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VING
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The VING_Logo project is a national movement sparking the next generation of givers.

Backed by an anonymous family in Chicago that believes in the spirit of giving, teens have an opportunity to give an individual in need an encouraging boost by surprising them with $1,000.

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Can you spot the difference between a situation of need and simply a want?

VING is all about empowering teens to help someone who is 
currently in need of a financial boost.

When you hear these words,
it might be a need...
  • Behind on
  • Overwhelmed
  • Tight on
  • No way
  • Unexpected
When you hear these words,
it might just be a want...
  • Would enjoy
  • Dreams of
  • Hopes for
  • Interested in
  • Fingers crossed
Hopes for a new computer or smartphone
Want
Hopes for a new computer or smartphone
Interested in a health club membership
Want
Interested in a health club membership
Dreams of attending a pro sporting event
Want
Dreams of attending a pro sporting event
Behind on rent and utility bills
Need
Behind on rent and utility bills
Tight on this month’s grocery money
Need
Tight on this month’s grocery money
Dreams of buying a boat
Want
Dreams of buying a boat
No way to cover child care for a growing family
Need
No way to cover child care for a growing family
Overwhelmed by a family crisis
Need
Overwhelmed by a family crisis
Fingers crossed for a backyard pool
Want
Fingers crossed for a backyard pool
Hard time covering transportation expenses
Need
Hard time covering transportation expenses
Excited about a family vacation
Want
Excited about a family vacation
Would enjoy a shopping spree
Want
Would enjoy a shopping spree
Once you know the situation of financial need, getting ready to nominate is easy! Before you click record, make sure:

You are...

14–18
14-18 years old
U.S. resident 

Your nominee is...

18+
18 years or older
U.S. resident
Someone in need of financial assistance
Outside of your
family

Keep in mind...

24/7
Submit anytime

VING is open for submissions 365 days a year

1+
Submit by yourself or
with your crew

Nomination videos can be submitted by an individual or a group – if all members know the nominnee

2 min
Short video, sent online

All video submissions must be 2 minutes or less and submitted online or emailed to VINGproject@gmail.com

$1K
VING provides $1,000 for you to deliver

Selected teen applicants must be able to hand deliver the VING check to their nominee

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