Melissa's checks collected - $450 - Jul 31, 2017
Dear Aaron's Presents Supporters!
For the 3 1/2 years that we have been mentoring our 755 amazing youth participants through their 298 projects serving others in our communities, the #1 need of many of them has been transportation. This summer we have also engaged over 100 of our 9th grade+ Alumni in various service and personal development activities! At least half of our kids would not have been able to participate if we hadn't been able to provide rides. As a result, we have been borrowing our kind friends' SUV's and minivans, or renting, when working with larger groups.
We feel that the time has come to purchase our own Aaron's Presents minivan, and we have received $10K in extremely generous grants from UNICO of Merrimack Valley and the Lodge of St. Andrew specifically for this purpose (THANK YOU!!)!
To cover the remaining costs of the van and insurance, Andover resident and avid Aaron's Presents Supporter, Melissa Marrama of Borislow Insurance, has generously offered to match up to $5K in additional donations!
We're so excited to be getting so close to fulfilling this big need in our organization. Thank you for contributing whatever you can!
Leah Okimoto, Founder & Executive Director
and all of our staff Mentors at Aaron's Presents!