Leif Stamperdahl Bar Mitzvah Project: Seizure-Response-Dog Scholarship Fund

$2,780   raised
GOAL: $2,000

50

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This is my Bar Mitzvah Project.

I chose it because when I was 7 and a half, we found out that I had epilepsy. One of the things my family did to help me cope was to get me a dog. Having my dog, Sasha, to cuddle and take care of has helped me a lot.

Some people with epilepsy have a dog that is specially trained to help them if they have a seizure. These dogs can be trained to protect the person’s head, get an adult, help the person stand up or dial 911 on a special phone. Some dogs can even warn the person that they are about to have a seizure.

Seizure dogs can cost up to $40,000 to raise and train. Different organization require families to pay for a part or all of this cost.

For my bar mitzvah project, I decided to raise money to help a child purchase a seizure dog.  You are all invited to join me so I can reach my goal of $2,000. I am partnering with the Northern California Epilepsy Foundation. They will handle the money and help me vet the recipient(s).

Support this cause and make a difference

Your donation is tax deductible!

All donations to this charitable cause are collected by Jewcer, and donations exceeding the fair-market value of goods/services received are qualified under Section 501(c)(3) as tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.
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2021-01-22
Glady and Phil Leider
$36
2020-12-30
Rona Teitelman
$36
2020-12-30
The Jasper Family
$50
"Mazal Tov Leif on becoming a Bar Mitzvah! You did such a great job! May you go from strength to strength and continue to achieve your goals in all that you set your sights on. ♥️, the Jaspers"
2020-12-30
Jim M
$25
2020-12-29
KariBodycote
$25
2020-12-29
Sandra Gilford
"What a beautiful thing to contribute to, Leif! Thank you for giving us the opportunity to do it with you!"
2020-12-29
Anonymous donor
$72
"Mazel tov Leif!"
2020-12-29
Anonymous donor
2020-12-29
Mina and D’Louie Rozenshine
$180
2020-12-29
Anonymous donor
2020-12-28
Leif Stamperdahl
$36
"Mazal tov, Leif!"
2020-12-28
Tom, Piper and Euphemia
$54
"Best wishes!"
2020-12-28
Anonymous donor
"Mazel tov Leif! What a great cause in honor of your Bar Mitzvah. I miss seeing you and your mama :) Mazel tov to the whole family! Love, Chani"
2020-12-28
Anonymous donor
2020-12-28
Fiona Wong
$72
2020-12-28
Lucretia and Scott Govers
$25
2020-12-28
Ginsburg-Scher Family
"Yasher Koach Leif! Great Job at the Bar Mitzvah and Great Job helping others."
2020-12-20
Leif Stamperdahl
$54
2020-12-06
Rich and Irene Smith
"This donation is in honor of Leif Stamperdahl on the ocassion of his Bar Mittzvah"
2020-12-06
Bathea and Sam James
$36
"We were so proud of Leif and the wonderful way he chanted from the Torah."
2020-12-06
Hope and Noah Alper
"Mazel tov on your bar mitzvah. May you go from strength to strength."
2020-11-29
Doreet and Jeff Stein
"Mazal Tov Leif!"
2020-11-29
Tim
"I wish you all the best! Stay healthy and in peace my friend.!"
2020-11-28
Louise & Joseph Anetrella
$30
2020-11-24
Lisa & Danny Meline
$180
"Mazel Tov Leif, what a fantastic organization you chose for your mitzvah project"
2020-11-24
Anonymous donor
$36
2020-11-23
David and Dana Meline
"Mazel Tov to Leif on his Bar Mitzvah and for choosing this meaningful Mitzvah project!"
2020-11-23
Barry and Wendy Snyder
$72
2020-11-23
Aliza Shapiro
"Mazel Tov!!"
2020-11-23
Anonymous donor
"Leif--so proud of you!.Love forever!"
2020-11-23
Katler Fink Family
$36
"Mazal Tov Leif and family!"
2020-11-23
Anonymous donor
2020-11-22
Anonymous donor
2020-11-21
Anonymous donor
2020-11-21
Brian Jacobson
$18
"Mazel Tov!"
2020-11-21
Anonymous donor
$36
2020-11-21
Anonymous donor
2020-11-21
Naama Rue
$36
2020-11-20
Dana Schneiderman
"Happy to support this organization in honor of Leif!"
2020-11-20
Grammy Omi and Saba Bob
$180
"Leif , we are so very proud of you."
2020-11-20
Anonymous donor
$54
"Honoring Leif but also Sasha and some other well loved pitties."
2020-11-20
Betty and Thom Seaton
$72
"Mazal Tov & Gratulerer on a wonderful Bar Mitzvah and for selecting such a worthwhile charity!"
2020-11-20
Anonymous donor
2020-11-20
Anonymous donor
2020-11-20
Faith Meltzer
$36
"Mazel tov!"
2020-11-20
Satya Levine
$18
"Mazal tov, Leif! What a great project."
2020-11-19
The Levy Family
"What a worthy cause! Kol Ha'Kavod and good luck!"
2020-11-19
Nurith Kurn
"In honor of Leif on the joyous occasion of his Bar Mitzvah."
2020-11-18
Anonymous donor
$72
"Dear Leif, what a meaningful and wonderful Mitzvah Project! Kol Hakavod. Hugs, Great Aunt Audrey & Great Uncle Sam"
2020-11-18
Anonymous donor
$108
"Gratulerer Leif. Good luck with the fundraiser! Love Mom and Dad!"

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Education & Youth | Health & Wellness | People in Need

Leif Stamperdahl Bar Mitzvah Project: Seizure-Response-Dog Scholarship Fund

$2,780   raised
GOAL: $2,000

50

 Donors

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Campaign by
Leif Stamperdahl with help from the National Epilepsy Foundation of Northern California
CA, USA

I am a 13 year old boy who just had a bar mitzvah. I have epilepsy. For my mitzvah project, I want to raise money to help a child with epilepsy get a seizure response dog.

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