CONTACT US

PHONE:

803.200.1910 (SC Office)

518.212.7202 (NY Office)

 

FAX:

803.936.0149 (SC Office)

347.578.8810 (NY Office)

 

EMAIL:

info@southernscholars.org

ADDRESSES

The Dr. Doretha Pressey Southern Scholars Initiative, Inc.

SC Office:

1304 Sunset Blvd, Suite 1084
West Columbia, SC  29169

NY Office:

PO Box 298

New Lebanon, NY 12125

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SUPPORT SOUTHERN SCHOLARS

Help us honor Dr. Pressey's extraordinary legacy of Education, Determination, and Generosity by joining the initiative!  Southern Scholars is primarily funded by the generous support of individual donors with a desire to level the academic playing field for all students.  Make a contribution today, and know that you are helping create college access, equity, and success for students of color from communities throughout the rural South.

What Your Gift Supports

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Academics

Help provide Scholars with financial awards and dedicated college coaches to  ensure academic success.

Career Readiness

Support mentoring, internship, job shadowing, and financial literacy programs for our Scholars.

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Service

Support  Scholars as they volunteer for and develop their own local, national, and international service projects.

WAYS TO GIVE

Give Online

Your secure, tax-deductible, ONLINE DONATION helps support our mission to help rural students of color succeed.

Give Monthly

Become a monthly donor to provide impactful support that sustains our work year-round.  To set up a regular donation, select the "monthly" option on our DONATION page.

Give Offline

To give by check, please make your check payable to "Southern Scholars Initiative, Inc" and then mail it to us at:

Southern Scholars Initiative, Inc.

PO Box 298

New Lebanon, NY 12125

Fundraising

We make it easy and fun to build your own personal fundraising site to support Southern Scholars!  Create a fundraiser in honor of a loved one or to celebrate special days like your birthday, or get creative and organize a marathon, read-a-thon, or other exciting events with your friends, family, and colleagues. 

Click here to "Join the Initiative" and launch your fundraising campaign right now, or visit our DONATION page and click "I want to fundraise for this" to learn more.

 

Corporate or Employer Matching Gifts

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable donations made by their employees. To easily double your contribution to the Southern Scholars Initiative, search for your company below to see if it has a matching gift program, then follow the simple instructions.

Amazon Smile 

AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com. The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, and use our link, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the Dr. Doretha Pressey Southern Scholars Initiative. 

Questions?

If you have any questions about giving to Southern Scholars, please contact us at 803.200.1910 or info@southernscholars.org.