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MINDS MATTER OF LOS ANGELES

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THE STORY:

Give the gift of a college education. Your donation will make a lasting impact in a young life.

Minds Matter of Los Angeles helps academically achieving students from low-income families achieve their dream of a college education.  

Maybe there was someone who believed in you and offered you inspiration to become who you are today. That’s what Minds Matter's tutors and mentors and tutors do every week. They encourage our students throughout their intensive three-year program. 

Your donation in support of Minds Matter of Los Angeles will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the All Ways Up Foundation.

Did you know less than 50% of high school graduates from low-income families will enroll in college, and less than 25% who attend college will graduate within four years? This is because they often lack access to basic resources necessary to compete and pay for college.

You have the power to help Minds Matter of Los Angeles change these troubling statistics in our community.

Minds Matter is a transformative program that inspires students, by providing knowledge and skills necessary for unlocking their full potential and enhancing academic performance. Students enter our program as sophomores, undertaking a rigorous three-year program of academic tutoring. Each student has two mentors who guide them through this journey, helping them choose and apply to the right college. We work with their families, navigating the difficult financial aid and scholarship process.

We have committed to a three-year goal of expanding the number of low-income students we serve.  Minds Matter of Los Angeles is currently preparing 50 high school students to be ready for college success, but want to serve more. Funds raised during this campaign will help us achieve this goal.

100% of our graduates have successfully entered four-year college programs.  

Since 2013, 38 of our students have matriculated to top-tier universities across the country - all with substantial financial aid and scholarship packages. Four of our graduates have been awarded Gates Millennium scholarships. 

It's because of people like you, that our students can achieve so much. Your contribution is critical to providing the funds necessary to make all of this happen.

Our mission is to transform the lives of accomplished high school students from low income families by broadening their dreams, preparing them for college success and beyond.

You can help us continue our mission by contributing to this holiday giving campaign. Remember, your gift goes twice as far because it will be matched by the All-Ways-Up Foundation.

Follow us and become a part of our community www.facebook.com/MindsMatterofLosAngeles 

See our students and their mentors www.instagram.com/mindsmatterla

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The Team: $40,994 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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David Baram

Amount Raised

$10,000

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Tina Admans

Amount Raised

$9,355

 

37% Raised of $25,000 Goal

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HAIYANG ZHANG

Amount Raised

$2,905

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Rakhee Patel

Amount Raised

$2,801

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Jonathan Levine

Amount Raised

$1,725

 

69% Raised of $2,500 Goal

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Jonny Greb

Amount Raised

$1,680

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Jessica Day

Amount Raised

$1,620

 

81% Raised of $2,000 Goal

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Niroshi Dissanayake

Amount Raised

$1,198

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