Marathon Scholars Volunteers
Mar 02, 2016

Planar Sponsors Marathon Scholars Winter Gold Gala 2016

Planar and it’s employees got involved with this year’s Marathon Scholars Winter Gold fundraising gala on Saturday, February 27th. Marathon Scholars is a Portland, Oregon-based non-profit that identifies high potential, low income 9 year olds and gives them their first college scholarship. Then, through a combination of mentoring and programming, sees them through to their college graduation. Telling students, who are often the first in their family to consider college, that they are university material is very powerful and the organization has graduated several classes now at 7x the average that one might expect from this “first graduate” More…