Name: Richard Idema
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Role: Political Affairs Intern

Fundraising Goal: $800

How did you get interested in global issues?
After traveling abroad, I realized I could do more to help people in need.

Why are you volunteering your time to serve the world’s poor?
I hope to further my career in politics.

Any interesting tidbits to share?
I currently play semi-pro paintball.

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