Team Indiegogo’s Campaign Roundup (7/5/13)

Every week, we give team members at Indiegogo an opportunity to talk about the campaigns that have caught their attention. Here’s what we were talking about this week:

Bre (@gogobre)

HelenJean HelenJean: Custom Dresses for Game Changing Women

Location: Vancouver, Canada

Rather than sizes, the tags on these dresses share how you want to feel while you’re wearing them.  Strong?  Beautiful?  You got it!

Bret (@gogobret)

SocaliDreaming SoCali Dreaming – The surf and serve trip of a lifetime for foster kids!

Location: Imperial Beach, California

SoCali Dreaming!  Helping foster kids without families visit the ocean for the first time for surf, music and fun in the sun – all while giving back to the community!

Crista (@cckende)

Bully Bully – A new solo theatre show

Location: New York, New York

Lee’s one man show illustrates the abuses of bullying, based on his diary from elementary school.  He has performed the show at many schools and has now been invited to perform at theater festivals in NY and Washington DC.

 

Daniela (@gogoDaniela)

Wireman Wireman Comics Literacy Project

Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan

The Wireman Comics campaign is raising funds for volume 3 of the popular and effective comic book literacy tool that hooks at-risk readers on a compelling story they can’t put down as opposed to strengthening their skills through drills and exercises. Check it out!

David (@MEMORYMANSIONS)

QuarterLifeBreakthrough The Quarter-Life Breakthrough

Location: San Francisco, California

Get out of your rut and follow your dreams!

Jerry (@jneed)

DreamBigAcademy The Dream Big Academy: Rosie Wants to be a Fireman

Location: Hoboken, New Jersey

This campaign, run by a neighbor of mine, is inspiring to me both as a parent who is helping my own children dream big, but also from watching my neighbor take a leap of faith and put herself out there in order to realize her own dream of publishing a children’s book.

John T. (@trigonis)

KaleidoscopeMan Kaleidoscope Man – Phase 2

Location: Nuneaton, United Kingdom

I dig this project because, aside from the fact that I’ll never misspell the word “kaleidoscope” again, the director is offering two awesome perks –– one in which a photo of you is superimposed into a scene from the film, and another in which you will be vaporized by a laser beam, which he nicely illustrates in the tail end of the pitch video.

Karen (@IndiegogoMusic)

AsBloodRunsBlack As Blood Runs Black NEW FULL LENGTH ALBUM

Location: Los Angeles, California

Helping fund a much anticipated 3 studio album and offering the coolest listening party/BBQ ever as a perk.

Kate D. (@KateDrane)

CardboardBike The Cardboard Bike

Location: Tel Aviv, Israel

Here’s your chance to join a game changing community and be one of the first to get your hands on the revolutionary cardboard bike!

Pam

MakeMeNormal MAKE ME NORMAL

Location: Brooklyn, New York

A documentary that explores the rise in the diagnosis and medical treatment of mental disorders and begs the question, what is normal?

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