Amplify 2018 is Less Than a Month Away!

Mark Your Calendar! March 1, 2018! 24 Hours of Giving!

We’re excited that Amplify 2018 is just around the corner. Amplify ATX is a 24 hour fundraising event that encourages the Austin, TX community to donate to their favorite nonprofits and other great organizations. With your help, we can make our total fundraising goal of $25,000 this year.

With the events of the past year, it is crucial now more than ever to support our immigrant community in ATX. We hope you will join us in our mission to shelter asylum seekers and immigrants from across the globe, helping them reach full self sufficiency within the Austin community.

How Your Donation Will Directly Impact our Residents

  • $18.49 pays for one night of shelter, food, personal hygiene supplies, case management, English classes, immigration legal services and all other services for a homeless immigrant
  • $25 pays the copay for medicine for a resident
  • $40 pays for a tank of gas to take residents to doctor and counseling appointments
  •  $65 buys a case of diaper and wipes
  •  $75 pays for over the counter medicines for pain relief and cold symptoms
  •  $120 pays for ten hours of benefits clinic staff time to help immigrants access medical care, food and other necessities
  • $200 buys a bus or plane ticket for a shelter resident to move another state to live with a supportive friend or relative
  •  $240 pays for a week of blood sugar and insulin monitoring to keep diabetic residents healthy
  • $300 pays for a set of supplements for residents to support their health
  • $591 pays the total monthly fee for a full-time AmeriCorps case manager
  • $750 buys a month of nutritious food at six shelter houses to supplement donations

Creating Your Individual Campaign

Interested in starting your OWN fundraiser to directly impact Casa Marianella during Amplify ATX? Simply visit our campaign page at  amplifyatx.ilivehereigivehere.org/casamarianella and click ‘Create Campaign Page’ on the right hand side. It’s that simple! All funds raised by you will filter into Casa’s main campaign.

We’ve created a step by step guide if you need any assistance:

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Scheduling a Donation Ahead of Time

If you’d like, you can schedule a donation today and you won’t need to worry about donating on the actual day of Amplify! Simply visit our page and click ‘Donate Now’ on the right hand side, and follow the instructions to schedule a donation. Thank you for your generosity!

 

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About the Author:

Sonia volunteers as an ESL teacher at Casa Marianella. By day she is a Digital Marketer, and by evening and weekends she is working on Casa's website and marketing presence to help spread Casa's amazing mission.

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