Do you remember your first few weeks of college? Did you nervously navigate a larger than life campus? Instantly become best friends with your roommates? Feel overwhelmed juggling classes?
This year, 15 United Way Marian L. Heard Scholars will have similar experiences. Our goal is to help them succeed.
The MLH Scholars program provides many first-generation college students with support — though financial scholarships and mentoring — to help them navigate college life.
This year, United Way’s young professional women’s group, WINGs (Women Investing in the Next Generation), is helping to send these 15 scholars to school with Back to School Baskets filled with essential items, from notebooks and calculators to laundry baskets and sheets.
These are items that many of us take for granted, but can be a financial burden to many families. By providing these baskets we can make sure the Scholars can focus on the really important aspects of starting college - like making sure you're in the right room for your first class!
DONATE NOW TO FILL A BASKET!
Full Basket - $150
Bedding and Sheets - $75
School Supplies - $50
Laundry Supplies - $30
Snacks and miscellaneous items - $20
To learn more about the MLH Scholars, click here.
To learn more about WINGs, email Lily Lynch.