Weʼre raising £9,500 to Help fund a years worth of volunteer work abroad in Frontline Church Oklahoma City
- Liverpool, UK
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I am an 18 year old who loves God and his church and am really excited about taking a year out before studying at the University of Leicester, to travel to America and take part in a internship programme in Frontline Church in Oklahoma City.
I am really looking forward to being able support a local church, grow in my faith, develop my leadership abilities, be mentored in my faith and experience American culture first-hand.
However, as I am only 18, the only visa I qualify for is a multiple entry volunteer visa. This means I cannot be paid the traditional way frontline internships are paid, through support-raise, as it is too much like a paid job. It also means that I will have to fly to and from the country a couple of times, as I cannot be in the country for more than six months at one time. Moreover, as the visa is a volunteer visa, I will unfortunately not be able to work a par time job to compensate for flight and living costs.
Any money raised will go towards funding flights, living expenses and medical bills.
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Bethany Grace Casey
Hi, my name is Bethany, I am 18 years old, the eldest of six girls, (Yes Six girls!!) I have always been active in my church and I am really excited to take on my next step, being active in an awesome church in Oklahoma!