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Brighten Drummer to Go to Africa

Posted by - 02:07 PM on 03/25/08
Jimmy, drummer of Brighten, will be heading to Africa this summer to teach soccer to children. A donation link to help pay for expenses can be found on the band's myspace.
MessageI'm going to Nairobi, Kenya to teach soccer camps and hang out with children in some of the worst slums in the world. I've been wanting to do this for so long and God finally opened the door for me to go. I will be leaving July 22nd and be back around August 12th. My trip will cost $3,000 for airfare and day to day cost while being there (2/3 airfare). I really need your help! It will be a life-changing experience and I believe that this is the perfect way to show people Jesus Christís love first hand. Thank you so much!


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02:14 PM on 03/25/08
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sweet. should be a life-changing trip for him.

edit: i just read the part where he said that himself. oh well.
02:19 PM on 03/25/08
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That's brilliant!
02:22 PM on 03/25/08
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so badass of him
02:26 PM on 03/25/08
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That's really cool of him to do.
02:26 PM on 03/25/08
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thats awesome.
02:31 PM on 03/25/08
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cool trip, but i think he'll learn more moves from those little kids
02:48 PM on 03/25/08
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I want to do this.
02:54 PM on 03/25/08
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he's not that good at soccer though...
03:05 PM on 03/25/08
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i want to go to africa when i'm older.
03:14 PM on 03/25/08
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thats amazing.
03:19 PM on 03/25/08
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i support brighten, i support helping africa.... but there's no way i can support soccer
03:26 PM on 03/25/08
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That's really cool of him to do. I wish I could donate but I'm dirt poor right now. I love Brighten.
03:28 PM on 03/25/08
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aw jimmy. i love this band so much and i'm glad he's doing something so selfless.
03:33 PM on 03/25/08
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Good for him. My sister is actually looking into doing soccer camps in Africa also. Does he play soccer?

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