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We are taking an RV around the USA for 10 weeks to film and host events that highlight and celebrate the good within each city.
We are taking an RV around the USA for 10 weeks to film and host events that highlight and celebrate the good within each city.
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                                               OUR DREAM

For years I've been dreaming up this project and after receiving a donation of an 8-passenger RV a few months ago we have been working on this USA national tour/road trip with the goal of highlighting, sharing, and creatively capturing all the good things happening around our country as well as throwing events bringing together like-hearted and minded individuals to celebrate the good in each city and connect people with the same end goal in mind of making a difference and spreading hope!

We will be stopping in 10 cities, over 10 weeks, and tracking 10,000 miles in this RV! 

The mission: celebrate and highlight the good within your city and build a community around giving back and serving locally!

There will be 4 core people living in the RV the entire trip but throughout the whole tour, other storytellers and influencers will be joining in and out! 

Below are just a handful of our bloggers, YouTubers, speakers, filmmakers, and creatives! 

                            

                                               WHO WE ARE

We've assembled a team of dreamers, doers and life livers who value a life of purpose. We have a storytelling squad that will be joining us on tou and helping spread the message of good. See some of our crew below, and look out for special appearances! See more on team on our website

STORY TELLING SQUAD
STORY TELLING SQUAD

 

The Operations
The Operations

 

 Why are we doing this? 

My name is BC Serna, I'm an international storyteller that travels the world looking for positive stories to tell and amazing non-profits to highlight. I do this because I want to build a bridge between the good in the world and everyday people. I've spent the last 10 years working on this and now it's time to share it with others! With this tour, I hope to bring together like-minded and hearted individuals to come together and build a more hopeful and positive future! 

How will we do this? 

We have received a donation of a 2015 8-passenger RV van that we plan to travel across the country with.

In order to do this, we need to raise money to fund the road trip, create community events in your cities, and produce weekly content for you to follow along with us and be inspired by all the amazing things happening in our country!

                                WHERE ARE WE GOING?

USA TOUR ROUTE
USA TOUR ROUTE

 

  • Each city will have a main event, except for (meet-up) cities will be more casual unless communities can host us for something bigger!  

    The Tour:
    • Los Angeles - March 4th - KICK OFF GOING AWAY PARTY! 
    • Tucson - March 7th - Our First event! 
    • Denver - March 10th
    • Austin - March 16th
    • - Dallas (Meet Up) March 19th
    • - New Orleans (Meet Up) March 21st
    • Orlando - March 24th
    • - Atlanta (Meet Up) March 27th
    • Nashville - March 31st
    • - Washing DC (Meet Up) April 4th
    • New York - April 8th
    • - Cleveland (Meet Up) April 14th
    • - Detroit (Meet Up) April 17th
    • Chicago - April 21st
    • - Minneapolis (Meet Up) April 24th
    • - Montana (Meet up) April 28th 
    • Seattle - May 3rd
    • - Portland (Meet Up) May 6th
    • San Fransisco - May 9th
    • Los Angeles - May 12th (Welcome Home Party!!!) 

    Why we need you?

    We want this project to build a global community of difference makers and people who care and love their cities! By using Kickstarter we are able to organically build an audience and community that shapes where we go, who we talk to and what change we make.

    Our kick-starter will launch January 25th, 2018 at 12:00 PM PST. We plan to raise $25k in 25 days, ending on February 19th, 2018 at 11:59 PST. If the campaign is successful, we gather friends for our LA kick-off party.

    Here's the cost breakdown:

    PRE PRODUCTION: $3K

    EVENT COSTS:

    $3,000 | Food $3,000 | Rentals TRAVEL COSTS: $14K

    $5,000 | Food $5,000 | Gas $2,000 | Maintenance & Insurance $1,000 | Production Material $1,000 | Lodging (RV lots) KICKSTARTER COSTS: $5k

    $1,250 | 5% Kickstarter Fee $1,000 | 3-5% Transaction Fee $2,250 | Rewards Cost (stickers, T's, etc.) STRETCH GOALS: $30k - $40k

    Additional cities Larger events, with guest appearances & speakers New podcasts, videos and episodes Custom merchandise per city

    BC's past film work:

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    BC has also been a YoungLife leader/mentor with inner-city youth in Denver, Colorado for the past 4, also being able to give his student passports and bring them around the world with him. 

     

           

Risks and challenges

We took on The Traveling Good to be ambitious and we know that with big ambition comes potentials risks and challenges.

For us, this could be running out of gas, or having the RV breakdown along the way. This would add incremental costs and slow down our tour dates, potentially causing us to miss events or meet-ups. To avoid this, we have staffed the RV with 4-8 members to rotate in along the way. If we do run into maintenance trouble, we are prepared to send our core event members on flights to ensure we hit event deadlines. In the meantime, our other team members will ensure the RV gets back up to speed and will meet us in the next city they can get to.

We also have 4-8 road members on tour for 2 months. This means people could get sick, fight or have personal life issues come up and detract them from the tour. We have set-up rotational RV schedules for our core team that will allow them to fly in and out when their "shift" in the RV comes to an end. We also have team members in each city where we are hosting events and meet-ups that are planning each detail and ensuring the events run to plan.

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    THANK YOU - HUG

    Thank you so much for giving what you can! We are thankful for you and you will receive a personal huge hug when we see you on tour!

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    THANK YOU - POSTCARD FROM THE ROAD

    We will hand write you a postcard from the tour as well as give you a huge hug once we meet you on the tour!

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    - Postcard from the road
    - The Traveling Good Stickers

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    SIGNED TOUR PHOTO SCRAP BOOK

    After we finish our 2-month tour we will design a coffee table scrapbook from our impact-filled adventures with photos and stories of good things happening all over the United States. We will sign and ship you a one of a kind copy.

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    VIDEO CALL FROM THE ROAD

    We will skype you from the road for an hour hang out session with our creative and rambunctious team! Ask questions, share ideas, and laugh a lot!

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    WE COME SPEAK

    We will come speak at your school, company, or event while we are in your city or can fly to you after the tour.

    (Travel expenses not included)

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    CUSTOM VIDEO

    We will create a personalized video for your organization or company while we are in your city.

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    COME JOIN US - ROAD TRIP STYLE

    You and a friend will come join us for a week on the road and have the time of your life!

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    SPONSOR A CITY

    Sponsor your city or a city on the tour!

    You become the presenting sponsor of your city of choice!

    - Your logo will be on the side of the RV!
    - You will have a personalized video recap of the city with your logo!
    - You will have the opportunity to share with the audience at the event your vision and mission.

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