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September 21, 2009

My husband insisted that our daughter go to a summer program he heard of called "Aim High." Our daughter said it was the best program she had ever gone to. I became a volunteer, my husband joined the board, my daughter graduated and my son began. My daughter became a volunteer, then a staff member. She wrote her college essay about Aim High. She is now a college graduate working at the Boys and Girls club. My husband continues on the board and I continue as a volunteer. We are an Aim High family.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

the education of my children, in my personal development as a supporter of disadvantaged youth.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

replicate the program in more schools.

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

getting to know the dedicated staff and watching the students enthusiasm.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

devoted educators, inspired college and high school students and true believers in Aim High Magic.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Provide services to more students.

Ways to make it better...

the program could offer spots to all of the students who apply.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

maintaining a steady fundraising growth to meet the growing demand for space in the program.

One thing I'd also say is that...

Aim High is a great example of the possibilities of a good educational program to inspire students to become engaged and succeed.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?


Volunteer & I have helped in the classroom and in the office.