The 1,000 Dreams Fund Announces Year-End Fundraising Campaign on #GivingTuesday Leveraging Newly Appointed Board of Directors

Washington D.C., November 30, 2016 – The 1,000 Dreams Fund (1DF), a national scholarship fund for American girls in high school and college, announced today their “#Fund1000Dreams” end-of-year peer-to-peer crowdfunding campaign of the year. The mission of the campaign is to raise $30,000, and all funding raised will go to fund more 1,000 Dreams Fund scholarships in 2017. 1DF’s recently announced Board of Directors will take part in the fundraising effort.

Beginning today on #GivingTuesday, the #Fund1000Dreams campaign page is live on Crowdrise at http://www.crowdrise.com/help-us-fund-1000-dreams, and will remain open until the end of 2016.

“We’re thrilled to work with our Board of Directors to bring even more awareness and support to our mission of funding as many dreams as possible for real girls in need across the country,” says Christie Garton, founder of the 1,000 Dreams Fund. “We have high hopes that our #Fund1000Dreams campaign will be a huge successful and will enable us to do even more good next year!”

About the 1,000 Dreams Fund:
The 1,000 Dreams Fund (1DF) is a national scholarship fund for American girls in high school and college. The 1DF believes that big expenses should never stand in the way of big dreams. Since its launch in 2015, over $40,000 in funding has been granted to talented young women in need, helping them pay for the “extras” in school like study abroad, tech devices for the classroom and travel to conferences and seminars. 1DF has been featured in NBCNews.com, USA Today, MarketWatch, Forbes, Huffington Post, Chicago Tribune, Entrepreneur, TODAY, etc. To learn more about their work, visit https://staging8.1000dreamsfund.org/.

SOURCE 1,000 Dreams Fund