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A Message from Mama Shu – We’re Making Waves!

This blog was originally posted on our Kickstarter campaign.  Dear Villagers, I just got back to the village yesterday after a short trip to Dallas, Texas. Boy was it hot! Like 100-degrees-for-days-in-a-row hot. The weather isn’t the only thing heating up though: we’re raising the temperature on Avalon Village as we speed towards our first construction […]

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Humanitarian of the Year!

Mama Shu (center) poses with eWomen Network Founder Sandra Yancey (left) upon receiving the 2016 Humanitarian of the Year Award We are proud to say The Avalon Village is now an award-winning project. This past week, we traveled to Dallas, Texas to share our story with hundreds of passionate, entrepreneurial women from across the US […]

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A gift for you.

This blog was originally posted on our Kickstarter campaign. Dear Villagers, When we started this campaign to transform blight into beauty, we thought long and hard about how to share the excitement of Avalon Village with you, our backers. Words sometimes don’t do justice to that deep feeling of empowerment that so many people experience […]

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Tonight on CBS Evening News

This blog was originally posted on our Kickstarter campaign. Dear Villagers, We’ve got some exciting news… Mama Shu is scheduled to appear on CBS Evening News tonight at 6:30pm EST! She was interviewed by Steve Hartman, who visited the village this week and met the village crew. We had a blast! The Avalon Village team is […]

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I just want to thank you.

This blog was originally posted on our Kickstarter campaign. Dear Villagers, The Avalon Village is becoming a reality! This morning, at 6:04am, we leaped across the finish line together with $243,691 raised from 1,511 backers – exceeding our goal by $1,791. We did it. Together.  This dream of building a safe space for our children and neighbors […]

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We did it!

Dear Villagers, We just crossed the goal line, and our project will be funded! We’re excited beyond words right now here at the village, but we just wanted to let you know we made it together. There’s still a few hours left in the campaign, so if you know anyone who wants to join the village […]

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It All Comes Down to This.

Today is the final day of our campaign. Think of it as a football game. Our team is just inside the 20-yard line with one down to go. There’s no field goals, just epic final second touchdowns. You’ve carried us across the field the last 29 days, generously throwing down because you believe – as we do […]

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LIVE from the Village

Dear Villagers, You are cordially invited to take a tour of Avalon Village with Mama Shu on FBLive, the free video streaming app on Facebook! Get an inside look at the story behind the village, view the construction site, and ask questions in the comments to be answered in real-time! All happening Tuesday at 2:30pm EST […]

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