In 1988, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed the month of May National Foster Care Month. Read more on the history of foster care in the United States.
Courtney Simmons visit to the principal’s office in 8th grade was a life-changing moment. Read more on Courtney’s journey.
Cassie Scarzafava recently joined the Give Back team. Currently, she serves as the Give Back Graduate Assistant at Binghamton University. Read more on Cassie’s future aspirations.
The community school’s model at Binghamton University provides students and faculty with the resources necessary for students to achieve a higher education. Learn more.
Follow along with us as we take a personal dive into a typical school week for Give Back Scholar, Angel. Angel is a sophomore at Newtown High School in Queens, New York.
Elaine Connelly is one of our mentors via the Osborne Association. Our first two New York scholars benefit from their program and are mentored by Elaine.
Lauren Yates became the first person in her family to receive a college degree. Learn about Lauren’s journey to become a school counselor.
Give Back scholar Andrew Coates has big dreams of becoming an actor. Learn about his experiences with Disney Dreamers Academy.
On October 10th, 100 Give Back scholars from New Jersey attended a dinner to celebrate their hard work. We enjoyed a delicious meal, listened to student and university speakers, and heard from Bob Carr himself. Thank you to all who joined us!
Read more on the powerful story of first generation college graduate, Sergio Gonzalez.