Watch Short Video Clips from Our Celebration of Achievements Tune In, Get the Picture, Straight From the Horse's Mouth
And who are these folks with first hand accounts that we hope convince you to donate and bet on the winners with us?
Mary Shaffner, Founder of DC International Public Charter School, Celebration of Achievements Honoree, Awarded the Angelo & Melvena Puglisi award for Excellence in Education. Watch Mary's short talk that schools all of us in: what school’s about in our city and the US; and how that inequitable reality planted the seed for DCI, a rigorous public charter school program that brings a diverse group of students together and puts them on the International Baccalaureate track for success in the race when they get out from the starting gate as college scholarship recipients (92% of grads).
“My Posse scholarship is a full tuition scholarship so there's still a gap of housing and meals not covered unless another generous scholarship can be attained,”Paola states regarding a typical scholarship conondrum. Then Andy follows, "Dining plan and residence hall can be up to $14,000/year.”
Donate today, Place your bet on the winners, DCI grads.
Let's keep them in the races, in school, on track toward the winner’s circle, degrees and professions; and hopefully through every donation, not slowed down by the weight of student loan debt.
And where does your money go, besides invested in their laptops for college?
Straight from the horses’s mouth, not mine this time; glance at a snippet of this Supplemental Scholarship Fund recipient’s Fall Semester award expense report:
“Transportation" for her (and others) includes spin scooters and Uber. The Amex Gift Card transaction report also shows “meals" from Chipotle, PotBelly, &Pizza while spending the day at school (most aren’t on a meal plan, unless awarded by the school). In addition to meals, another student’s report showed textbooks, school & dorm supplies.
State Department Profession, Lawyer, Marine Biologist, Nurse. Except for their professional dreams, the lives of students we support are vastly different from their wealthier peers. All Out for Change®, through donations toward our Supplemental Scholarship fund, helps financially disadvantaged, ambitious, college scholarship recipients with great potential ease their journey toward degrees, professions, and upward mobility for themselves and their families. Supplemental Scholarship Awards are invaluable contributions to student success.
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Chief Engagement Officer, AllOutForChange.org