1. Travel with Spark Ventures

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    Spark Ventures' Partnership Trips offer an unparalleled international volunteer opportunity to visit Spark's partner organizations around the world. This unique journey allows participants to join in cultural experiences, form new friendships with other Spark investors and the incredible staff at our partner organizations, learn more about Spark's work and bond with the children that Spark and its partners support. Find out about our latest trips here: www.sparkventures.org/travel

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    • Las Tías - A Spark Ventures Partnership

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      Spark Ventures and Las Tías are partnering to provide sustainable solution to live the children of León, Nicaragua out of poverty. Through their unique business driven philanthropy approach, Spark Ventures will help Las Tías launch an agribusiness that is projected to sustain the provision of nutrition, education & healthcare to a vulnerable community of children - ensuring that they have the resources they need to achieve their potential. To get involved, visit www.sparkventures.org/grow. Asociación Las Tías, of Nicaragua! Las Tías is a nonprofit organization operating in León, Nicaragua. Las Tías was started by 8 women merchants in 1989 to serve vulnerable children in their community through nutrition and educational programming. Through their 23 year history, Las Tías has served 850 adolescents and 1,060 children. Between 2009 and 2011, they also served 100 rural Nicaraguans with vocational training development. Spark Ventures is a Chicago-based nonprofit with international partnerships that provide children in poverty with nutrition, education and healthcare. Spark partners with grassroots organizations serving children in developing countries. Spark strengthens and sustains these partners by providing human resources, strategic guidance and financial capital. Together, Spark and its partners launch businesses, whose profits ensure meaningful impact for children and their communities for generations to come.

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      • Spark 5 - Happy Birthday!

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        At our 5 Year Anniversary Celebration on November 9, 2012, we shared this video message from our partner in Zambia! www.sparkventures.org

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        • Announcing: Spark Ventures' New Latin American Partner

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          We are very excited to announce the addition of Spark's second partner: Asociación Las Tías, of Nicaragua! Las Tías is a secular, nonprofit organization operating in León, Nicaragua. Started by 8 women merchants in 1989 to serve vulnerable children in their community through nutrition and educational programing. Check back soon for more updates on our new partner!

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          • We are Spark

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            Video from our 4th Annual Fall Event - We are Spark. November 4th, 2011 at the Chicago Cultural Center.

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            • Spark Ventures - Partnership Trips

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              I try to do video work every year for non-profits, so when Spark Ventures showed me the footage of the beautiful land and people of Zambia, it was an easy “yes.”

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              • Promo: AWAKEN - Dreams of Our Children

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                View our latest promotional video for our upcoming fall event, AWAKEN - Dreams of Our Children that takes place at the Chicago Cultural Center on Friday, November 12, 2010.

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                • Uniform Fund | Thank You

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                  Thanks for purchasing uniforms for children at Hope Community School in Zambia. More info at www.sparkventures.org

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                  • Spark Blue - Recap

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                    Recap video from Spark's 2009 Fall Fundraising Event "Spark Blue"

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                    • 2nd Annual YPS WhirlyBall Classic

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                      Thanks to everyone who made it out! There's still time to contribute to the Farmer Fund: Go to http://www.sparkventures.org/invite/young-partners-of-spark/ to give (select YPS - Farmer Fund during process)

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