Dear family and friends,
This has been a chaotic few weeks, but I wanted to take a moment to share with you some highlights of our recent work and give you an update on how we are handling the pandemic at College Possible.
We are all learning how to maneuver this “new normal.” There have been missteps and stumbling blocks, anxiousness and uncertainty. We serve a population that is already vulnerable, but that has increased greatly in the past few weeks. We must stand with our students and continue to be a place of consistent support for each of them on their path to collegiate success. This is why we need you now, more than ever.
As an executive director, I look ahead and worry about how this situation will affect our nonprofit, financially. We rely on the generous support of local funders, individual and corporate donors.
At College Possible, we have always taken pride in the fact that we stand with students and fight to meet their needs. Now more than ever, we’re compelled to help empower students toward success. I can’t thank each of you enough for your ongoing commitment to our students and the community.
Please take care of yourself and those you love. You can reach out to me with any questions at AFrazier@CollegePossible.org.
College Possible proudly serves more than 700 high school students in the Omaha metro at 10 partner high schools across in six different districts this academic year 2019-20.
College Possible also serves more than 1,200 college students from Omaha, enrolled at 90 colleges and universities regionally and nationwide. Seventy-five percent of students are persons of color and nearly 80 percent of College Possible students are the first in their family to attend college with a reported annual family income of less than $35,000 per year.
College Possible Omaha was founded during the 2011-12 school year. Thirty AmeriCorps members currently serve Omaha through the site.
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