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Scholarships and emergency financial assistance to homeless students and their families are the focus of our annual campaign.

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From Homeless to Hired Scholarhship Program

Class

Education 

Beneficiaries

Adults
Children ages 5 to 21
At-Risk Populations
Homeless
Single Parents

Description

Scholarships to students who are homeless, in poverty, aged out of foster care or with special needs to attend a college, vocational school, certificate or apprenticeship program to become competitive in the job market, secure gainful employment and break their cycle of adversity and becoming a contributing member of the community.

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Evidence of Program's Success

Our first student graduated in May of 2019 with a 4.0 GPA and has received a 6 week research grant to Cambridge University in the United Kingdom. .

Another of our first students received an invitation to play quarterback at a division I school after his first year of college and transferred to this new school.

Over 200 scholarships were awarded since our inception in 2015 equaling over $400,000 in scholarship funding.

23 students technical college scholars are now working in their field of study.

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