Name: Kelli Susemihl
Location: Le Mars, Iowa
Position: Editorial Intern

Fundraising Goal: $500

How did you get interested in global issues?
When I left the United States to visit Costa Rica when I was sixteen-years-old, I experienced for the first time how differently people live than me and how many blessings I have.

Why are you volunteering your time to serve the world’s poor?
I want everyone to someday have the opportunities that I have had! Combining editing with helping those who need it? Sounds like a dream come true.

Any interesting tidbits to share?
I love visiting new places (and making videos of my travels), doing puzzles (both jigsaw and Sudoku), hiking and camping, and spending time with my friends and family!

My compassion/humility list:
I will do the following for any friends or family who donates in my honor…

  1. $10 or more: Post an embarrassing throwback photo of myself (we all know there’s a LOT of those!).
  2. $25: Post a fun shout-out on Facebook to thank you (I couldn’t do anything without your support!).
  3. $50: I’ll come to your house and tell you a joke.
  4. $100: Write your name in Sharpie on my arm all day! (To remind me how awesome you are ☺).

 

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