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Help break the cycle of poverty, illiteracy and low expectations through service and education.

Your donation ensures success for U.S. urban students and builds schools in the developing world.

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Provide 1 U.S. urban teen with a day of service learning programs

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Provide access to education for 1 child in a developing country

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Provide 1 U.S. urban teen with a month of service learning programs

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Provide access to education for 25 children in a developing country

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Provide 1 U.S. urban teen with a full school year of service learning programs

Help students in struggling urban areas develop their communities and themselves.

Donations like yours help us empower transformative community service and academic achievement for our U.S. students.

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Provide 1 U.S. urban teen with a day of service learning programs

Provide 1 U.S. urban teen with a week of service learning programs

Provide 1 U.S. urban teen with a month of service learning programs

Provide 1 U.S. urban teen with a summer of service learning

Provide 1 U.S. urban teen with a full school year of service learning programs

Help bring quality education to villages in the economically poorest countries on the planet.

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Provide access to education for 5 children in a developing country

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Provide access to education for 50 children in a developing country

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    “I met this group of students whose life, whose relationships, were centered around service through buildOn. For me, I wanted to invest and put some real work into my community. To make it more personal. buildOn has been my vehicle for doing that.”

    Carlyle Peake

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