Rotary District 5340: San Diego, California

Mother’s Day Run Sponsorship Drive/Telethon

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March 16, 2016 5:45 pm - March 16, 2016 7:00 pm
Price Charities, University Avenue, San Diego, CA, United States
Address: Price Charities, University Avenue, San Diego, CA, United States
As you know, our big fundraising event of the year, the Mother's Day Run, is coming up. The majority of the funds raised for the San Diego Rescue Mission come from sponsorship, and that's where you come in. We will meet at Price Charities at 5:45pm with our phones and laptops and call, email, and otherwise contact potential sponsors to increase exposure and raise as much money as possible. If you don't already have an idea of whom to contact, now is a good time to start compiling a list! We will put together a running list of current sponsors, those already contacted, and any follow-up notes.

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    Please email marge.cole@yahoo.com for address.

    About the Monarch School

    Monarch has served San Diego for nearly three decades, beginning as a one-room education center and expanding into a K-12 comprehensive school designed to educate homeless youth.

    There are more than 1.2 million homeless students across the country and 22,000 in San Diego County alone. Research shows homelessness contributes to a wide range of challenges including physical and psychological problems, safety fears and academic struggles. It’s estimated that 75% of homeless students do not receive a high school diploma. The barriers these students face, hinder their ability to become contributing, successful members of their families and society and place them at a high risk of becoming tomorrow’s homeless adults.

    At Monarch, we give students the skills and tools they need to overcome these odds.

    Sandra McBrayer founded the school in 1987 recognizing the need to get homeless youth off the streets and in school. She was later named Teacher of the Year by President Bill Clinton for her work. In 1999, the Monarch School Project a 501 (c)(3) was established by San Diego Rotary to help relocate the school to a new facility. Today, the partnership between the school and the non-profit continues to make Monarch a recognized leader in the education of homeless youth.