Luis Valencia

Luis Valencia
Luis Valencia
United States
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Hello potential donor,

I am fortunate to be a mentor with Minds Matter Boston, a non-profit organization providing mentoring and college prep for high-achieving, low-income high school students in the Greater Boston area. Minds Matter pairs sophomores with two young adult mentors, with whom they will spend the next three years preparing for college access and success. Beyond strong adult role models, Minds Matter provides its students with full tuition coverage to top-tier academic summer programs, professional ACT tutoring and access to experts on the college application and financial aid process. Since opening its doors in 2003, 100% of Minds Matter graduating seniors have attended leading four-year colleges. In 2015 alone, our seniors were accepted to Boston College, Cornell University, Wellesley College, Tufts University and Wesleyan University, among others.

The organization is 100% volunteer-run, and we rely exclusively on donations to fund our sessions and cover summer program tuition. This year, we are looking to raise $50,000 through our holiday fundraising drive, running now through December 31st. [My personal goal is $1,000]. Every contribution, however big or small, makes an enormous difference.

For example:

  • $25 covers food during our sessions for one student for a full year
  • $50 covers one student’s college application fee
  • $100 provides transportation for one student to and from our sessions for the year
  • $250 funds ACT tutoring for one student for the entire year
  • $1,000 covers the cost of a new laptop for one graduating senior for college
  • $2,000 funds one student’s tuition and board at a top tier summer program

If you are interested in supporting Minds Matter, please click on the link below to donate. If donating more than $1000, I encourage you to send a check so our organization can avoid high processing fees.Please make checks payable to Minds Matter of Boston and addressed to Minds Matter of Boston, PO Box 51066, Boston, MA 02205-1066. Thank you in advance for your support!


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Luis Valencia's Fundraisers

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2017 Holiday Drive

Amount Raised:



98% Raised of$1,000 Goal