Name: Austin Cardano
Location: Winter Garden or Gainesville, FL
Role: Public Relations Intern

Fundraising Goal: $500

How did you get interested in global issues?
Had an unfulfilled desire to make a major change in people’s lives, and bringing someone out of extreme poverty by some means or another seemed like a good and pleasurable outlet.

Why are you volunteering your time to serve the world’s poor?
I have the opportunity to produce a major impact in people’s lives’. Additionally, it helps societies abroad as a productive and contributory society is one that can help bring global change.

Any interesting tidbits to share?
My hobbies include soccer, video games, and working out.

Random Fact: I’ve cracked my head open three times and had two concussions. I am quite hardheaded.

My Compassion/Humility List
I will do the following for any friends and family who donate in my honor.

  • $75: Will bake cookies (Chocolate chip or peanut butter cookie) for you
  • $150: Cook you dinner, subject to possible, reasonable request
  • $350: Will dance in the location of your choosing for forty-five minutes


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