People | September 15, 2020
Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos Provide College Scholarships to 20 Homeless Students in N.Y.C.
Twenty college-bound homeless students will receive laptops and nearly $2,000 each from the first-ever Win Scholarship Fund, established with a donation from Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos. The funding and laptops will be critical to helping students overcome the barriers created by the COVID-19 pandemic, as students experiencing homelessness face heightened obstacles to accessing technology, books, transportation, and other essentials that often aren’t covered by financial aid.
Despite the challenges, Win students have made remarkable achievements: 60 percent of graduating high school seniors at Win are beginning this fall at colleges nationwide, including Syracuse University, Clark Atlanta University, and Portland State University.Read More