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Asili Museum Attempts to Raise $50K to Create a Community Space

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

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.

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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” 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

How to contribute

Donations begin at $5. Everyone can help them reach their goal with just a few clicks! The campaign began May 7th, 2014 at 9:00 AM directly from BBNomics A Crowdfunding Site ( and ends Monday, July 31st, 2014 at midnight. Go to, 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!

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