The Fundraising Page of Alejandra Sanchez-Castro

Alejandra Sanchez-Castro

A Message From Alejandra Sanchez-Castro

Hi there!

My name is Alejandra Sanchez-Castro (or Cheeto Woodsey during Unicamp). Originally a Bay Area native, I came down to LA to attend the University of California, Los Angeles. Currently, I am a first year studying Political Science and minoring in Labor and Workplace Studies with the aspiration of one day becoming an immigration attorney.

This year, I have proudly partnered with UCLA UniCamp -- UCLA's official student philanthropy -- to volunteer this summer as a camp counselor for The Village Session. The Village Session (TVS), is one of eight UniCamp initiatives -- each having its own week of camp dedicated in a unique area of social justice. My session's name comes from the Afrikan proverb: "It takes a village to raise a child." TVS strives to teach the underserved Black youth of Los Angeles of their African-American heritage, history, and culture. We give them the opportunity to celebrate and embrace their identities in a safe, encouraging space.

Because it is expensive to send a child up to Camp River Glen for a week, UniCamp counselors (like myself) fundraise in order to subsidize or completely cover the cost of camp for families that want to participate but find it difficult to pay. Before UniCamp sessions start in the summer, I will have to have raised my goal of $450. For this reason, I am asking for your generous donations (of any quantity) to help me reach my goal and provide a unique and empowering experience for the Black youth of Los Angeles.

I am grateful for every donation I receive, and I will be sure to update Y'all on my experience as a UniCamp counselor this summer!

Thank you once again!

17th Annual UCLA UniCamp Camp-A-Thon!

About This Campaign

In the midst of our UCLA UniCamp Student Volunteer's nearly 100 hours of training, they somehow manage to find time to fundraise at least $450 each with fellow UCLA UniCamp Student Volunteers. Please join us in sponsoring these students. All proceeds from this event go towards sending under-served youth to camp this summer. The student’s goal this year is to raise $150,000. This will help UCLA UniCamp give over 1,000 campers a summer camping experience. Join us in this great cause. UCLA UniCamp is a tradition at UCLA that is entering its 83rd summer of camp. Every year there are hundreds of underserved children that may not be dreaming of a bright future. Help us provide these kids with the tools to change their stars and give them the chance to dream big and succeed. Thank you in advance for your interest and your generosity!
  1. Mario "Mars" Gutierrez
    Mario "Mars" Gutierrez gave a $115.01 donation to support Alejandra Sanchez-Castro to support The Village Session
    4 months ago · Like
  2. Mario "Mars" Gutierrez
    Mario "Mars" Gutierrez gave a $130.65 donation to support Alejandra Sanchez-Castro to support The Village Session
    5 months ago · Like
  3. Mario "Mars" Gutierrez
    Mario "Mars" Gutierrez gave a $42.01 donation to support Alejandra Sanchez-Castro to support The Village Session
    5 months ago · Like
  4. Mario "Mars" Gutierrez
    Mario "Mars" Gutierrez gave a $21.16 donation to support Alejandra Sanchez-Castro to support The Village Session
    6 months ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  5. Karina Chin
    Karina Chin gave a $21.16 donation to support Alejandra Sanchez-Castro to support The Village Session
    6 months ago · Like
  6. yin lu
    yin lu gave a $120 donation to support Alejandra Sanchez-Castro to support The Village Session
    Dedication In Memory of: Carrie Phillips
    Go Alejandra!! So proud of you.
    7 months ago · Like · 1 person likes this.