Let's Create the Future Tour 2013
I am very honored and happy to announce that I have been invited to speak in several international cities in spring of 2013. I have narrowed down the trip to include San Francisco, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, and New Zealand. My mom will be traveling with me. See my full itinerary.
The trip will take 36 days and cover at least 6 cities in 5 countries. I will be speaking at schools in each country as well as participating in other events held by various organizations. Approximately 5,500 students are scheduled to attend my talks in the schools alone. My speech is called, “The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Help Create It,” (quote by Abraham Lincoln, speech by me). This speech focuses on how people, especially kids, can find and get involved in issues and projects that interest them.
Please help me spread my message by contributing to my trip. Donate online today!
You can donate:
Cash donations - see estimated costs below (for two people) and learn more about them here
- Air Travel - $12,500
- Ground Transport - $1,500
- Accommodations, Meals and Incidentals - $6000
- Travel Permits/Visa Fees - $200
- Water, Electricity and Carbon Offsets - $150
- Total expenses for trip - $20,350
- Donate online now
All cash donations are tax-deductible when made through our umbrella organization, Eco-Cycle.
If you prefer to donate by check, send a check, payable to: Eco-Cycle/BeStrawFree, PO Box 19006, Boulder, CO 80308.
As a token of my thanks and appreciation, I will send a handwritten postcard from one of the countries on my trip to each person who makes a frequent flier miles donation covering one or more segments of my itinerary. I will also send a handwritten postcard to anyone who makes a monetary contribution of $100 or more.
Monetary and frequent flier miles contributions of all sizes are greatly appreciated!
Captain Planet Foundation
People Report/Black Box Intelligence
Ted's Montana Grill
Jerry and Sandy Yanz
In order to have as little negative environmental impact as possible in making this trip to accept these speaking invitations, I have committed to traveling entirely by public, shared, and non-motorized transportation, and committed to spending nights in shared accommodations, cooking most of our own meals and eating locally-sourced food whenever possible. Learn more about my efforts to make my trip financially and environmentally responsible.