Race for Scholars

Join us in rewriting their story!

Race for scholars is about raising support to send our students to college.  

This is a unique opportunity to partner with 60 of our children who are going to college. You can help us break the cycle of recidivism by helping our children pursue their dreams.

 



Runners Registration:
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Date of Event:   Saturday July 25, 2020

Place:   Virtual 5K Race (Walk or Run)

How: Submit proof of completion on the Virtual Race web page by Sunday at 11:59 PM local time. You can run solo or as a team!

 

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Support our students and runners by contributing below:

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Many of our children are the “first” in their generation to go to college.

Unfortunately, statistics are stacked against children with a parent in prison. The national average shows that 1 out of 8 children who drop out of high school will end up in a prison. The probability changes drastically when the same child goes to college instead, 1 in 100 will end up in a prison.

For every 5 children who’s story has been rewritten, the city and state will save roughly $5 million throughout the course of their lifetime. For merely 11% of that cost, we can send these same children to college!

Many of our children have a 3.5 or higher GPA and 1500+ in SATs. Over 40% of our children are completing a “double-major” in Bio-metrical Engineering, Computer Science, and Secondary Education.

Click here to learn more about our children.

It costs between $2,500 and $5,500 per year to send a child to college. This year, we are averaging about $15/day to send our children to college.

Your gift of any amount is a seed in the lives of these children and will have a direct impact on the generations to come to break the cycle of recidivism! Their children’s children will not be part of the negative statistics.