Why My Buddy is Buying a Bus
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

Why My Buddy is Buying a Bus

on

  • 29,627 views

My buddy Matt Madeiro is foregoing birthday and Christmas gifts to buy a bus. I tell why in this SlideShare! If you can't click the link from inside the presentation, use this one: ...

My buddy Matt Madeiro is foregoing birthday and Christmas gifts to buy a bus. I tell why in this SlideShare! If you can't click the link from inside the presentation, use this one: http://bit.ly/25BuysABus NOTE: Matt informed me that for the week Dec 3-7, all donations up to $5000 will be matched...so your $25 will actually be $50!!!

Statistics

Views

Total Views
29,627
Views on SlideShare
21,648
Embed Views
7,979

Actions

Likes
28
Downloads
73
Comments
18

35 Embeds 7,979

http://blinknow.org 5052
http://www.heroicdestiny.com 1287
http://maggiedoyne.squarespace.com 600
http://fr.slideshare.net 308
http://demo2.shopbar.hk 166
http://es.slideshare.net 158
http://de.slideshare.net 99
http://www.kaizenways.com 89
https://twitter.com 62
http://kred.com 29
http://breaktimeforall.com 18
http://translate.googleusercontent.com 17
http://university.professionalcontentcreation.com 16
http://pinterest.com 12
http://www.blinknow.org 11
https://si0.twimg.com 7
http://demobilizations.rssing.com 6
http://www.twylah.com 6
http://www.pinterest.com 6
http://twitter.com 4
http://nuevospowerpoints.blogspot.com.es 4
http://nuevospowerpoints.blogspot.mx 3
http://www.greenough.biz 3
https://twimg0-a.akamaihd.net 2
http://feedly.com 2
http://www.SlideShare.net 2
http://nuevospowerpoints.blogspot.com.ar 2
https://www.linkedin.com 1
http://feeds.feedburner.com 1
http://www.linkedin.com 1
http://www.smallstepsbigchanges.com 1
http://127.0.0.1 1
http://feeds.feedblitz.com 1
http://webcache.googleusercontent.com 1
http://blinknow.bluestatedigital.com 1
More...

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Adobe PDF

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel

110 of 18 Post a comment

  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
  • Very good, Thanks for sharing.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
  • This is sooooo cool!!!!!
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
  • I just gave $500 through my Fidelity Charitable Trust to BlinkNow designated for the maintenance and upkeep of the bus, so it won't show in your total (sorry!) but it will be there. We don't want Laxmi waling 5 hours a day or any of the other children.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
  • @jboutelle Awesome!!!
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
  • Great use of storytelling for a worthy cause, and a great example for nonprofit efforts everywhere. I donated!
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…

110 of 18

Post Comment
Edit your comment

    Why My Buddy is Buying a Bus Why My Buddy is Buying a Bus Presentation Transcript

    • y bu ddy matt iswhy mbuyin ga bus y! his birth da for
    • a true story by David crandall
    • Th is is my buddy Matt Madeiro
    • he told me about Maggie Doy ne
    • he told me about Maggie Doy ne(We’ll come back to Matt in a m oment)
    • magg ie doynewante d to seethe world...
    • 19so at age she did j ust that
    • 19 so at age she did j ust that ed a p lane...hopp
    • 19so at age she did j u st that ,000 m iles... flew 20
    • 19 so at age she did j ust that ound h erselfand f i n nepal
    • she met hundreds of chi ldren just tryi ng to survive
    • then...
    • she went home.
    • and for most travelers...
    • that event that memory that experience
    • that experience would be enough.
    • but maggie went back...
    • ake a difference!to m
    • she built a homefor 40 of those children
    • and two years later...
    • she opened mary school the Kopi la Valley Pri over Nepal for 300 studentsfrom all
    • This school is the one and onlyopportunity for an educationmost of these children have.
    • It’s a safe househarsh realities o from the f life in Nepal.
    • Then Matt told me Maggie and her students need help
    • Many of th ese studentswalk hours each wayjust to get to school...
    • lk is not a lways safe.and Wh ere they wa
    • “How far do they have to walk?” I asked.
    • Laxmi Karki’s daily round trip: 5 hoursNisha Bakabal’s daily round trip: 2 hours
    • I was speechless.
    • which brings us back to...
    • my buddy Matt Madeiro
    • he believes... we ca n chan ge this!
    • Matt wants to buy a bus!
    • Matt turns 25 on December 25
    • Matt turns 25 on December 25 Guess how much a n ew bus costs
    • = $25 Thousand
    • So instead of birthday gifts and christmas gifts for his 25th birthday...
    • Matt is asking 1 thousand people... 1 thousand People = $25 Thousand
    • Matt is asking 1 thousand people... to donate $25 1 thousand People x $25 = $25 Thousand
    • Matt is asking 1 thousand people... to donate $25 1 thousand People x $25 = to buy a bus!
    • Let’s h elp matt...
    • Buy Maggie’s bus...
    • and make a difference in their lives!
    • att’s bus! lp m e buymhe http://mattm here adeiro.com/t click wenty-five/