Rating: 5 stars 77 reviews
Issues: Children & Youth, Education
Location: 6100 Wilshire Boulevard Ste 600 Los Angeles CA 90048 USA
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I have been with the Fund for over 20 years. I started as a scholar through junior high and high school and scholarship recipient in college and continued working with the fund as a volunteer and now as a donor/sponsor. I have continued with the Fund because it fulfills the promise that through education one can accomplish many things that would not have been possible otherwise. Now as a psychologist and working with an underserved population I am appreciating even more how much the Fund did for me; exposure to new things and environments as well as the freedom to dream beyond my limitations and make those dreams a reality.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
Above all I experienced passionate and compassionate people that want to help underserved populations and that is wonderfully to be around. They are some of the most empathatic and encouraging people to be around. Also, I have been to the writers' conference in Sun Valley.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
I would increase the support to those going to college out-of-state because it is always hard for them to leave their homes.