Thank you for supporting Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection!
Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection empowers at-risk youth to graduate from high school and become college and career ready. Our funding model relies on philanthropic support to generate approximately 50% of the resources needed to provide services to the more than 4,000 students currently enrolled in the program.
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Horizon Society recognizes total giving of $1,000+ since July 1
Your gift of $1,000 helps us to provide core program services including complete wrap-around services for students for a full academic year. Our full-time, professional Youth Advocates mentor students and coordinate all graduation, college, and career readiness services that students need to meet their individualized plans.
Your gift of $500 helps us to provide core program services including preparing students for entry into the workforce through Youth Employment Training Academy (YETA). Students receive 25 hours of training in interviewing and entry-level job skills. Employment helps students refine career goals and develop marketable job skills as they earn money toward college tuition.
Your gift of $250 helps us to provide core program services including individualized tutoring and academic enrichment services for students. After-school academic enrichments help students improve their study skills, enhance test taking ability, and stay motivated to improve their grades, graduate, and go on to college.
Your gift of $100 helps us to provide core program services including robust, year-round enrichment activities. These weekly after-school programs encourage students to avoid teen pregnancy and help them understand and evaluate future life options, build self-confidence, and increase school success.
Your gift of $50 helps us to provide core program services including helping students on the pathway to a college degree through college tours and assistance in selecting and applying to colleges, pursuing scholarships, and applying for financial aid.