Many kids from lower-income families don’t have the financial means or support to earn a college degree. Give Something Back Foundation is changing that for some students.
After several months of reconstruction, GSBF reopened Lincoln Landing on June 14.
The Give Something Back Foundation recently hired a Director of Philanthropy, but we didn’t go through the usual employment agency or job board route to fill this important position. Instead, we dipped into a pool of candidates we are particularly proud of — our GSBF alumni. Frances Higgins Brodeur was part of GSBF’s first cohort […]
Allison Price, mentor and program manager for the Give Something Back Foundation, describes how her first day on the job set a new bar for memorable life moments.
April 22, 2016 Five ninth graders from Princeton High School have been awarded full scholarships to one of four New Jersey colleges by the Give Something Back Foundation. Congratulations to these students and welcome to the foundation! Read the full story at PlanetPrinceton.com. About Robert Carr Robert Carr is the author of “Through the Fires: […]
April 22, 2016 One week ago today, the Give Something Back Foundation awarded 23 9th graders from Bridgeton High School in Bridgeton, NJ, with a full scholarship to one of its partner colleges in New Jersey: Rowan University, The College of New Jersey, Montclair State University and Saint Peter’s University. Congratulations to these students! And read more […]
April 18, 2016 If our country is going to meet President Obama’s goal of having the highest proportion of college graduates in the world by 2020, then our high school students need more college readiness support than ever. At the center of the college preparation effort, I’ve come to learn, are high school counselors. While […]
April 11, 2016 The new edition of my book, Through the Fires: An American Story of Turbulence, Business Triumph and Giving Back, has been released. Proceeds from the sales of this book will be donated to Give Something Back. To learn more, read here. The book can be purchased on Amazon or on my blog, above. About […]
While I’ve never been on a pair of skates (not a day in my 70 years!), I must say I’m impressed with what skating — particularly ice hockey — has done for the lives of a bunch of underserved kids from the inner cities in Philadelphia.
I’m talking about a program called Snider Hockey, which is run by the nonprofit Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation. Ed is chairman of Comcast Spectacor and the Philadelphia Flyers. He launched the program years ago with the Philadelphia School District to teach hockey as part of physical education. Before long Ed realized it was much more than hockey these kids were learning, so his foundation created a five-day-a-week after school program that also provides tutors for kids who need academic help.
fundraising challenge for Give Something Back Foundation kicks off at sales convention in San Antonio San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) March 07, 2016 Robert O. Carr, Chairman and CEO of Heartland Payment Systems and Founder of the Give Something Back Foundation, and Tony Robbins, New York Times Best Selling Author, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, and the nation’s #1 […]