Published on Oct 2, 2012
To Enter, visit http://www.omaze.com/LadyGaga
Across the country funding for arts education is being cut. So the Young Storytellers Foundation, a charity dedicated to providing arts mentorship to public schools that had to cut their programs, is finding a creative solution.
For a limited time they are matching donations with the chance to meet Lady Gaga backstage at the Born This Way Ball via a $10 raffle.
If you'd like to help, you can:
1) SUPPORT by making a $10 donation (and entering the Lady Gaga contest!) at http://www.omaze.com/LadyGaga
2) SHARE this video through Facebook and Twitter. http://youtu.be/rfnKtf4g2kg
Deadline to enter: October 12, 2012
Omaze raises money and awareness for charity by offering the opportunity to win once-in-a-lifetime experiences that cannot be bought: everything from playing tennis with Andre Agassi to hanging out in the writer's room of Modern Family to spending a day with a Nobel Prize winning neuroscientist at MIT.
Instead of limiting these experience offerings to small groups of wealthy donors, Omaze democratizes the opportunity to win by offering everyone on the internet a chance to participate by donating just $10. By leveraging the social web to promote the experiences to a wider audience, Omaze helps its charity partners raise significantly more funds, increase awareness for their mission, and attract a whole new base of donors.
Young Storytellers Foundation believes arts education is a right, not a privilege. They go into Los Angeles public schools that lack the resources for an arts curriculum and provide writing mentorship for the students. Professional writers teach nine-week courses where the students write their own orignal plays which are then performed by professional actors in front of a live audience of friends and family.
Omaze + YSF:
In celebration of going back to school, YSF has launched a new campaign to provide 1000 new students with scholarships to their program. And in the spirit of creativity YSF aims to instill in our students, this campaign has a twist.
As a thank you for your support, over the next couple weeks YSF is partnering with Omaze to match donations with the chance to win once-in-a-lifetime experiences that can't be bought.
THE LADY GAGA EXPERIENCE...
What You'll Do: You and a guest will get whisked away to Costa Rica to meet Lady Gaga backstage, before watching her perform in the concert of a lifetime. Please take this moment to remember to breathe.
What You'll Learn: The soul-shaking enlightenment that comes from meeting a once-in-a-generation global icon and champion of social justice whose transcendant artistry inspires millions. That and where plantains comes from.
What else: Concert will take place in San Jose, Costa Rica on November 3. You will fly out on November 2. Your airfare and two nights hotel are covered and if you want to extend your trip, you can. If you are not currently in possession of a passport and live in the US, once can be secured in 48 hours here: http://travel.state.gov/passport/hurr... #pawsup
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