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Thursday, May 8, 2014

Asili Museum Attempts to Raise $50K to Create a Community Space For Education, Cultural Celebration, and Personal & Economic Development

Asili Founder Sherah Khamisi-Jawara

Sherah Khamisi-Jawara (centered), founder of Asili Museum

Cincinnati, OH — For the last several years, the Asili Museum & Institute administrative staff has been pouring their hearts into a project dear to them. The Asili Museum & Institute is a non-profit community space for education, cultural celebration, personal and economic development The institution encourages personal development, education, mentorship, cultivation, inspiration, and the turning of dreams into reality.

Asili also explores and promotes safety and health, and has the goal of remaining functional and become prosperous. Organizers say the facility needs everyone’s support because their work enriches lives.

Asili also promote activities that support children and adults such as: Tutoring Services; Home-school & After-School Care; Chess; Active Games; Gardening; Various Board Games; Fun Fridays; African Dance & Drum; Become a Scientist; STEM; Young Entrepreneur Program; Hip Hop Dance and much more… take a look at their video which explains their services.

Positive actions

Asili Museum is launching their first fundraising campaign, and they are very excited about reaching this goal of $55,000. They say that exceeding this goal would be a plus! The funds raised will cover utility repairs to the museum, facility upgrades, and operating expenses.

Can you donate?

They need supplies and materials as listed on the “Donation Supply List” at www.bbnomics.com/?media_dl=1945. Also, those who know friends, family or businesses who can contribute are encouraged to reach out to them. All donations are tax deductible.

Can you volunteer?

Can you paint, help lay carpet, tile, or clean rooms? Do you know groups interested in community service opportunities? If so, please visit http://bit.ly/1jm6HGU

How to contribute

Donations begin at $5. Everyone can help them reach their goal with just a few clicks! The campaign begins May 7th, 2014 at 9:00 AM directly from BBNomics A Crowdfunding Site (http://bit.ly/1j7jk6l) and ends Monday, July 31st, 2014 at midnight. Go to BBNOMICS.com, highlight one of the pledge amounts on the right, i.e.:  $5, $20, $50, $100, $500 or $1,000 then click “I WANT TO CONTRIBUTE” to contribute! Your donation will be processed through PayPal, is tax-deductible and you will be rewarded – Everyone WINS!

BBNOMICS is a Crowdfunding site that has raised $32,404 for projects, businesses and organization in our communities so far. This crowdfunding site has at its core a goal of empowering predominantly black neighborhoods across the globe by circulating community dollars in a way that will foster the spirit and activity of business cooperation.

What will Asili do in return for your contribution and/or pledge?

Ranging from a “thank you” email & certificate, name on Asili’s African Wall of Fame, annual family membership, museum tour, tee shirt, Jupiter Strong Money Muncher Book, $25.00 /$50.00 gift certificate from Black Business on/or offline as well as Unique Gift Shop, and finally an entry in their Africa for Africans Trip/Tour for 2 to Ghana! Asili is so grateful for your support and want to show their gratitude.

Will you help Asili spread the word?

Share messages about their campaign via email, social media and word of mouth. Also share what this organization is proposing to do in communities nationwide. Please help support the Asili Museum, a cultural and educational institute by contributing supplies, money or time. Join the challenge. There is something special about reaching out and helping our communities meet their full potential, Asili Capital Campaign.

Positive Thoughts

Progression is exciting, unity is encouraging and generosity makes the world go round. Positive thoughts, words and actions equal success. Sherah Khamisi-Jawara, Chief Executive Curator of Asili Museum comments, “If we all do a little no one has to do a lot.” She also thanks everyone in advance for their support!

PRESS CONTACT:
Sherah Khamisi-Jawara, Chief Executive Curator
Asili Museum
2621 Victory Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45206
Phone: 513-873-1803
Email: culture@asilimi.com or asilimi411@gmail.com
Website: www.asilimi.com

 

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