Invitation to the Rotary Club of Federal City Fundraiser for Generation Hope & RYLA

Come join us for our Rotary Fundraiser supporting two great organization, Generation Hope and RYLA!

We will be offering great door prizes during our happy hour and social at La Tasca's in Chinatown. If you can't make it to the event that night, donations are welcome any time prior to the event. All checks should be made out to Rotary Club of Federal City.

Please feel free to invite friends and co-workers to our Rotary Fundraiser. The Fundraiser is open to all. We hope to see you there and thank you for your support!

When: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 starting at 6:30pm

Where: La Tasca  722 7th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20001

Generation Hope is the only community-based nonprofit organization solely focused on college completion for teen parents in the D.C. area and is a rarity across the United States. Founded in 2010, Generation Hope selects teen mothers and teen fathers who have displayed academic achievement and a desire to go to college to become Scholars in the Generation Hope Scholar Program.  Once accepted, Generation Hope provides each Scholar with two supports that we believe increase the likelihood that they will obtain their college degree; up to $2,400 per year in tuition assistance and one-on-one mentoring. This support stays with Scholars until they earn their two or four-year degree.

RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards) is s an intense 3-day, 2 night leadership training high school students who have shown a potential for rendering important service to their schools and communities. More than 150 high school students attended RYLA last year. Participants are nominated by local Rotary clubs and for these high school students, this recognition offers the opportunity to build self-confidence, gain exposure to a variety of issues and people, meet active community leaders, and learn valuable information and career skills. We will be fundraising to send at least one high school kid to this event in February.

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