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 underestimated and marginalized. Coached by dedicated teachers and tech professionals, P4L’s students prepare a path for success in high school, college and careers.
Headquartered: Silver Spring
Serves: Montgomery County
What a donation buys:
- $250 pays for a field trip to a tech business or college.
- $1,000 enables four students to attend college readiness camp.
- $10,000 pays for a year of an after-school tech program at one school.
- One day: Information technology professionals speak to students.