Kicking off on #GivingTuesday 2020, Teen Success, Inc.’s Board of Directors invests in breaking the cycle of poverty for young families; All donations matched through the end of 2020 up to $65,000
MILPITAS, CA, November 30, 2020 – Teen Success, Inc.’s Board of Directors takes a stand for educational equity and young families of color by matching all donations made to Teen Success, Inc. through December 31, 2020. The $65,000 matching campaign kicks off on December 1, in conjunction with #GivingTuesday, a national day of giving where everyone can make a difference.
Teen Success, Inc. empowers young mothers to graduate high school, pursue post-secondary education, and break the cycle of poverty for themselves and their children.
“When young families thrive, we all do,” says Karin Kelley, Executive Director of Teen Success, Inc. “With the support of our Board of Directors, we can continue our work empowering two generations, even in the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic.”
Teen Success, Inc.’s Board of Directors includes Silicon Valley leaders and philanthropists: Co-Chairs – Madonna Bolano, Human Resources Executive, and Ellen Moir, founder of New Teacher Center; Treasurer – Stuart Berman, Bell Biosystems, Inc.; Secretary – Aarti Chandna, Strategy Consultant; and Board Members at Large – Raquel Donoso, Pacific Foundation Services; Cathy Foster, eBay; Nancy Heinen, Community Advocate; Amanda Renteria, Code for America; and Brian Smiley, Apple Inc. (retired).
Teen Success, Inc. is a trusted 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in the Bay Area, California. The organization has earned GuideStar’s highest level of recognition for nonprofit organizations: the GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency, for its commitment to transparency and service to its supporters and program participants.
Teen Success, Inc. accepts donations online at teensuccess.networkforgood.com; checks payable to Teen Success, Inc. at Teen Success, Inc., Sobrato Center for Nonprofits 508 Valley Way, Milpitas, CA 95035; recommendations from donor advised funds; corporate matches; and donations of stock.
About Teen Success, Inc.: Teen Success, Inc.’s goal is to empower young mothers across California with the support, skill building, and opportunities they need to help them re-enroll and stay in school while developing parenting skills to nurture their child’s positive development. Every year, over 85% of participants in the Teen Success, Inc. program graduate high school, or are on track to do so, versus only 38% of teen mothers that graduate high school nationally. Learn more at www.teensuccess.org.