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Making a Difference

 We simplify navigating the education system. Learn about our passionate team and how you can help

Calendar of Events

August 10, 2019

Shreveport Goes to College Trunk Giveaway!

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

LSUS - University Center

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August 10, 2019

Shreveport Goes to College Trunk Giveaway!

 We invite first-generation college freshmen to listen to community leaders as they share their "I'm First" stories. Enjoy inspiring messages, collect need-to-know resources, and leave with a footlocker filled with college essentials - Registration is required.  Click here, to sign-up 

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

LSUS - University Center

+ Event Details

 

Local nonprofit helps first-generation college students

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About Us

Our Team

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Our amazing team of educators and business professionals are committed to helping others.  We take our convictions and turn them into action.  Think you would be a good fit? See our form below for more information!

The Need

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 Louisiana colleges has among the lowest college retention rates in the nation: First-generation college students and students with disabilities have much higher rates of drop outs than their counterparts.  

Our Mission

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 We will work to increase the number of disadvantaged students who complete college successfully through partnerships and community support. 

Our Programs

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  Dedicated to improving the quality of life for first-generation college students by providing the basic supplies needed to begin college successfully and professional mentoring  that will encourage students to stay in school and keep them connected to the community.  We want to celebrate and support those in Shreveport who are among the first in their family to attend and graduate from college. 


OUR EVENTS

  •   Annual Trunk Giveaway! First-generation college freshmen are invited to listen to community leaders as they share their "I'm First" stories. Students will experience inspiring messages, collect need-to-know resources, and leave with a footlocker filled with college essentials - Registration begins July 20. 
  • Dorm Room Supply Drive - Donate dorm room essentials at designated drop off locations to support the Trunk Giveaway. 
  • "I'm First!" Shreveport -Join us on Facebook to share your "I'm First!" story in support of first-generation college students. 


How You Can Help

  • Become a Corporate Sponsor with a donation of $1000 dollars or more. 
  • Become a friend of Shreveport Goes to College with a donation of $500
  • Sponsor a college footlocker filled with dorm room essentials for $250
  • Donate dorm room supplies at selected locations. 
  • Purchase a Shreveport Goes to College t-shirt by clicking the headline above.
  • Make a monetary donation by clicking the action button below

Make checks payable to YouToo, Inc. 904 E. Kings Highway, 71105

Click here to view our Dorm Room Supply 

If These Walls Could Talk

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 Offers guidance to

families of students with disabilities

on how to navigate the education system successfully. Email  questions to hello@youtooinc.com.

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Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve conditions. Your generous donation will fund our mission.

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