Mercedes Edney from Charlotte, N.C. had started a crowd-funding campaign online to raise money to pay for esthetician school. On Friday, Teigen donated the remaining $5,600 out of the almost $6,000 she requested.
“I’ve seen this be your passion for such a long time now,” read a message on the page with Teigen’s name on it. “So excited to see you fulfill your dream!”
“I thought it was a glitch. I then look at my email and realized it came from my fundraiser,” she said. “@chrissyteigen donated my entire tuition money for school. I have been crying all night and I cried in the office this morning as I paid my downpayment for esthetician school. I haven’t been this happy in a very long time. Thank you Chrissy and thank you to everyone else who voted or rtd my link or have supported me this entire time. It means more to me than you’ll ever know. ♥♥ #ixorabb #futureesthetician.”
“I’m really excited for you to live out your passion,” Teigen replied.
How cute! In what ways are you helping others realize their own dreams?!
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