Virtual Astoria Houses Community Scholarship Announcement + Planning Meeting

Dear Parents and Families in the Save for College Community,
On behalf of the Astoria Houses Tenants Organization and NYC Kids RISE, you are invited to a virtual meeting this Tuesday (August 25th) at 6PM for a special announcement about a new Community Scholarship for your child! On Tuesday, visit this link from your phone or computer to participate and join us.


As you may have heard, the Astoria Houses Tenants Organization is spearheading a campaign to raise $1,000 for every child living in Astoria Houses with a NYC Scholarship Account. This means your child is one of those children that will receive this $1,000 Community Scholarship, if the campaign reaches its goal – more than $100,000 has already been raised! Check out the NYCHA Journal article here.


Please join us this TUESDAY at 6pm for the virtual community meeting about the Community Scholarship by clicking this virtual meeting link.
Tuesday, August 25th
6pm – 7pm
You are among the 129 Astoria Houses families that already have nearly $24,000 saved for their child’s college and career journey. There is an additional $20,000 still available to be claimed for these students in Astoria Houses.
During this event you will have the opportunity to:
  • Learn more about the Astoria Houses Tenants Organization Community Scholarship campaign. More than $100,000 has already been raised!
  • Share your ideas on how we can make sure that every child at Astoria Houses with an NYC Scholarship Account has access to this money, and is able to continue earning scholarships for their educational future.
  • Learn more about how to earn more money for your child’s NYC Scholarship Account by completing the 3 Building Blocks. During these unprecedented times, the Building Blocks are steps you can take today to support your child’s future.
Call (833) 543 7473 or email [email protected] for more information about Tuesday’s virtual event, the Community Scholarship, or the Save for College Program.


Debra-Ellen Glickstein
Executive Director, NYC Kids RISE


Claudia Coger
President, Astoria Houses Tenants Organization

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