"The Adventures of Benito" and Feliz Corazon Farms

A project in Brattleboro, VT by asha chana

Cancelled by Creator

Creating a green, safe, retreat space for BIPOC, ELL, & LGBTQIA+ youth/artists and their community with funding from a children's book.
Backers: 48
Average Pledge Per Backer: $79

Funded: $3,799 of $8,000
Dates: Mar 1st -> Apr 30th (60 days)
Project By: asha chana
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Latest News

And the last raffle winner is.....

April 30th - via:
JENCY! Congratulations Jency! Jency was in my first class at RHS over 10 years ago, and recently had a baby! I am super excited to share this space and Benito's adventures with her and my grandstudent.  And again, thank you all for your support... (Read More)

Tomorrow is the last day!!!

April 27th - via:
Thank you so much for being on this journey with the kiddos and I thus far! Tomorrow is the last day of the Kickstarter. If you know anyone who wanted to pledge, but hasn't, tomorrow is the day to check in with them. Depending on how tomorrow goes,... (Read More)

Final Raffle Painting!

April 24th - via:
We are in the home stretch for the kickstarter! I just wanted to include an image of the final piece of artwork that is being raffled off to anyone who has pledged to donate to the kickstarter. I can't wait to announce the winner on Friday! Also, on... (Read More)

The youth are thrilled about this project!

April 21st - via:
Please check out this revolutionary love/safe space/community joy example. (Especially the last minute) You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00  (Read More)

Ruthie and Nena Playing

April 18th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 Just sharing their joy bc this is the goal  (Read More)

12 more days!!!!

April 18th - via:
First and foremost, thank you everyone for how far this kickstarter has come! Here is a short 3 minute video with updates about what has been accomplished so far with the changing of the seasons and the warmer weather.  Also, the project is 46%... (Read More)

2 weeks left!

April 11th - via:
Hi everyone! I just wanted to reach out to give a few updates about the kickstarter. I have included a brief 2 and 1/2 minute video giving a bit of background on this week's "raffle winner" ARISE (Alliance of RI Southeast Asians for Education).... (Read More)

Halfway there!

April 1st - via:
Hi Everyone! I am thrilled to announce that we are at the halfway point of this kickstarter, and we are almost 50% funded. A huge thank you to the organization ARISE ( for their pledge of support to utilize the retreat space for... (Read More)

We have our 2nd raffle winner and new reward options!

March 25th - via:
Hi Everyone! Happy belated Spring Equinox, and let’s welcome in this much needed shift to a time of more light and warmth (I write as it is snowing/white out conditions on the farm). Just a few updates… You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see... (Read More)

That snowstorm tho...

March 18th - via:
Hello everyone! I hope you are doing well and safe after that storm. Up here at the farm, we lost heat, water, electricity, and just overall power for about 5 days. I just got the internet back yesterday, which is why this update is a week late----I... (Read More)

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