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Educate | Empathize | Engage | Expect

Our mission has always been to strengthen and support marginalized communities while inspiring others to give and do the same.

We are seeing a world-wide galvanizing movement towards addressing the systemic racism that persists in the US. Now more than ever, ears, eyes and hearts are opening up and we have a unique chance to educate, empower and engage others to the cause supporting Anti-Racism.

But how?

“I want to do more but don’t know where to start.”

“I want to say more but I am afraid of saying the wrong thing.”

“What can one person do?”

“What can I do?”

Thank You! $10,000 Raised!

Y’ALL DID IT!!!

 
Thank you to all our amazing supporters and contributors for helping us launch the Geri Stewart Memorial Scholarship Fund with $10,000!!!
 
Y’ALL ROCK!!!
 
We are SO excited to be able create LASTING changes in our systems and to support our Black/African American men and women in their pursuit of education.
Thanks again to our amazing donors and supporters. I know Geri Stewart is jumping up and cheering today too!
 

We’re planting seeds in a beautiful garden that she’ll never see,
They’ll become tall trees, that will be her legacy.
With eyes up, they’ll wise up and rise up!
The world’s gonna know their names.

 

HamilFan - D. Schaff

Thank You! Tier 2 Goal Achieved!

It’s Geri Stewart’s Birthday today! HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY! And after a late night surge of donations last night, we reached our Tier 2 goal of $7,500!! Thank you all for your generous support!

But just like Geri, we aren’t going to stop there! On to Tier 3!

We’re planting seeds in a beautiful garden that she’ll never see,
They’ll become tall trees, that will be her legacy.
With eyes up, they’ll wise up and rise up!
The world’s gonna know their names.

 

HamilFan - D. Schaff

Geri Stewart Memorial Scholarship Fund

GERI STEWART MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

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501(c)3 Certified Service Organization 

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Geri Stewart Memorial Scholarship Fund

Service and Education were the cornerstones of Geri’s life and what she stood for. In line with our mission here at Geri’s Locker, we are creating a memorial scholarship fund in her name.

The current events highlight the need to create LASTING changes in our systems and to support our Black/African American men and women in their pursuit of education.

Geri graduated from a predominantly white high school in Wooster, Ohio, attended Ohio State University and Southwest Texas State College in San Marcos, Texas. Geri was the FIRST African American nursing student and graduate from Mount Carmel School of Nursing in Columbus, Ohio.

We know that navigating the educational system as a person of color has unique challenges, financial support shouldn’t be one of them.

Join us in making the hopes and dreams of education a reality!

Geri Stewart Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Geri Stewart Memorial Scholarship is founded to reward and encourage Black/African-American students who have demonstrated an exemplary commitment to service and desire for continued education.

Applicants must meet the following requirements: Black/African-American Senior, High School graduate or GED recipient, minimum 2.8 GPA, and plan to attend an accredited college, university or trade school in the fall. A 400-600 word essay must also be included in the application.

We’re planting seeds in a beautiful garden that she’ll never see,
They’ll become tall trees, that will be her legacy.
With eyes up, they’ll wise up and rise up!
The world’s gonna know their names.

HamilFan, D. Schaff

This $1,000 award will be given annually to 2 qualified recipients who have demonstrated:

Character

Public Service

Importance of Giving Back

Deadline to submit the application and all required materials is Friday April 30, 2021.

Scholarship Award recipients will be announced on Friday May, 28, 2021.

Applications DUE

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