Do you remember back in March when we raised $13,000 in one day?! YOU were a part of that excitement. You also helped us to engage Class 9 - our first June Class. Thank you!
Now, it is time for a repeat performance! This Wednesday, June 13, GlobalGiving is offering Atlas Corps a 40% match on all donations (up to $1,000) while matching funds last. To thank you for your involvement and inspire your continued engagement, I present to you the:
Top 7 Reasons to Support Atlas Corps on June 13 - Our Class 9 Fellows!
These Fellow mark two Atlas Corps milestones: our first June Class of Fellows AND and our expansion from two to three Classes per year. In addition, we welcome two new Fellow countries (Iraq and Jamaica) and six new Host Organizations to our network. This extensive expansion happens because of YOU - the people who share this opportunity with individuals and organizations throughout the world. Since we started in 2006, your participation in our network has helped Atlas Corps engage 115 Fellows from 35 countries! Now, it is my honor to present....
Class 9 Fellows - June 2012
1) Ahmed Hassoon (Iraq, International Relief and Development)
2) Aldo Arce Gurrola (Mexico, National Audubon Society)
3) Karina Ito (Brazil, U.S. Fund for UNICEF) -
4) Luckmore Jalisi (Zimbabwe, Management Systems International)
5) Luis Abolafia Anguita (Spain, Gay and Lesbian Victory Institute) -
6) Ogechukwu Emmanuel Ejiogu (Nigeria, Service for Peace)
7) Orain Edwards (Jamaica, Out & Equal Workplace Advocates)
"I am delighted with my selection as an Atlas Corps Fellow. The Fellowship will enable me to deepen my nonprofit management skills and knowledge of best practices, as well as network with skilled nonprofit professionals from around the world. My ultimate goal is to contribute to the strengthening of the civil society sector in Nigeria and the socioeconomic and political development of Nigeria."
-Class 9 Fellow Ogechukwu (Nigeria)
Now, will you join me in supporting these inspiring individuals on June 13! It is your opportunity to invest 40% as you act local and impact global!
PS Help spread the word! Can you forward this email to 5 friends? And, can you post this note on your Facebook/Twitter on Wednesday: On 6.13.12, Give 40% more to @ Fellows during @ bonus day. Donate at http://bit.ly/atlascorpsbonusday