MREF Milestones

MREF & Philadelphia MRA Team Up to Raise $10,000+ for Children’s Education

The Marketing Research Education Foundation (MREF) and the Philadelphia Chapter of the Marketing Research Association have formed an alliance with 12Plus, an organization that partners with high schools in underserved communities in Philadelphia to foster learning environments that empower students toward a successful post-secondary pathway. 12Plus offers a wide range of programming, including transition support, college readiness, college access, college persistence and leadership development. Our goal is to raise $10,000 by the end of 2016!

We are asking fellow researchers to donate and help give students the chance to pursue a post-secondary opportunity via 12Plus. Your generosity will give supplies, scholarships and other tools students need to secure a promising future. read more…

MREF Awards $5,000 Grant to Success Center San Francisco

The Marketing Research Education Foundation is pround to announce the grant of $5,000 to Success Center San Francisco.

Success Center San Francisco (SCSF) was established in 1983 by San Francisco Superior Court Judges to provide vocational support and opportunities to youth in the juvenile justice system. Since then, it has grown to serve both at-risk youth and adults. SCSF’s mission is to empower marginalized or disconnected community members through education and employment, helping them to develop a sense of hope and purpose for their future. SCSF fulfills this mission by providing GED preparation combined with contextualized learning through job-readiness workshops, job training programming, and job placement services.

SCSF will use the funds read more…

MREF Awards $5,000 Grant to Operation Spark

The MREF is proud to donate $5,000 to Operation Spark.

Operation Spark offers several programs that prepare low opportunity individuals for employment in the technology sector in the Greater New Orleans area. Operation Spark will use the $5,000 grant to sponsor five youth through the Immersion program by funding $1,000 of their $2,000 deposits. read more…

MREF Helps Fund a Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) and Counseling Program

The MREF has gifted a $5,000 donation to the Bricolage Academy in New Orleans.

Bricolage Academy is a charter school that opened in New Orleans in August 2013 with a 76-student kindergarten. Bricolage Academy’s mission is to advance educational equity by preparing students from diverse backgrounds to be innovators who change the world. This year, Bricolage is serving 240 students across its kindergarten, first and second grades Bricolage is chartered to grow one grade at a time to serve a 675-student kindergarten through eighth grade school  by 2021. read more…

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