuition to Quest University due to the fact that, honestly, I really want to go to this school.

As a student, I don't have a lot to give you as an individual. But, I can say with confidence that I can write, speak, draw, read, and knit. Parts of these will all be present in the perks one can recieve if they donate.

If, by the unfortunate event that I cannot reach my goal occurs, all the money already raised will attend Quest University as a component of my tuition.

Little Kid

Big Impact

One might ask, at this point, why should I help?

  I want to change the world in my lifetime, and through university, I can begin. There is no doubt in my mind that I will make an effort to make a difference, stand up for social justice and empower human rights. I hope one, as a contributer, sees value in this, because this is what I am passionate about.

  I realize that I'm asking for a lot, and this may seem overwhelming. As a child, I never asked for help, sitting alone in class, and studying and figuring problems out on my own. However, as I have gotten older, challenges have grown larger, more menacing. Now, I'm asking for help from my community, from you.

Can't Donate Financially?

If you don't want to donate fiscally, I humbly ask that you share this project, in any way you can.

  • The perfect thing about the internet is, anyone can share this on facebook, tweet, blog, or comment about this video.
  • The more information out there about my dreams, the better.
  • Thank you.
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raised in 2 months
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$20,000 USD goal
Flexible Funding This campaign has ended and will receive all funds raised.
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This campaign ended on July 16, 2013
Select a Perk
  • $5USD

    A personal email thanking you for your contribution+eternal gratitude. An email address is required.

    0 claimed
  • $10USD

    A portrait sketch of any photo you would like in black and white, in addition to a thank you email and eternal gratitude.

    0 claimed
  • $15USD

    A request anything art sketch, in addition to previous perks.

    0 claimed
  • $20USD

    A poem concerning any topic you would like, written and performed by means of a video posted online. This also includes all other perks.

    0 claimed
  • $50USD

    A book of varying genre and length, as well as all previous perks present.

    1 out of 250 claimed
  • $100USD

    A beautiful tote bag, adorned with a design currently in progress, in addition to all previous perks

    1 claimed
  • $200USD

    A hand knit hat or scarf (will require measurements for headwear), as well as all perks previously mentioned

    0 claimed
  • $500USD

    A choice of one of three paintings of diverse renditions of the Creation of Adam, American Gothic, and the Mona Lisa. All previous perks included.

    0 out of 3 claimed
  • $1,000USD
    You Are A Beautiful Person

    Wow. Monthly emails stating what I am doing and what I have learned at university, as well as all other perks, (excluding $500- Knowledge due to limited numbers.)

    0 out of 10 claimed
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