Name: Richard Zamora
Location: Davis, CA
Role: Writer

Fundraising Goal: $750

How did you get interested in global issues?
On a family vacation to Mexico, I went to school with my cousin and noticed the poor quality of the school system in the village. As a future educator, I’d like to also help improve the quality of education not just in the US but also in other nations.

Why are you volunteering your time to serve the world’s poor?
I’ve always enjoyed volunteering and helping others and being able to make a difference on a global scale. It is an idea that I resonate with strongly.

Any interesting tidbits to share?
Hobbies: I love to run long distance, bake pastries, draw, read and play bass guitar.
Interests: I enjoy learning new languages even if it’s at a slow pass.
Random Facts: I am in the Army National Guard, I collect tsum tsums and I am double jointed.

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

  1. For any donations above $25, I will draw anything you want.
  2. For any donations above $50, I will bake anything you want.
  3. For any donations above $75, I will create a workout plan for you.

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