Thursday, June 21, 2012

Thanks to YOU and YOUR unwavering support...

Twesigye Jackson Kaguri, Founder & Executive Director of The Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project, has been selected a CNN Hero!

Smiling StudentsThis is life-changing for the 584 students and 6,500 grandmothers and 34,525 grandchildren they are raising through your support.

Millions of viewers around the world will see this feature and learn about our  true heroes - our students and grannies!

What's next? 
A distinguished panel will select the final top 10 CNN Heroes for 2012 in early fall.  After that, viewers like you will vote for the number one 2012 CNN Hero of the year. 

What can you do now?
Watch the feature.  Organize a viewing party in your home or office.  Then take action by sharing the video with your friends, co-workers, fellow Rotarians and service club colleagues, religious community, Facebook friends, and other people and businesses in your life.

Commit to sending it right now with a message that says
  1. Take the time to watch this clip about my friend Twesigye Jackson Kaguri, a special CNN Hero.
  2. Get connected with him socially via Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
  3. Sign-up for The Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project newsletter 
Finally, we've enclosed a copy of our Annual Report. You are very busy changing the world, so it's only 4 pages this year. We've also updated the website with new stories and pictures, so head on over for more information about what you've accomplished this year! 

Thanks to you, the best is yet to come! 

Janis Simon & The Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project Board of Directors
PS - Thanks to your generosity and your commitment to change, you raised a combined total of $5,113 during GlobalGiving's BONUS Day on June 13th, 2012.  You are awesome!!