“Champions became like a second family to me and allowed me to form a network of friends and mentors.”
“Champions became like a family to me. They supported me and made me feel like I belonged. I would not have been successful in college without them.”
“Strive for excellence every day because you never know what you are capable of achieving until you try.”
“Champions has made me become intentional in everything I do – from turning in my homework on time to bring the best version of myself. I am very grateful for that.”
“In life, we are faced with difficult hardships and struggles, but when you turn your pain into purpose, you strive for greatness and your ending will be much brighter than your beginning.”
“Being a part of Champions reminds me to not give up and push forward because I have wonderful people rooting for me.”
“Just because you took longer than others, doesn’t mean you’ve failed. Remember that.”
“Champions has inspired me to be a leader and create a significant impact on people’s lives”
Our mission is to empower college students who have experienced foster care or homelessness to earn a degree and prepare for a rewarding career.
Our vision is for all college students to have the support systems required to thrive academically and professionally.