C.A.R.E. provides you with the supplies you need to succeed.

You respond to society’s call when you apply for college or other higher education options – but you struggle to pay tuition and buy the basic college and

room essentials. We are here to help you acquire the basic essentials! Join the College and Room Essentials (C.A.R.E.) Initiative by applying to receive a

care package. If selected you we will award you with a care package that includes school supplies, bedding, toiletries and other essential items.

Eligibility and Requirements:

  1. You must have an acceptance letter to begin college, a trade school or self-directed program (i.e. Gap Year program, etc.) in Fall 2019. This letter must be submitted with the C.A.R.E. application or by May 13, 2019.  Applications will be accepted from April 1, 2019 – May 13, 2019.
  2. You must have an economic need. If you find the cost of tuition and books are creating a burden for you and your family, APPLY!
  3. If selected, you must participate in the 2 day, 6-hour Higher Education Suitcase series focused on time and financial management, the power of networking and setting goals for the future.
  4. You must complete the full application with quality essays by May 13 2019

Selection Process:

Students are selected based on the quality of their essays.

Questions: Contact us at 518-207-0209 or email


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