E-Newsletter June 2010
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E-Newsletter June 2010
At Grand Circle, we've always been serious about celebrating our successes—and when our success directly impacts the lives of others, it's really something to celebrate. This month, we exceeded our second fundraising goal for the Women's Sewing Village in Bearat, Egypt, by more than $4500—and we couldn't have done it without our generous travelers. Read on to find out what we've done, what's next, and where else we can make a difference.
Traveling for Change
Invest in a Village

Our Newest Village Project—100% Match

Agricultural Cooperative at Don Chum Village, Thailand

We're just $1080 away from reaching our first goal of $2000 to purchase chickens, a fish pond, and local crops—which will help bring sustainability and independence to Don Chum Village.
Now, your contribution helps more than ever, since we're matching donations through July 22, 2010.
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Celebrating Milestones

The Women's Sewing Workshop at Bearat, Egypt

Thanks to our travelers' generosity, we're blasting through our fundraising goals for our project in Bearat—and a special group of Grand Circle associates were able to witness our progress in person.
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Project Updates:

Recognizing Gutsy Leaders

Rung Chatchaloemwut
Regional General Manager of Southeast Asia, Grand Circle Corporation

A passionate advocate for the Foundation's work in Southeast Asia, Rung has transformed herself from a self-described "quiet woman" to a powerhouse of a leader.

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Rebecca Haag
President & CEO, AIDS Action Committee
From businesswoman to social activist, Rebecca proves that these two career tracks are far from mutually exclusive. In fact, they can inform one another with great success.

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Join Us

We want to hear from you! Become our fan on Facebook and share your experience with the Grand Circle Foundation. This month, we're asking:

Have you ever done fundraising for a project you believed in? Share your tips and tricks that helped motivate others.

We're looking forward to hearing from you!

We also want to see more of your experiences through your photographs of Grand Circle Foundation visits. Email us your .jpeg files, and you could be featured on our website or in our promotional materials. Send Your Photos! >>


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Foundation News

LAST CHANCE! Grand Circle Foundation Photo Contest


Winning entries will be featured in a Grand Circle or OAT 2011 wall calendar. Enter by June 30, 2010!
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Our Funds at Work

Haiti: Notes from the Field


How is our $545,603 donation to the American Red Cross impacting relief efforts in Haiti? We received a special update from a Red Cross Emergency Response Delegate. More >>

Boston Community Service

25th Annual AIDS Walk Boston


More than 50 Grand Circle associates walked for a cure—commemorating a 25-year partnership between Grand Circle Foundation and the AIDS Action Committee. More >>