The Albany Public Schools Foundation believes that EVERY student should have an opportunity to succeed. The Student Assistance Program strives to break down barriers in K-12 and post-secondary education due to issues such as homelessness, financial challenges, limited parental support, and other educational obstacles.
Year 1: Provides items such as dorm room essentials, school supplies, laptops and much more.
Year 1-4: Needs-based criteria, which helps fill financial gaps.
Chris, Rose, George, Naia, and Susana, graduates from AOS, SAHS, and WAHS, talk about their challenges and the importance of the Student Assistance Program in their lives.
Katelyn, from South Albany High School, and Jodi, from West Albany High School, talk about the importance of the Student Assistance Program in their students lives.
Over 2,000 Student Care Packages are provided each year!
Your support of k-12 could provide:
Thanks to the generosity of our community sponsors, we are able to do great things for Albany kids! Because of you, low-income students receive school supplies, basic needs, technology, and other critical resources. Through the post-secondary Student Assistance Program, economically disadvantaged students also receive mentorship and financial assistance to transition from high school to college/trade school.
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