Lauren's RAKlife Trip Helping the Less Fortunate

Family and Friends,

Please support my cause of going to Africa to support my favorite volunteer non-profit organization, RAKlife. This year I am going to Paje, Africa. The people of Paje, Zanzibar live on average income of $2 a day. RAKlife has partnered with an amazing organization there called LifeSteppers which is led by a French man who has given his life to help this community with a variety different of initiatives. During our time with the locals we will be teaching the children English, feeding the elderly, making various repairs to homes of the poorest of the poor, and performing any other RAK that we come across during our time!

As many of you may know, last year I joined RAKlife in Vietnam for my first voluntourism trip! RAKlife was founded by one of my dearest Navy friends Matt Foster and his best friend Amber Miller. We built a bathroom and water basin for a family with a father who had no use of his legs, his wife, his mom and his daughter. This was an extremely rewarding experience and few moments will compare in my life to the time that this family thanked us for their help! They were completely grateful and how happy these people with so little "tangible items" makes me want to help them even more!

I am looking forward to getting that same feeling when we travel to Africa. Like Vietnam, 100% of the donations will go to helping people with RAKlife. I am completing paying out of pocket for my flight, lodging and food. You donations will go to food, toys, clothing, etc for the people of Africa. Few organizations run where 100% of your donations are given back to the community and this makes RAKlife my favorite for that!

Thank you in advance for your contributions to a great cause!

With much love and happiness,


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RAKlife is a 501c3 nonprofit organization, so ALL donations are tax deductible and 100% of ALL donations that I receive will go directly toward my volunteer experience (they don't pay for overhead or salaries because they do this out of love!)