If 14 People Donate $10, Then 12+ Can Provide One School Year of College Mentoring Services to Four High-School Students

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In a Nutshell

Donations help connect students at underserved public high schools with crucial resources & support as they pursue college entrance

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100% of donations go directly to 12+. Donations are automatically applied. Must provide donor's full name at checkout. See Grassroots FAQs that apply to this campaign. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Issue: Inadequate College Resources at High Schools

Many of Philadelphia's underserved public high schools lack adequate resources for students seeking college admission, leaving many students from low-income families at a disadvantage. Students without college degrees face greater difficulty securing jobs, and their lifetime earning potential falls far below the expectations of individuals with college education.

The Campaign: Provide College Mentoring Services

If this Grassroots campaign raises $140, then 12+ can provide college-mentoring services to four students from low-income families for an entire school year. Each additional $35 raised will provide a school year of college-mentoring services for another high-school student. The costs of providing mentoring services include training new mentors, providing materials for college-access centers, and evaluating the effectiveness of programming to maximize the benefits for students.

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