Getting students to and through college.


Dear Friend of Higher Edge,

These Class of 2020 high school graduates began their college journey by participating in our College Access Program (CAP) which serves up to 70 students annually! Once enrolled, most transition to the Success Program which currently serves over 150 college students.

If you share our belief that all young people should have equal opportunity to pursue their educational goals and dreams, please invest in our work to help limited-income and first generation* college bound students get to and through college. With a caring, experienced staff, Higher Edge creates a relationship and trusting partnership with every student so that they have the tools and mentoring they need to navigate this positive path to a bright future. Your gift will help make this future possible.

Gifts at all levels are warmly welcomed!

Warm regards –

Theresa M. Armendarez
Executive Director

* A first-generation college student is a student who is the first person in their family to attend a four-year college/university to attain a bachelor’s degree.

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