The importance of completing the FAFSA

Lauren Jeong Uncategorized 0 Comments

In 2017, Metro Atlanta’s graduation rate was 80% and only 75% of those graduates enrolled in a post-secondary institution. A major barrier of college enrollment is cost. Sixty percent of Georgia college graduates finish with debt. Yet only 67% of Georgia’s high school seniors completed a FAFSA last year, which …

#LoveIsStronger in Pittsburgh

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“Unity is strength.” – Mattie Stephanek Our hearts are with the city of Pittsburgh in the aftermath of the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue during which 11 people were killed. We stand with Pittsburgh in this time of tragedy as they mourn, gather at funerals and grieve together. …

The ballot measure that is important to me

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By Jen Bennecke, Community Foundation donor My husband Paul and I have a fund at the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta because we want to demonstrate to our children that philanthropy is one important aspect of being a contributing citizen in our community. Voting is another way we can all have …