Journey For Change Sponsors
The following companies and foundations sponsored Journey for Change: Empowering Youth Through Global Service by providing funding, pro bono services, and necessary goods.
Without their immense contribution, the Journey for Change team could not have coordinated such a rich and diverse program for our Bushwick, Brooklyn participants.
The Angelrock Project encourages all visitors to exercise their consumer power by visiting all of our partners websites and support these companies who so generously championed our mission to enrich the lives of inner-city youth.
Please click here to view our Journey for Change Graduation Champion Event Sponsors.
Provided pro bono transportation to Washington, D.C. for the Global Ambassador Advocacy and Cultural Trip to the Nation's Capitol and discounted and pro bono transportation to New Orleans, LA for the Global Ambassadors service mission to rebuild houses with St. Bernard Project.
Alphagraphics New York
Provided Pro Bono Printing Services
Provided Reduced Rate Security Detail
Provided the Participants with (PRODUCT) RED Converse Shoes
Provided 30 (PRODUCT) RED Dell Laptops for Participants to Blog in South Africa, to use as Journey for Change Global Ambassadors, and to Help Bridge the Digital Divide in the Inner-City
Provided 2 (PRODUCT) RED Dell Desktops and 2 (PRODUCT) RED Dell Laptops for Orphaned and Vulnerable Children (OVC) in Diepsloot and Soweto, South Africa to Stay Connected to the Participants and to Help Bridge the Digital Divide in South African Shanty Towns
The Ford Foundation
Provided Funding for Travel Costs
Provided 1500 (PRODUCT RED) Hallmark Greeting Cards for the Brooklyn and OVC Participants
Provided Reduced Rate Housing and Meals for the Participants and Management Staff
It's Easy Passport Visa & DMV Services
Provided Pro Bono Expedited Passport Services for all Participants
LJR & Associates, Inc.
Provided Pro Bono Round-Trip Meet and Greet Airport Concierge Services
Provided Pro Bono Graphic Design Work
The Palazzo Montecasino Hotel
Provided Pro Bono and Reduced Rate Rooms for Management Staff
Quo Vadis Communications
Provided Pro Bono Media Coordination for the Welcoming Press Conference
The (RED) Campaign
Coordinated the Donation of (PRODUCT) RED Items from Partners, including Dell, Converse and Hallmark
The Funds Raised from the Sale of (PRODUCT) RED Items are Donated to the Global Fund to Help Eliminate AIDS in Africa
Provided Pro Bono Journey for Change Apparel for Participants and Management Staff
South African Airways
Provided Discounted Airfare and Group Reservation Services
South African Tourism
Coordinated all Cultural and Recreational Activities in South Africa and Hosted a Bon Voyage Reception for Participants in New York
Provided Gift Cards for Participants to Purchase Necessary Travel Items and Supplies
The U.S. Diplomatic Mission to South Africa and The U.S Consulate South Africa
Ambassador Eric M. Bost and U.S. Consul General Steve Coffman Hosted a Reception for the Participants at the Consul General's Home in Johannesburg, South Africa
Provided Pro Bono and Discounted Photography Services in South Africa
Journey For Change Media Sponsors
CNN is filming a documentary on Journey for Change: Empowering Youth Through Global Service hosted by award-winning CNN anchor and special correspondent Soledad O'Brien to air in Spring 2009.
Soledad O'Brien and the participants are also contributing to CNN.com by filing blogs, video and photos for the CNN website.
Essence Magazine covered Journey for Change: Empowering Youth Through Global Service for an in-depth profile in an upcoming Spring issue.
Time for Kids Magazine covered Journey for Change: Empowering Youth Through Global Service for the September 2008 issue. Participants were issued cameras to shoot the trip from their own perspective and they are also blogging for Timeforkids.com. Please click here to read the issue.
Please click here to see the ad taken out in Variety Magazine by Malaak and Chris Rock thanking our Journey for Change entertainment sponsors.