On behalf of the students we support, please consider making a contribution to Farther Foundation this holiday season.
Farther Foundation provides opportunities for economically disadvantaged students to travel worldwide and interact with individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences. They are immersed in new cultures and experiences, learn and develop skills, provide service, cultivate leadership potential and attain personal growth.
It is said that the longest journey begins with a single step, and a great first step it was. In our first program year, sixteen eager and deserving students had life changing experiences on five different continents with Farther Foundation scholarships. But no journey is truly taken alone. None of this could happen without the support of many people like you making contributions large and small.
One of our scholarship recipients, Diamond, lived in Costa Rica for a month learning Spanish and serving the local community. Upon her return she said, “I feel I can do anything now.” Another, Eddie, learned documentary arts while challenging himself with a month-long wilderness adventure in the Pacific Northwest. After his return, Eddie reported, “I’ve matured and view my goals in a whole different perspective. I take responsibilities more seriously than I ever have before.” They, like all our students, returned from their experiences more mature, confident and determined to be successful. This is the difference we are making and it is evident. You can see more photos, comments and stories on our website and appreciate the impact we have on our students’ lives.
Now is our critical fundraising season when we will determine how many students we will be able to support with scholarships in 2010. Help change a life by sending a check or going to our website now to contribute via credit card.
Please contact me with any questions or if you would like to discuss ways of becoming more involved in the mission and programs of Farther Foundation.
David Weindling, Founder & Director