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Love in Abundance

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Causes: Children & Youth, Children & Youth Services, Counseling, Mental Health, Single Parent Agencies, Youth Development - Citizenship

Mission: Love In Abundance works to help students heighten her value of self by increasing her Human Capital (Social, Symbolic, Economic, and Cultural Capitals)

Results: LIA has helped 47 students enter and remain in college. LIA has helped 17 parents enter college for 1st time. LIA is a nominating organization for the Posse Foundation. LIA's founder is the author of the College Must Begin in 8th Grade Literary Series, that will donate 40% to LIA from each project in the series.

Target demographics: Title One and Lower Performing Schools

Direct beneficiaries per year: Approximately 100-150 students per year. LIA nominated our first Posse Foundation Scholar after having recently received the honor of being a nominating organization.

Geographic areas served: Houston and surrounding cities

Programs: College Must Begin in 8th Grade Life and Pre-College Preparatory Program

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2 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

3 Vernetta F.

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

I have connected with Vickie on several occasions. I have gotten to know more about what Love in Abundance does. I have seen the girls perform in a city-wide event and they were well poised. Vickie is more than passionate about the research she does to ensure that the young ladies in her program receive only the absolute best as far as preparation for their future. Due to her passion and diligence with Love in Abundance my company has shown support in any and every way we can to ensure this program stays around to help even more girls.

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Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

As a school administrator in Humble ISD and I witnessed the work of their youth in a conference. Love in Abundance provided quality learning activities and events that equip youth for responsible living. It was a priviledge to work with their youth and to see the students working in the program.