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Project Jumpstart Driver's Choice Award

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Vote for which finalist should win the Project Jumpstart Driver's Choice Award. The driver-partner that receives the most votes will receive a Project Jumpstart grant towards their cause, and a little something extra special. Voting will be open until June 19, so vote for one of the finalists today.

Erik

The Wesley Parrott Youth Programs, Inc.

Erik submitted an application to support The Wesley Parrott Youth Programs, Inc., a non-profit that underserved youth with the essential and engaging life skills programs and services that increase their academic and social achievement and develops a higher education and career embracing the culture.

What the organization does:

The Wesley Parrott Youth Programs, Inc., was founded in 1988 to address the rising need for more educational, after school, recreational and social activities addressing youth in the Queens community. Mr. Wesley Parrott was one of the founding members of this organization and it’s first Executive Director. He was also a member of the Zeta Zeta Lambda (ZZL) Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., and in collaboration with the Alpha Phi Alpha Senior Citizens Center, scholarships are awarded annually to high school graduates.

Why this organization is important to Erik:

"The Wesley Parrott Youth Programs, Inc., focuses on assisting our youth in reaching their full potential by mentoring and by preparing students for post-secondary education and training opportunities with focus on three core values: character, performance, and achievement. I am also a member of the ZZL Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., and I want to assist our youth with today’s rising cost of a college education. The aims of our Fraternity are manly deeds, scholarship, and love for all mankind and these are the values that I am striving to uphold."

Ismail

Bits, Bites, and Bricks

Ismail submitted an application for a grant to Bits, Bytes, and Bricks at the Charter School of Educational Excellence.

What the organization does:

Quality of education and bridging achievement gap is among the mission statement of The Charter School of Educational Excellence. Students are selected by lottery regardless of background where they excel and outperform their peers in private expensive schools. Over 80% of the students qualify for free lunch or are below the poverty level yet year after year since 2007 this institution has received or been nominated as a pioneer in educational programs.

Jimmy

Sunrise Walks

Jimmy submitted an application for a grant to Sunrise Walks, a non-profit that provides camp and other support services for children with cancer. They have locations in Long Island, Staten Island, and Pearl River, NY.

What the organization does:

This organization is nonprofit and their mission is helping all kids with life-threatening disease to summer day camp with their sibling free of charge and be happy and forget their sickness. All the people who worked there mostly is a volunteer. This organization not only help these kids in summer day camp but also often for the whole year.

Why this organization is important to Jimmy:

"It's important to me because I personally have a daughter that attends this summer camp since 2013. My daughter diagnosed with soft tissue cancer stage 4 in 2012 and she is very happy and very active every summer in this camp. She is 9 years olds right now. So please help this organization to help these kids."

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