WE WELCOME YOUR DONATION AND APPRECIATE YOUR SUPPORT!
Summer Seed Scholarship Fundraising Campaign
Through this fundraising Campaign we will provide scholarships to high school youth attending school in Dekalb County, Georgia and
Single "Mothering" College Students.
Additional funds raised will help facilitate a series of Workshops for High School students to provide them with skills and resources to maneuver successfully in the "Real World" after completing high school. Each participant will be provide with a "Survival Kit" after completing all sessions. Conceive A Dream Foundation will be able to do all of this with the gracious help from individuals like yourself!!
How your donations from this campaign be will be allocated:
$2000- Scholarships for Graduating HS Seniors from underserved Communities: Four $500* scholarships will be given. If we exceed our fundraising goal the additional funds will go towards scholarship
$2000 – Scholarships for Single Mothers pursing undergraduate degrees: Four $500* scholarships will be given. If we exceed our fundraising goal the additional funds will go towards scholarship
*Individuals Donations of $250 or more will receive a Tax Deductible Receipt*
Why your contribution and time as a volunteer matter?
Youth with mentors have higher rates of high school/college graduation!
Youth that have mentors are less likely to drop out of school
According to MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, at risk youth who had a mentor were:
55% more likely to enroll in college
52% less likely to skip school
37% less likely to skip class
78% more likely to volunteer regularly
90% interested in become a mentor themselves
130% more likely to hold leadership positions
46% less likely to use drugs
27% less likely to drink
81% more likely to participate in extracurricular activities