Shmehara: The poet’s journey through war and peace

A project in Eau Claire, WI by Andi Kopek

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Collection of poems and dynamic illustrations to promote internal peace and help war victims, particularly Ukrainian children refugees.
Backers: 40
Average Pledge Per Backer: $152

Funded: $6,075 of $6,000
Dates: Nov 20th -> Dec 13th (23 days)
Project By: Andi Kopek
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It is done! Congrats and thanks!

December 11th - via:
Hello backers, We just crossed the finish line thanks to generous new backers! 27 hours before the deadline! Thank you on behalf of everybody! We still have 1 day to go. We won't reach the stretch goal but pledging is still possible. Please vote on... (Read More)

Almost there, voting and posters!

December 11th - via:
Hello backers, VOTING: Please don't forget to cast your vote regarding the utilization of the donation. Please email me TODAY at on which one of these three options you vote for: #1/ 85 tickets to the movies #2/ a foosball... (Read More)

List of posters!

December 10th - via:
Hello backers! Below is the link to a Google Drive file with all the posters. Many of you selected posters indicated the number of posters you would like to get. Please use the link to see all 21 of them and make your selection. Please email me the... (Read More)

Voting - correction!

December 9th - via:
Please send your vote to this email: It seems that you can't just reply to the previous message. Apologies! A  (Read More)

We are almost there! Voting options

December 9th - via:
Hello, Thank you for backing this project. It looks like we may reach our goal of $6,000! This means that $324 will be donated to the Polish Center of International Aid (PCPM) to help Ukrainian children refugees! When we asked the PCPM what is the... (Read More)

We are almost there!

December 7th - via:
Thank you all some much! We came all the way in such a short time. But we are not there yet! To get the products you've back we need to reach the goal. We are sooo close! Please ask others to contribute, too. Family? Friends? Strangers? Why not to... (Read More)

Amazing News!

November 29th - via:
Thank you all so much. This message goes to everybody who backed the project. As you may know from my other email the dynamic illustration of the AIE poem got nominated at the Chicago Motion Pictures Awards! It is nice to read that a judge thinks... (Read More)

Incredible start!

November 25th - via:
Thank you all so much! We are only $254 dollars shy of reaching the first $1,000! This is amazing. Please spread the word about Shmehara by encouraging your friends to back it, as well as asking them to encourage their friends to back it. Let me also... (Read More)

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