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Community - December 5, 2018

Holiday Fund: Upward Scholars offers 'life-changing' educational help

by Linda Prieto, executive director of Upward Scholars

Nine months ago, Upward Scholars student Isabel Guerra earned her living cleaning other people's houses. Now, she's an administrative assistant.

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Posted by mkk
a resident of Menlo Park: The Willows
on Dec 8, 2018 at 2:22 pm

I am a tutor for Upward Scholars. US is a very well-organized foundation and I recommend it without hesitation to anyone who is interested in volunteering as a tutor and/or anyone who is looking to donate money to a quality organization that is both helping those in need and allowing of us to live in a better-educated and happier community.

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Posted by Julie
a resident of Menlo Park: Menlo Oaks
on Dec 10, 2018 at 11:15 am

I've attended several Conversation Clubs hosted by Upward Scholars, and left so energized each time. I saw first hand how my time made a difference, so it was a no brainer to also make a small donation. I like supporting local organizations who are helping people in need right in our community. These adult students are inspiring and deserving!

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