Our mission is simple: to narrow the achievement and opportunity gaps for under-resourced middle school students. Since our founding, more than 5,000 donors have contributed to Aim High. As we grow, we continue to need your help.
How to Give
Your 100% tax-deductible gift(s) will give under-resourced middle students an opportunity to succeed. There are multiple ways you can make a contribution:
Ensure High School Readiness
We offer 150 hours of rigorous academic classes and enrichment opportunities over the summer. Our students return to school better prepared for the next school year and poised for the transition to high school.
Support Social Development
Adolescence is difficult. Our summer learning program provides critical support that prepares students socially and emotionally.
Keep Classes Small
We can’t say enough about the power and potential of small classes to help students succeed. Your support helps Aim High hire enough teachers to truly support our students.
It’s not just students we are preparing at Aim High. Investing in Aim High not only supports positive outcomes for underserved middle school youth, but also provides summer jobs for hundreds of high school and college students. This helps strengthen the pipeline of diverse and talented young people who go into teaching and education. This double impact of educating students and training teachers provides our supporters with a true return on investment.
Funding Future Summers
When students are accepted to Aim High, we guarantee admission for four consecutive summers throughout middle school. This requires donors to make multi-year commitments to us, just like we do for our students. It also allows us to embark on an ambitious Strategic Plan to offer our program to even more young people in the Bay Area over the next five years.
Other Ways to Support Aim High
Are you an avid buyer on Amazon? Make your purchases through AmazonSmile, and support Aim High as you shop! It’s an easy and automatic way to make a difference. Visit smile.amazon.com, select Aim High for High School as your charity of choice, and start shopping. The AmazonSmile Foundation donates 0.5% of the purchase prices to Aim High. AmazonPrime members still retain their benefits. Every dollar adds up, and our students, teachers, and families will thank you.
If you have any questions, ideas or need help, please contact Stacey Lewis, Vice President of Development, by phone at 415.551.2314 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.