Let's Dare to Do More...Again!
That's right. Just like in 2014, a generous donor who wants LaGuardia students to succeed has stepped forward, anonymously, to offer a $1 million gift if we raise an additional $1 million by December 31st.We met the Challenge last year and, with your support, we'll do it again.Imagine the extraordinary difference that will make in the lives of LaGuardia students.
By check: LaGuardia Community College Foundation 31-10 Thomson Avenue Room E508 Long Island City, NY 11101
For more information or if you have any questions, please call the LaGuardia Community College Foundation at 718-482-5010
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LaGuardia Community College President, Gail O. Mellow. Dr. Jill Biden, Second Lady of the United States, Rachel Chambers, a LaGuardia student.
Who is Rachel Chambers?
When Rachel left her native Jamaica and joined her mom, Sharon, in New York City, they both dreamed of pursuing college degrees, but tough times nearly ended their dreams until Rachel's LaGuardia Community College Foundation scholarship made the difference in easing the family's financial burden. Sharon graduated LaGuardia this past June and daughter Rachel is on track for graduation next spring. This fall, Rachel was selected as s spokesperson for the White House's Heads Up America campaign to promote President Obama's initiative for free community college education. Take a look at Rachel with comedian Louis C.K. and others celebrities like Chris Rock in the Heads Up America campaign at headsupamerica.us/act
You can hear Rachel's story in her own words in the video above.
Think about how many more students we can keep on track for graduation and headed down the road to success if we meet the 2015 Million Dollar Challenge.
More scholarships, more textbooks, more MetroCards, and more funds available for those inevitable emergencies too many LaGuardia students face living on the edge of poverty with a fragile support network and little margin for error.