WE WELCOME YOUR DONATION AND APPRECIATE YOUR SUPPORT!
Conceive Big Dreams Fundraising Campaign
Through this fundraising Campaign we will provide scholarships to high school youth attending school in Dekalb County, Georgia. Additionally funds raised will help facilitate a series of Workshops (Winter/Spring 2021) 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- Conceive Big Dreams Scholarship: Four $500* scholarships will be given. If we exceed our fundraising goal the additional funds will go towards scholarship
$3000 – Post Workshop Series Survival Kits for 25-40 High School Participants (Survival Kits will include items such as: Resume Portfolio, gift card to purchase business suit/dress, business cards, and more)
$500- Fees and Cost associated with Non-profit Operations
*Individuals Donations of $250 or more will receive a Tax Deductible Receipt*
Why your contribution and time as a volunteer matters?
Youth that have mentors are less likely to drop out of school
Youth with mentors have higher rates of high school/college graduation!
43% of all undergraduate parenting students are single mothers
Only 33% of college students with children attain a degree/certificate within 4-6 years of enrollment
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