Shirley Ann Sullivan Educational Foundation Overview
Target demographics: Our target demographic is children and youth ages 0-25 years of age. We help children and young people in some of the most poor and violent neighborhoods in the world.
Direct beneficiaries per year: 5,000
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Work in our library, tutor children with homework, pick up and deliver donated materials. Help facilitate our youth employment workshops. Mentor a young person into a job.
Geographic areas served: Angola, Brazil, Germany, Liberia and United States of America
Programs: Adopt A School: Creating better schools and communities
Educate Every Child:Teaching development education to children and youth in the classroom
The Day Projects: Educating children and youth on the benefits of volunteer initiatives and community service have on our society
International Mentoring Partnership: Youth employment - transition from school to work
Technology and Development: Developing the capacity of individuals and non profit organizations by providing computers, websites and training.
Scholarships: Alvalon Scholars and Todd McQuillan Memorial Arts Fund
Award nominee for Raising the Social Consciousness of Children and Youth in Brazil
We have donated 5 Children's Libraries in Brazil; New books, New computers
We have hosted Youth Education for Employment Conferences in Angola, Brazil and Liberia.
We have paid for children to go to primary, secondary, vocational and college, purchased school supplies, provided a bit of food and transportation.
We have raised the money to build a primary school and pay school fees for the first 100 children to attend.
Mentored young people into professional jobs with Fortune 500 companies and local companies.
Our youth education for employment program has resulted in two self-sustaining youth NGO's. Found by the young people in Angola and Liberia.