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Minnesota eBook Author Pledges Royalties to African Women and Youth

Author Ryan Gladney Teams with Soul Source Foundation for Five-Day Fundraiser

MINNEAPOLIS - June 2, 2014 - PRLog -- Minneapolis author and resident, Ryan Gladney, has announced a five-day fundraising campaign, during which 100% of author royalties from his recently released novel, Nine Lives of Adam Blake, will be pledged to Minnesota-based charitable organization Soul Source Foundation, a group that provides scholarships to students of the Kamasengre Mixed Secondary School on Rusinga Island, Kenya, as well as funding for women’s empowerment programs in Kenya. The fundraiser begins Monday, June 02, and will continue through Friday, June 06. More information is available at ryandgladney.com/2014/06/02/soul-source-fundraiser/

“It’s an exciting project,” Gladney said about the fundraising campaign. “I’ve known the Soul Source people for years, and it feels great to finally help out in a way that’s a bit more participatory than just writing a check. I think a lot of people would get on board with this. For $2.99, you get a good book and give to a great cause.”

About Soul Source Foundation

Set up as a 501©(3) non-profit organization in 2008, Soul Source Foundation is committed to providing scholarships to disadvantaged youth, as well as partnering with and supporting women’s self-help groups in Kenya. Services provided include micro-lending, empowerment certification training, scholarship support for young girls, and intentional partnerships with local grass-roots communities of women who are able to support others spiritually, emotionally, and financially. Soul Source is based in Minnesota, and can be reached on the web at http://soulsourcefoundation.org/.

About Ryan Gladney

Ryan Gladney is the author of Nine Lives of Adam Blake, a contemporary novel set in Minnesota that combines elements of speculative fiction, urban fantasy, and literary fiction. It was released in February 2014. Ryan lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His website is http://ryandgladney.com/.

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