Goal Card Program

 
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  • Goal Card Program has received 1 donation
    • 2 months ago
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  • Goal Card Program posted a progress report
    FROM GOAL CARDTO MOREHOUSE MAN!!!
    By - Ricco Mitchell - Senior Program Coordinator - Goal Card Program
    The best way to share the impact  of the Goal Card program is to look at what  happens after the students leave the program.  We are proud of all of our graduates, but the program is of no value unless it leads students to finish high school and enter post-Secondary  education.  Brian is one of...
    • 2 months ago
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  • Goal Card Program posted a progress report
    Goal Card Standout: J Porter
    By - Linda L. Williams - President/CEO
    Goal Card Student J Porter truly exemplifies what it means to be a RISER (This is the expectation and goal of every Goal Card student).  He has worked diligently to achieve his goals, including good grades, conduct and attendance.  Goal Card has been a support for his  efforts that have produced...
    • 6 months ago
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  • Goal Card Program has received 1 donation
    • 6 months ago
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  • Goal Card Program has received 2 donations
    • 8 months ago
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  • Goal Card Program posted a progress report
    Goal Card continues to grow!
    By - Aimee Burnwatt - Development Officer
    We are so proud of our Goal Card students! This year, our program expanded to include another school district and is serving even more students in Shelby County. Through the first report card period, we have had many new students enroll in the Goal Card program this year.  Our students who were previously enrolle din...
    • 8 months ago
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  • Goal Card Program has received 1 donation
    • 9 months ago
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  • Goal Card Program has received 3 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Goal Card Program has made updates to their project page.
    • 1 year ago
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  • Goal Card Program posted a progress report
    Goal Card is Growing!
    By - Aimee Burnwatt - Development Officer
    Last school year, our Goal Card program reached over 650 students in high poverty schools in Memphis. We were so pleased to be able to provide the program to students at Melrose High School in the Orange Mound neighborhood starting last school year.  Melrose was ranked in the bottom 5% of schools, so Goal Card was...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Goal Card Program posted a progress report
    Annual Financial Literacy Forum
    By - Aimee Burnwatt - Development Officer
    RISE has been celebrating Financial Literacy month throughout the month of April in all of our programs!  Goal Card celebrated with our annual event for juniors and seniors, the "Planning Your Dreams" Forum. This year, we had students from Melrose High School, KIPP Collegiate School, Booker T. Washington High...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Goal Card Program has made updates to their project page.
    • 1 year ago
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  • Goal Card Program posted a progress report
    Goal Card Students Building Success!
    By - Aimee Burnwatt - Program Coordinator
    We just completed a busy week of report card redemptions in the Goal Card program!  Our students brought their report cards and met with volunteer coaches, who helped them to tally up their points and set goals for the next 9 weeks. We have over 500 students enrolled in the Goal Card program - more...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Goal Card Program posted a progress report
    GOAL CARD REDEMPTION WEEK COMING SOON!!!
    By - Linda L. Williams - President/CEO
    With the report card period around the corner, the RISE foundation and its Goal Card staff are working to get all the necessary forms in place to make the upcoming student report card event a success. This year, October 16th-23rd is the date of the first redemption week. It basically serves as a starting point from where...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Goal Card Program has received 1 donation
    • 2 years ago
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  • Goal Card Program posted a progress report
    RISE Helps Memphis Woman Achieve College Dreams
    By - Linda L. Williams - President/CEO
    Memphian Shaneka  has overcome the formidable odds stacked against her to graduate from Lane College with her bachelor’s degree in business in just three years instead of the standard four. On Sunday, June 23, Graham, who was salutatorian of Northside High School’s Class of 2010, will receive her degree in...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Goal Card Program posted a progress report
    "Planning Your Dreams"
    By - Linda L. Williams - President/CEO
    For the past two years, RISE has worked with  juniors and seniors in Memphis zip code 38126 by helping them to not only  think  about their careers choices that they plan to pursue, but to financially look at how their career choices will lead them to realize their desired lifestyles.  Most students...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Goal Card Program posted a progress report
    A Successful Milestone for Goal Card Students
    By - Linda L. Williams - President/CEO
    The RISE Foundation had the opportunity to celebrate with 6 (out of the 11 inductees) Goal Card students who were inducted in the Booker T. Washington High School's National Honor Society for the 2012/2013 school year.  With a total of 17 members, the 11 new members were eager to have such an honor placed on their...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Goal Card Program posted a progress report
    Goal Card students are off to a terrific start!
    By - Linda L. Williams - President/CEO
    Last school year was super but RISE is proud to to see parents not only enrolling their youth in school on time but making sure that they are re-enrolled in the Goal Card program. Beginning school on time is important because teachers begin instruction on day one and RISE strongly believes that each day...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Goal Card Program has received 8 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Goal Card Program posted a progress report
    Goal Card students say "Thank You" to Volunteers!
    By - Linda L. Williams - President/CEO
    At the end of each school year, RISE and a few of the Goal Card students gather to thank the volunteers, who provide coaching sessions for the youth each school reporting period.  This year, the event was held on June7th and hosted by a RISE Board member whose home happened to be on the golf course where...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Goal Card Program posted a progress report
    Goal Card Hosts Financial/Career Seminar For Youth
    By - Alisha Tillery - Resource Development Coordinator
    The Goal Card Program held another successful Redemption Day in January 2012. Volunteers from University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center and International Paper helped students with tutoring, as well as tallying points received for good grades and conduct to collect incentive's prizes. Additionally, Mrs. Heath Faraci,...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Goal Card Program posted a progress report
    Longtime Goal Card Student Shows Academic Success
    By - Alisha Tillery - Project Leader
    The RISE Goal Card Program's purpose is to help children in low-income area of 38126  excel in academics, while maintaining satisfactory conduct and attendance. The program boasts a 90 percent graduation rate and entry into a post-secondary institution of higher learning. Brian Johnson (pictured below) is just one...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Goal Card Program posted a progress report
    September 16, 2011 Project Report
    By - Alisha Tillery - Resource Development Coordinator
    RISE's Goal Card Program kicked off another year, registering over 90 students in during school registration for the 2011-2012 academic year. As of April 2011, there were 356 students enrolled in the program. Funds donated through GlobalGiving provide incentives for youth. Last year, a total of 254 redemptions were...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Goal Card Program has received 6 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Goal Card Program posted a progress report
    GlobalGiving March, 2011 Report
    By - Linda L. Williams - President/CEO
      During the last nine week report card period for Goal Card here in Memphis, students have made tremendous improvements. The first nine weeks which occurred Oct. 20-21,, 2010 was the baseline this school year.  The second report card period  (January  12, 13) reflects that students had a 50%...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Goal Card Program has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 5 years ago
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  • Goal Card Program has received 2 donations
    • 5 years ago
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Project Leader

Linda Williams

Memphis, Tennessee United States

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Map of Goal Card Program