Sheila Fox Tanksley's Birthday Wish

Sheila Fox Tanksley

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About my Fundraiser
I'm turning 58 on June 5!  This year I'm donating to a good cause: Support Aikido Kenkyukai Santa Barbara.

This is why I'm donating my birthday

Martial Arts build strength, self-confidence and character. Aikido Kenkyukai Santa Barbara is a great contributer to today's youth.

Mission: Encouraging the practice of the Japanese non-violent martial art as a positive and effective vehicle for self-improvement & spiritual growth; a harmonious way to resolve everyday stress and conflict.

At risk youth need an alternative answer to today's pressures from violent sources. Aikido can supply that alternative in giving youth an understanding of how they control their futures, not those that wish them to think otherwise.

This is why I care

Several of my family members and friends are in some way involved in martial arts of one form or another. I have seen the positive effects this has given the individuals who became involved. Aikido Kenkyukai Santa Barbara has a worthy mission to help at risk youth in my community.