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New $30,000 Grant Recipient Awarded from Power:Ed

Helping Hands of Georgetown was recently awarded a $30,000 grant from Power:Ed, a philanthropy of the SC Student Loan Corporation.

“Helping Hands of Georgetown is making a significant impact in the lives of area youth and families, reporting a 100% graduation rate where 90% of students went on to a two- or four-year college/university and the remaining 10% enlisted in the military or entered the workforce,” said Power:Ed Executive Director Claire Gibbons. “We are so excited to help Helping Hands reach more underserved students and transform their future outcomes.”

Helping Hands of Georgetown presented check

Pictured L to R: Lynne Ford, Associate Director, Helping Hands; Jean Rothrock, Board Chair, Helping Hands; Brycen Mention, YEP junior @ Georgetown High School; Daju’honna Mitchell, YEP senior @ Georgetown High School; Claire Gibbons, Executive Director, Power:Ed; Genesis Wright, YEP Career Coach; (Back Row): Ronald McInnis, YEP Program Leader; and Brendon Barber, Executive Director, Helping Hands of Georgetown.

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