Online Fundraiser for Accessibility App for the Deaf - Alexa Adams | Piggybackr

We're raising money for Auditory HindSight. Please check out my page.

About:

My name is Alexa Adams, and I'm an undergraduate at UC Davis. I am an alumni of the 2010 NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing (www.ncwit.org/award). I love computer programming and the unique challenges coding a program presents. I am setting out to use my skills to help a community of individuals I grew up interacting with: the deaf.

What I'm Raising Money For:

I was invited by Google to be a part of their GlassExplorers program for their new product, Google Glass. I want to develop an app for the deaf that uses Glass to provide a visual cue in the user's line of vision in response to auditory stimuli. However, just the prototype alone costs $1500, not including developer materials and fees. Unlike the other business people invited to the program, I don't have the money to pay for it.

Why You Should Give:

I grew up with an aunt who interprets for the deaf and friends who are deaf. Being deaf presents unique challenges. A car approaching from behind can't be detected by a deaf man crossing the street; a teacher calling a student's name goes unnoticed by the student busily writing notes on the page in front of her. I have the skills to adapt a device to help them, and I want to do it! For more information, check out this article: http://goo.gl/MEHbz

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$2,550

Raised of $2,500 Goal

102% of goal

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    In addition to receiving the Silver Sponsor rewards, as a Gold Sponsor you will receive a handwritten thank you letter and your logo will be displayed on my fundraising page.

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    In addition to receiving the Partner rewards, as a Silver Sponsor you will be listed on my fundraising webpage.

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    In addition to receiving the Partner rewards, as a Bronze Sponsor you will receive a shoutout about your donation in my email updates.

  • Give $50 - Partner

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    As a $50 Sponsor, I will mail you a thank you letter and keep you updated with emails as to my progress in app development.

  • Give $25 - Friend Level

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    As a $25 sponsor, I will mail you a thank you letter and keep you updated with emails as to my progress in app development.

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