Name: Sheldon Cooper
Location: Pasadena, California
Role: Journalist Intern/Astro Physicist

Fundraising Goal: $1,200

How did you get interested in global issues?
Star Wars and Stephen Hawking.

What do you do when you’re not fighting global poverty?
I play video games, read comics, produce a YouTube series about flags, and play with my friends.

What have you learned/found interesting about The Borgen Project?
I like metrix. The Borgen Project likes metrix.

Any interesting tidbits to share?
Soft Kitty Warm Kitty Little Ball of Fur.

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

  • $150: Make you dinner.
  • $250: Send you a video of me on my hands and knees saying I’m not worthy.
  • $500: Shave your name into my hair.


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“Having made tremendous strides on behalf of impoverished families throughout the world, I applaud The Borgen Project for its tireless commitment to ending global poverty. Through strategic advocacy and public education, you are helping to shape U.S. policy for the betterment of mankind. We are proud to be home to visionary groups like The Borgen Project. You represent the best of who we are as a state and as a people – insightful thinkers, proactive leaders and inspiring problem-solvers, who are committed to redefining what is possible and, ultimately, to changing the world.”

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