A Heartfelt Thank You to our Amazing College PASS Sponsors!

GAINESVILLE, FL. (EEF News) The Education Equalizer Foundation’s College PASS program has garnered tremendous support from its sponsors, enabling over two dozen talented students to enroll in a transformative, multi-year college preparedness program. The foundation extends its deepest gratitude to these sponsors for their unwavering commitment to the program’s success.

Through the generous contributions of these sponsors, scholars and their families now have access to invaluable resources and guidance that will aid them in securing admission to numerous colleges and acquiring scholarships for their higher education journey. This support provides academic preparation and ensures the availability of mentorship programs that will equip students for life after high school. The belief and dedication of these sponsors in the students’ potential are expected to create a ripple effect, positively impacting their lives and communities for years to come.

Maple Street Biscuit Company deserves special recognition as the food sponsor, providing delicious meals fueling scholars during their studies. The delectable biscuits and nourishing treats satiate their appetites and serve as a reminder of the caring community they are part of.

The foundation is still accepting food donations for its scholars. Those interested in helping provide food can contact Ms. Edwina Hurst at edwina.hurst@educationequalizers.com.

Project YouthBuild receives heartfelt appreciation as the classroom sponsor for their commitment to providing a safe and conducive learning environment. This sponsorship has played a pivotal role in creating a space where students can thrive, explore their passions, and prepare for their bright futures.

The Common Black College Application is recognized as the HBCU application sponsor, facilitating access to a wide range of historically black colleges and universities. This partnership has opened doors of opportunity for scholars, empowering them to pursue higher education without limitations.

The Partnership for Reimagining Gainesville, a valued business sponsor, has shown unwavering belief in the foundation’s mission. Their support has been instrumental in empowering students to envision a better future, demonstrating that businesses are invested in their success and committed to creating a thriving community.

The foundation is immensely grateful for the support of Colliers International, United Way, Walmart Foundation, Wagmore Foundation, and The Children’s Trust of Alachua County, who have acted as fiscal sponsors. Their financial expertise and guidance have been crucial in effective resource allocation, ensuring that every dollar has the greatest impact on transforming lives and empowering students to achieve their dreams. These sponsors’ commitment to education and community empowerment has been pivotal in making the College PASS program a reality, and the foundation expresses deep gratitude for their partnership and generosity.

By working together, these sponsors are changing lives and breaking down barriers to education. Their support has made it possible for deserving students to embark on a journey of success. The foundation acknowledges these sponsors’ invaluable contributions and dedication to empowering the next generation. It looks forward to continuing the journey together, with the shared vision of creating a brighter future for all.

EEF About Us

The Education Equalizer Foundation works with middle through high school students and their families to demystify the college admittance process and provide scholars with the necessary tools to graduate.

EEF Giving Statement

We are a 100% volunteer organization with no full-time staff. Last year, we helped over 100 students get assistance with college preparedness. This year, we will help 150 students. It costs $6.00 a day to provide services to one student. Give today.

Thank you to the following organizations for sponsoring The Education Equalizer Foundation.

The Wagmore Foundation

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