Larry Petretti

Let's Send Kids Back to School
  • My Goal:
  • $50,000
  • Raised So Far:
  • $50,050
  • # of Donations:
  • 96
$50050 of $50000 goal
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Dear Friends and Family,

I am so happy to share with you my recent trip to Guatemala where I witnessed firsthand the wonderful work that PoP does. Seeing the kids’ smiles and the gratitude of the community was a truly rewarding experience. I can honestly say that when I think of my personal life’s highlights: becoming a father, becoming a grandfather, seeing my children graduate college and seeing them get married... this experience of witnessing firsthand the impact that our donations made ranks equally. The gratitude expressed by these people brought tears to my eyes.

For almost half the children in PoP communities, primary school is the end of the road because their families cannot afford the financial costs of secondary school. Together, we can change that. Pencils Of Promise provides scholarships so students can continue their education. Each $250 scholarship covers all of a student's needs for a full year: tuition, uniforms, a backpack, and supplies. This campaign will specifically go toward providing these scholarships. Please join me in continuing to impact the lives of these children.

If we hit our fundraising goal, 200 students will be able to go back to school with all the resources they need to be successful. Please consider changing the lives of these students!

Again, I thank you from the bottom of my heart and ask you to continue your support. No donation is too small.

 

Regards,

Check out my full album of photos from my trip to Guatemala with PoP: http://www.buildingschools.shutterfly.com

 

 

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Larry Petretti is fundraising for Back to School 2014 benefiting Pencils of Promise.

Dear Friends and Family,

I am so happy to share with you my recent trip to Guatemala where I witnessed firsthand the wonderful work that PoP does. Seeing the kids’ smiles and the gratitude of the community was a truly rewarding experience. I can honestly say that when I think of my personal life’s highlights: becoming a father, becoming a grandfather, seeing my children graduate college and seeing them get married... this experience of witnessing firsthand the impact that our donations made ranks equally. The gratitude expressed by these people brought tears to my eyes.

For almost half the children in PoP communities, primary school is the end of the road because their families cannot afford the financial costs of secondary school. Together, we can change that. Pencils Of Promise provides scholarships so students can continue their education. Each $250 scholarship covers all of a student's needs for a full year: tuition, uniforms, a backpack, and supplies. This campaign will specifically go toward providing these scholarships. Please join me in continuing to impact the lives of these children.

If we hit our fundraising goal, 200 students will be able to go back to school with all the resources they need to be successful. Please consider changing the lives of these students!

Again, I thank you from the bottom of my heart and ask you to continue your support. No donation is too small.

 

Regards,

Check out my full album of photos from my trip to Guatemala with PoP: http://www.buildingschools.shutterfly.com

 

 

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The Campaign:

Back to School 2014

Join Pencils of Promise (PoP) this summer and send 1,600 students back to school. In the countries P

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Pencils of Promise

Pencils of Promise believes every child should have access to quality education. We create schools, ...

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