Give Life to LIFE Camp! No More Bullets In The Hood!

with LIFE Camp
Verified 501(c)(3) Non-Profit
This campaign will expire at
on .
To date
Tilted at [?] $50,000
Target at $100,000
Erica Ford started the campaign

Help us save lives of young adults in Queens. We’re building a movement to end gun violence, save lives and instill peace as a lifestyle. Join us! 

It starts with LIFE!

LIFE Camp develops teens and young adults into peer leaders and employment as we provide positive alternatives to vio…

read full description
The campaign has ended but the conversation hasn't! Post a comment below.

Congratulations to everyone!
The campaign was a success. A big thanks to all our contributors.
Erica FordThere are simply two words I would like to say to you: THANK YOU! In September, after the landlord to our community center turned off our electricity and our doors had to be closed, I thought LIFE Camp would be over forever. But, through the will of a group of incredible supporters, they would not us stay closed for too long. On Monday morning of this week, our doors were re-opened, our lights were turned back on, our heat (it's cold in NYC this week!) worked and most importantly, young people were given their jobs back! This could not of happened if it wasn't for YOU! You made this happen. Whether you gave $1 or $50,000, it did not matter to us, because we knew you gave whatever you could and for that we are eternally grateful!! Over 550 people gave to our campaign and through donations on Crowdtilt and a few checks we received in the mail, we raised $129,550 in 31 days!!!!!!!! I want to sincerely thank the folks at Crowdtilt as they have been supportive of this campaign every step of the way...above and beyond anything we ever expected. I encourage you all, if you ever want to do a crowd-sourcing campaign, use Crowdtilt. We have much work to do in the coming months. We are working with some great partners to create new strategies for fundraising, as we never want to be put in this situation again. We are devising new models of sustainability and other sources of income, so LIFE Camp can serve our community without any interruption. We hope that this experience inspired you as well, to help not just our program, but other anti-violence programs in your community and around the country. We all strive for a day where no mother or no father has to ever bury their child. We will not stop until that day comes true. Lastly, everyone at LIFE Camp would like to wish you and your family a beautiful Thanksgiving, a joyous holiday and a peaceful new year! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! Humbly, Erica Ford
a year ago
2 new contributions
We've reached the target!
What an inspiration – let's continue the climb.
Lora O'ConnorCongrats and keep up the AMAZING work!
a year ago
Erica Ford 30 minutes left!!! Can we reach $60,000.  We are soooo close.  Can you give a little more.  Get a friend to donate?  Let's break $60,000!!!
a year ago
a year ago