Crowdfunding is a new type of fundraising where you can raise funds for your own personal cause, even if you're not a registered charity.
The page owner is responsible for the distribution of funds raised.
I am volunteering with VSO overseas as part of the ICS (International Citezenship Service) this summer. VSO only ask that I fundraise £800 before I travel to make it possible for other young people to make a difference in a less developed country.
I have struggled to be the person I am today and even being accepted on this course has made me realise how far I've come, I desperately want to help; the funding will not only mean I get to go out there but give other people like me the chance to better themselves by volunteering and help the less fortunate people around them.
Thank you for reading.
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