I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
meeting their students, hearing their stories and watching the amazing transformation.
Ways to make it better...
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
do everything possible to broaden the awareness of SRA throughout the community.
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What specific problem, purpose, priority, or project prompted your gift?
Hearing from the students directly and seeing first hand what enormous challenges they overcame on their journey. The obstacles in many cases go significantly beyond financial issues as some of the students have been through emotional turmoil at a young age, were homeless for a period or neglected. The children have the will, the drive and the work ethic to succeed - all self-imposed.
Why did you make your donation at this time?
I was introduced to SRA a few years ago, at about the same time my own daughter was applying to, and subsequently leaving for, college. While my daughter is very independent and self-sufficient, there was still much input needed from her parents (and many other expenes outside of the tuition/room & board). It was hard to imagine a student going through this with no resouces. SRA IS that resource.
What would you tell others about this organization?
In addition to being a tremendous cause, the organization is Incredibly low overheard and very well manged.
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