Today is my birthday and I was wondering if you would do me a BIG favor...
Actually the favor is more for some other people than it is for myself. Metro Merge recently launched a crowdfunding campaign to help fund a project that will give youth the opportunity to get hands-on entrepreneurship and media skills training. You can learn more about this project by clicking down below and the ways that you can contribute. We REALLY need your help to make this a reality. Thanks in advance for your consideration and donations. After all, it is my birthday :-)
Metro Merge Launches Crowdfunding Campaign to Help Fund Venture that will Teach Youth the Business of Media
Crowdfunding Campaign Overview
Historic South Atlanta was once a thriving community of educational professionals that now suffers from a poverty level of 43%. It is our belief that a vibrant business community is essential to a healthy neighborhood. Metro Merge will utilize this youth media project to accomplish its mission to fight poverty by strengthening local businesses, specifically among youth.
We're super excited about this opportunity to launch a community-focused media production company where we will equip youth with entrepreneurial skills in media content creation and distribution for social impact. This initiative is part of our overall commitment to fight poverty by growing small businesses and creating jobs. Specifically teens will have the opportunity to:
What We Need & What You Get
We need $20,000 to launch this media production company. Here's what your donations will pay for:
***Check out these great perks you get when you give...
Studies show approximately 70% of students want to start their own business, but less than 30% receive the training they need to launch a successful business. Entrepreneurial training among youth has also been proven to increase interpersonal skills, academic achievement, and social responsibility, and decrease risky behavior.
We realize youth are drawn to particular industries, such as media, technology, sports, and music. This initiative will allow them not just to be consumers, but to be creators of content, jobs, and opportunities for themselves and others.
Other Ways You Can Help
Some people just can’t contribute, but that doesn’t mean you can’t help. Here's a couple other things you can do:
And that’s all there is to it.
***Simply click here to donate: http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/559110/wdgi/488965
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