Name: Megan Altenburg
Location: Lansing, MI
Position: PR/Marketing Intern

Fundraising Goal: $500

How did you get interested in global issues?
By experiencing the struggles of peers in my community and realizing that people struggle around the world with similar issues. I learned ways to help, and I realized that I can make a difference.

Why are you volunteering your time to serve the world’s poor?
The world’s poor are people, and nobody deserves to suffer.

Any interesting tidbits to share?
I’m a college student who puts on concerts in my community. I am a dog parent and a bowler and spend my free time with friends and family.

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

  1. Any Amount Gets a Personalized Thank You Note (digital)
  2. $50: Cook Dinner
  3. $50+: Gets a Personalized Letter/Video or Thank You Card (Physical)


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