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Bloomfield Hills BowlOn for BuildOn Raises $1,5000 for Haiti Trip

Bloomfield Hills BowlOn for BuildOn Raises $1,5000 for Haiti TripNew Harvest Homes NHH

(Bloomfield Hills Schools Press Release, May 6, 2014)

After an entire year of hard work and dedication, the BuildOn club successfully coordinated the first annual essentialBowlOn for BuildOn fundraiser. BHHS buildOn was able to raise a grand total of $1,554!

According to club presidents Courtney Zhu and Narmeen Rehman, “the outcome of the fundraiser exceeded our expectations. The club is now looking forward to sending five members to build a school in Haiti in the summer of 2015.”

BHHS buildOn would also like to thank the Bloomfield community for the endless support. Together, we can strike down poverty and illiteracy in developing countries.

BuildOn breaks the cycle of poverty, illiteracy, and low expectations in developing seed014_melinda_hicks_familycountries through service and education. Each high school chapter harnesses the power of strong communities and applies it towards the building of a better world. BuildOn meets once every other week.

The Bloomfield Hills chapter gives members the opportunity to…

~engage in local service opportunities and obtain service hours

~initiate fundraisers in order to assist with school construction in Haiti, Malawi, Nepal, Nicaragua, and Senegal

~take part in the annual BowlOn for BuildOn fundraiser

~travel to developing nations, live with host families, and participate in construction of a buildOn school

For more information on BuildOn visit http://www.buildon.org/.

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