First Star is creating Foster Youth Education
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Established in 1999, First Star is a national non-profit that seeks to improve the lives of foster youth and youth at risk of abuse and neglect by strengthening their rights and illuminating systemic failures through policy advocacy and targeted programs.

First Star’s Foster Youth Academies are the only long-term foster youth programs nationally that include a multi-year residential component on university campuses. The Academies, operated in partnership with elite universities and local child welfare agencies, show youth they belong on a college campus, and help them get there. There are seven Academies nationally: UCLA, University of Connecticut, University of Rhode Island, George Washington University, Rowan University, University of Central Florida, and Loyola University Chicago. 100% of participating youth graduate high school, and 90% enroll in higher education.
visit us at www.firststar.org
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A $25 monthly pledge receives a First Star Teddy Bear
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A $50 monthly pledge allows a couple to attend our annual fundraiser
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A monthly pledge of $100 invites you to monthly virtual group mentoring sessions with serial entrepreneur/ do gooder Peter Samuelson - founder of Starlight and First Star.
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A monthly pledge of $250 gets you individual in-person mentoring lunch session with Peter Samuelson in Los Angeles. 
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We make a four year commitment to the youth in our program, help us support one youth, one month at a time. 
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Established in 1999, First Star is a national non-profit that seeks to improve the lives of foster youth and youth at risk of abuse and neglect by strengthening their rights and illuminating systemic failures through policy advocacy and targeted programs.

First Star’s Foster Youth Academies are the only long-term foster youth programs nationally that include a multi-year residential component on university campuses. The Academies, operated in partnership with elite universities and local child welfare agencies, show youth they belong on a college campus, and help them get there. There are seven Academies nationally: UCLA, University of Connecticut, University of Rhode Island, George Washington University, Rowan University, University of Central Florida, and Loyola University Chicago. 100% of participating youth graduate high school, and 90% enroll in higher education.
visit us at www.firststar.org

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Access to Patreon only feed and special emails regrading non-profit start ups and entreprenuership. 
Pledge $25 or more per Scholarships
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A $25 monthly pledge receives a First Star Teddy Bear
Pledge $50 or more per Scholarships
0 patrons
A $50 monthly pledge allows a couple to attend our annual fundraiser
Pledge $100 or more per Scholarships
0 patrons
A monthly pledge of $100 invites you to monthly virtual group mentoring sessions with serial entrepreneur/ do gooder Peter Samuelson - founder of Starlight and First Star.
Pledge $250 or more per Scholarships
0 patrons
A monthly pledge of $250 gets you individual in-person mentoring lunch session with Peter Samuelson in Los Angeles.