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The DREAM Program, Inc.

Winooski, VT | http://www.dreamprogram.org

About Us

We believe all children deserve the opportunity to thrive. Children in low-income housing developments with high density poverty are experiencing a widening "opportunity gap," including a lack of trusted relationships, few involved adults with high educational achievement, and few-to-no extended learning opportunities. This opportunity gap is a root cause of why almost half of low-income children become low-income adults. 


The DREAM Program helps close this gap for over 500 of the most vulnerable children in our communities by providing deeply committed college student mentors, local and regional adventures, summer enrichment and overnight camp, support for postsecondary success, and an unwavering commitment to dreaming big. The core of our model is Village Mentoring, a high dosage, college-campus based one-on-one and team mentoring model. 


A parent of a DREAM participant provides an unsolicited window into the impact you could have as part of The DREAM Program: “ Through DREAM, my kids were able to see their true place in the world and feel valued for who they were. DREAM has provided immeasurable opportunities for my children – opportunities that, as a low-income parent, I could never have provided.”

We believe all children deserve the opportunity to thrive. Children in low-income housing developments with high density poverty are experiencing a widening "opportunity gap," including a lack of trusted relationships, few involved…

Issue Areas Include

  • Children & Youth
  • Community Development
  • Education
  • Housing & Homelessness
  • Volunteering

Location

  • P.O. Box 361
    Winooski, VT 05404

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Current listings by The DREAM Program, Inc.

Volunteer +LocationDate Posted
Vermont Based Board MemberOnline/VirtualJuly 20, 2020

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