This year, I have had the privilege of teaching the second grade class at Downtown Academy. We have ten boys and one girl. Each one of them is precious to me, and we have formed a sweet bond. They keep me laughing and I keep them learning (most of the time). Each morning, we have a time to take a break and eat a snack. During that time, I like to let the kids watch a short video or two. Throughout the year, I have showed them several songs by the Christian rapper Lecrae. They have come to love and adore his songs, singing the words and begging to watch them, as they all love rap and hip hop music.
Lecrae is an incredibly talented artist, but more than that, he is a follower of Christ and an amazing father and husband. He works to ensure that he not only produces quality music that inspires, teaches, and convicts, but also encourages and entertains. We. love. Lecrae.
Here's the cool thing: Lecrae is coming to our town in just three weeks! His concert tour is making a stop in the Classic City, and we want to take our kids for a very special once-in-a-lifetime outing. On Thursday, April 16, Lecrae will be in concert just a few blocks from our school. I want to invite you, my friends, to consider giving towards what could be an incredibly memorable night for our second grade class. We need $250 to take our students to see this awesome role model and experience an unforgettable night. Would you consider being a part of this incredible opportunity for our kids?
If so, please visit Downtown Academy's giving page. You will be prompted to specify what you would like to give towards in step 2- "Enter Your Contact Info." Please specify that your gift is for the "Second Grade Special Field Trip."
If you have any questions, please feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*The opinions expressed in this blog post belong to Jessica Miller.