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SHARE in Africa at Ridge High School Back to School Night
Let's hear it for the SHARE at Ridge chapter for raising nearly $500 at recent Back To School Night events by selling SHARE t-shirts, jewelry and more. Since the club's creation in 2012, members have raised over $1,200 to support girls' education in Africa. Way to go, guys!
Tiffany Chen, Diane Ashton, Robert Ju at YMCA Volunteer Awards Night

SHARE is proud to name Tiffany Chen and Robert Ju as its volunteers of the year for 2013! The co-founders and presidents of the SHARE at Ridge High School club have taken tremendous steps towards promoting awareness about female education and empowerment in Tanzania. We are so glad to have them on our team! 

SHARE club at DeSales U

The SHARE club at DeSales University raised over $200 to support SHARE Scholars through two Mass collections!

2013

Many thanks to anchor Della Crews and News 12 New Jersey for featuring SHARE, and raising awareness for girls' education in Africa!

Tiffany Chen, Sophie Kieftenbeld, Robert Ju at Teen Volunteer Fair for girls' education

Shout out to the SHARE Club at Ridge High School for representing SHARE at the Teen Volunteer Fair in 2013!

Shannon McNamara at United Nations for girls' education and SHARE in Africa

Special thanks to Yasu Tanai and his son Yoo Shin, for aiding Team SHARE at the International Youth Leadership Assembly at the United Nations in August 2013.

Thanks to the Watchung-Warren Rotary Club in New Jersey for supporting SHARE for the last two years!

Cheers to Kanya Shah and C.R.A.F.T. for their continued support! C.R.A.F.T. (Change Reaches All Friends Today) is a group of New Jersey high school students who create and sell handmade goods and donate the proceeds to charity. These teens' efforts over the years have yielded $725 to support SHARE programs in Africa!

YMCA Teens Write to African Girls

A big shout out to the YMCA camp teens who wrote the most thoughtful and inspiring letters to the SHARE girls at Hekima School! Thank you for your words of encouragement!

Thanks to Ridge High School student Prateek Gupta for organizing a successful cell phone collection to benefit SHARE!

Our SHARE girls in Tanzania are getting a notebook computer courtesy of an anonymous donor! How cool is that? Thanks to the mystery donor, and to We Are Family Foundation for helping make it all possible!

Thanks to Girl Effect for featuring our video, Sharing Hope, in their video contest. SHARING Hope won third place in the Nike Girl Effect Video Challenge! It was created by SHARE Media Consultant Brendan McNamara

A big shout out to the Women's Leadership Club of the High School for Health Professions and Human Services in New York City! The club educates the public about social issues concerning women. Thanks for your surprise donation!

Charter Day Volunteers

Charter Day 2013 was a big success! SHARE set up a booth to spread awareness about its mission, reaching out to hundreds of New Jersey residents who visited the event. Thanks to all our awesome volunteers who made it possible. 

A big shout out to the SHARE Club at Ridge High School! Here they are at their booth at the Ridge Activity Fair in May 2013. They got the chance to engage a lot of the rising freshmen in conversation about SHARE and our goal to empower African girls. They also recruited many new members for the next school year. Great job guys!

Special thanks to our super high school interns, Meg and Gaby, for your help at the 2012 Teen Volunteer Fair in Basking Ridge. You guys are great ambassadors for SHARE!

Many thanks to SHARE's first college intern, Sarah Crawford, a student at the University of Richmond in Virginia. Sarah did an amazing job working for SHARE in summer 2012. She also started a SHARE chapter at her school in fall 2012. Way to go, Sarah! 

Thanks to PNC Bank for donating 1,400 lollipops, which were given to African students during SHARE's field trip to Tanzania in summer 2012. The kids loved them!

The SHARE Club at Rice University was part of Habitat for Humanity's SHACK A THON event in spring 2012. The SHARE at Rice members created a shack out of materials provided for us from Habitat for Humanity, and then slept overnight in the shack. Fun time and a great way to raise awareness!

"Cara Wettasinghe" "SHARE in Africa" artwork fundraising donations

We are so proud of seven year-old Cara Wettasinghe. She achieved her goal of raising $250 to send a SHARE girl to school in Africa! She did it by selling her wonderful artwork. We think you're a superstar, Cara -- way to go!