Passion for Learning (P4L) (passionforlearning.org) addresses educational opportunity gaps faced by middle school students from low-income families. P4L provides enriching information technology and college awareness preparation programs for youths who are underresourced and underestimated. Coached by dedicated teachers and older student mentors, P4L’s youths prepare a path for success in high school, college and careers.
Headquartered: Silver Spring
Serves: Montgomery County
What a donation buys:
• $250 provides five micro bit kits for student electronics projects.
• $1,000 enables four students to attend a one-week college readiness camp.
• $10,000 pays for a year of an after-school information technology program at one school.
• One day: Information technology professionals speak to students.