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                             ...
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...            fl...
19               so at age                           she did j                                    ust that     ound h   er...
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                                    ...
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 =                   ...
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                     ...
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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!!!

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  1. 1. y bu ddy matt iswhy mbuyin ga bus y! his birth da for
  2. 2. a true story by David crandall
  3. 3. Th is is my buddy Matt Madeiro
  4. 4. he told me about Maggie Doy ne
  5. 5. he told me about Maggie Doy ne(We’ll come back to Matt in a m oment)
  6. 6. magg ie doynewante d to seethe world...
  7. 7. 19so at age she did j ust that
  8. 8. 19 so at age she did j ust that ed a p lane...hopp
  9. 9. 19so at age she did j u st that ,000 m iles... flew 20
  10. 10. 19 so at age she did j ust that ound h erselfand f i n nepal
  11. 11. she met hundreds of chi ldren just tryi ng to survive
  12. 12. then...
  13. 13. she went home.
  14. 14. and for most travelers...
  15. 15. that event that memory that experience
  16. 16. that experience would be enough.
  17. 17. but maggie went back...
  18. 18. ake a difference!to m
  19. 19. she built a homefor 40 of those children
  20. 20. and two years later...
  21. 21. she opened mary school the Kopi la Valley Pri over Nepal for 300 studentsfrom all
  22. 22. This school is the one and onlyopportunity for an educationmost of these children have.
  23. 23. It’s a safe househarsh realities o from the f life in Nepal.
  24. 24. Then Matt told me Maggie and her students need help
  25. 25. Many of th ese studentswalk hours each wayjust to get to school...
  26. 26. lk is not a lways safe.and Wh ere they wa
  27. 27. “How far do they have to walk?” I asked.
  28. 28. Laxmi Karki’s daily round trip: 5 hoursNisha Bakabal’s daily round trip: 2 hours
  29. 29. I was speechless.
  30. 30. which brings us back to...
  31. 31. my buddy Matt Madeiro
  32. 32. he believes... we ca n chan ge this!
  33. 33. Matt wants to buy a bus!
  34. 34. Matt turns 25 on December 25
  35. 35. Matt turns 25 on December 25 Guess how much a n ew bus costs
  36. 36. = $25 Thousand
  37. 37. So instead of birthday gifts and christmas gifts for his 25th birthday...
  38. 38. Matt is asking 1 thousand people... 1 thousand People = $25 Thousand
  39. 39. Matt is asking 1 thousand people... to donate $25 1 thousand People x $25 = $25 Thousand
  40. 40. Matt is asking 1 thousand people... to donate $25 1 thousand People x $25 = to buy a bus!
  41. 41. Let’s h elp matt...
  42. 42. Buy Maggie’s bus...
  43. 43. and make a difference in their lives!
  44. 44. att’s bus! lp m e buymhe http://mattm here adeiro.com/t click wenty-five/
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