This past weekend, as Project Inspire leadership and supporters came together in Washington, D.C. to celebrate 15 years of us doing great service to youth and communities around the country, we also celebrated us reaching and surpassing our $2,000 fundraising goal for this year’s campaign! Thank you for sending positive thoughts our way or contributing financially to our campaign!!!
Below, we’d like to send a very special thank you to a few people and organizations who made our event and campaign extra great!
Eliamani Ismail, our featured 2019 Scholarship Campaign Brunch poet:
Eliamani Ismail is a 21-year-old poet hailing from Washington, D.C. Starting her slam poetry career in 2015, Eliamani has gone on to win the Anacostia Museum youth slam, become a member of the 2016 DC Youth Slam Team, compete at the 2016 Brave New Voices International competition, and collect much more accolades.
Courtney Hinton, our featured vocalist at our 2019 Scholarship Campaign Brunch:
Courtney is an emerging singer, songwriter, and voice over talent in the Washington, DC area.
Butterfly Works: Our Corporate Sponsor for our 2019 Scholarship Campaign:
Butterfly Works made a $500 donation to our campaign, an integral part of how we surpassed our fundraising goal! This organization provides academic subject tutoring, summer bridge enrichment classes, GED/SAT/ACT test preparation, and financial literacy workshops! The CEO is one of our beloved previous board members, Ms. Shuyinthia Farley-Hembry! FInd out more at butterflyworksdc.org.
A special shout out also to our Board Members and their fundraising efforts, every single funder that contributed to our campaign, all of our event volunteers, and to the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop that hosted us this past Saturday! What an amazing event it was!