YES! This IS a fundraiser for Kid City, the Urban Foundation program: Kid City has received a 2018 Bridging the Gap Award from the All Ways Up Foundation!
What does this mean? It means you can DOUBLE your DONATION to Kid City by donating on this All Ways Up Foundation page between November 26 and December 31, 2018.
How it works: make a donation HERE between November 26th, 2018 and December 31st, 2018. All Ways Up will present Kid City with a check for DOUBLE the amount donated. Our goal? $20,000!
All Ways Up will match ALL donations up to $10,000! $20,000 in Kid City's pocket will ensure that 2019 will be another banner year for students at Kid City.
The Kid City Year End Challenge will help kids get prepared for college, receive music lessons and leadership training, and create in-depth foundational support for young people through 1 to 1 mentorship. Thank you for being a wonderful supporter of Kid City Hope Place!
Here’s how your donation helps:
*$1,000 provides a year of mentoring and college access support to five high school seniors!
*$500 builds youth leadership by sponsoring our annual Splash of LA festival!
*$400 provides a year of music instruction to Kid City music students and band members.
*$250 buys a musical instrument so that students can make the most of their Kid City music lessons!
*$150 pays for a six-week job training course for 16-22 year olds.
$100 buys a hot dinner for 20 community college students!
*$50 feeds thirty hungry high school students after school. Give them the energy they need to complete those college and financial aid apps. Make it a monthly donation to keep them fed all year long.
*$25 sends a care package to a lonely college student. We have the care packages, but need to send them to students from NY to CA!
Remember: donations must be made through Crowdrise to qualify for the All Ways Up match. Call Anne or Kerry at the Urban Foundation if you have any questions, at 213-749-0212, ext. 2#. All Ways Up Foundation has been an incredible partner -- for the past three years, they have given Kid City essential operating support. Then, in 2017, the Foundation awarded nine Kid City high school seniors with scholarships: $2500 a year for four years, totaling $90,000! The goodness continued in the summer, when all nine seniors were invited to attend weekend bridge programs that prepared them for their first year of college. This year, All Ways Up gave the Urban Foundation another $10,000 for scholarships to first year students. Help us show All Ways Up how much we appreciate this recognition by making a very generous offer today!
We know that many of you are used to donating directly to the Urban Foundation on our webpage. But just for the next few weeks, during this campaign, please make your donations here. We promise your donation will get to Kid City!
We just need 100 $100 donations to meet our goal! And just four $25 donations =$100. We appreciate all the love and support. Give what you can, and help us meet our goal!