The $29,000 Birthday Swim

Sarah Peck

Sarah brought clean water to Endameskel School and 2 other projects.

The $29,000 Birthday Swim

Scott Harrison talked about the power of $5000 and how it can change an entire community of people's lives forever: one source to clean water can mean all the difference.

For my 29th birthday, I'm hoping for a huge goal: I'm hoping to inspire 1000 people to donate just $29 to the cause. $29 for my birthday is the same amount as a fancy bottle of wine, or a few drinks at a bar, or a meal out with friends. So here's what I'm asking: don't buy me a present, but donate a little bit to this big dream of mine instead.

Put another way, I'll need 290 people to donate $100.

I'm not sure if I can do it -- it's a crazy goal. So here's some extra incentive: if 100 people donate $29, I'll pitch in my own $1000 to the cause.

And if there are 1000 people who donate $29 (or we get to $29,000 some other way!!), I'm willing to do something crazy: I'll swim from Alcatraz to San Francisco wearing nothing but my birthday suit.

If you want to donate more than $29, dude, I'm game if you are!

That's right. Water, y'all.

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This campaign brought clean water to:
Endameskel School, Ethiopia

This campaign contributed to 2 other projects. See all of Sarah's projects here »

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