Your continued passion and service made 2018 our best year yet! As we move into 2019, your generosity will make the following possible: a graduation celebration for current eligible students in late March or early April new vocational training students for the 2019/2020 one-year term small social enterprises for sustainable day-to-day operations All the Uniting Distant Stars[…]
Your continued generous support gave Uniting Distant Stars their best year ever! As a result of your efforts, you accomplished the following: Raised $25,426! This is a record for our small organization. Compared to last year, you raised 28% more. Increased our Monthly Donors from three to seven. Also, please consider our Star Champion Monthly[…]
Uniting Distant Stars Youth, Staff, Instructors, Board Members, Global Volunteers, and Co-Founders hope you have a joyous Christmas and Holiday with your family! You are the Shining Star on top of our Christmas Tree. Blessings to all of you!
As you know, one of our greatest challenges is reliable electricity. In late November, the transformer blew-out near our center. Additionally, the company said it would not be fixed until February. Previously, the transformer failed numerous times in the last three years. However, it never took this long to be repaired. Due to this issue, we purchased a[…]
We are excited to announce a collaboration with the Sierra Leone Foundation of New Democracy (SLFND) starting January 7, 2019. UDS Co-Founder, Heather Cannon, and SLFND Founder, Hindolo Pokawa, have known each other since 2011. Furthermore, we started our organizations about the same time and wanted to find a way to collaborate. Initially, we talked about holding the training in[…]
On Saturday, December 8, Uniting Distant Stars held their annual board meeting to elect officers and start planning for 2019. First, we like to announce the re-appointment of our officers (Philip Kaleewoun II, Adam Pederson, and Diane Anastos) for another year. Congrats to our 2019 Board Officers! Fundraising Team Second, we like to share that three of our[…]
We greatly appreciate your support on Giving Tuesday! As a result, you raised $420 on Facebook. Despite our best efforts, we did not benefit from the matching funds from PayPal. In fact, the number of donations within seconds of event start time exhausted the funds. To sum it up, every dollar of your donation goes[…]