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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 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! Where community members come together to share their personal "I'm First!" stories; first-generation college students will receive need-to-know resources from community experts and leave with a college footlocker filled with dorm room essentials to help jump start their college career.
  • Dorm Room Supply Drive - Donate dorm room essentials at designated drop off locations to support the Trunk Giveaway. 
  • "I'm First"! Shreveport - A call to action for first- generation college students and first generation college graduates to purchase a Shreveport Goes to College t-shirt to support the efforts of Shreveport Goes to College

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 and join the "I'm First!" Shreveport Movement on Instagram #shreveportgoestocollege
  • Make a monetary donation by clicking the action button below

Make checks payable to YouToo, 904 E. Kings Highway, 71105Click here to view our Dorm Room Supply List 

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.