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About gofarther

David is the founder and director of Farther Foundation,a charitable scholarship organization. Farther Foundation enables students from economically disadvantaged circumstances to explore interests, expand horizons, gain inspiration and elevate aspirations for leadership and success. We do this by providing scholarships and support for students to participate in educational travel experiences that are significant and potentially life changing.

Enjoy our annual yearbook

“I found myself whispering a silent ‘thank you’ week after week of my journey.” –Sparkle This past summer, 33 eager and deserving students were awarded Farther Foundation scholarships that enabled them to have life-changing experiences across the country and around … Continue reading

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2017 Travel Photo Contest Winners!

Our students document their experiences in photos and we select our favorites and award the students prizes for their achievement. Here are the prize winning photos this year! Continue reading

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Go Farther – Anahi abroad in the Dominican Republic

This past summer, Anahi took a bold step beyond the familiar and participated in a program in the Dominican Republic where she had the opportunity and responsibility to volunteer in local medical clinics. Continue reading

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Farther Foundation adds new board member

Farther Foundation is pleased to announce that Maryanne Woo has joined its board of directors. Farther Foundation inspires deserving, low-income Chicago area high school students to meet their highest potential by providing scholarships for participation in enrichment travel programs. Ms. … Continue reading

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Mid-Year Report, 2017

Our Mid-year Report is now available. Learn about our mission and the students we serve. Continue reading

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College persistence and graduation

College persistence and graduation: going to college is not enough, graduation is the key. Continue reading

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Go Farther and Discover

Uriel was awarded our MVT — Most Valuable Traveler Continue reading

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