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We Believe in the Potential of Every Child

We're propelling the next generation of thinkers, innovators, and impact-driven leaders through providing education, teaching life-skills, and opening doors for both academic and professional opportunities. At PROPEL, not even the sky can limit all that you can become.

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WHY PROPEL

People Reaching Out to Provide Education & Leadership

Every person has the chance to make a change for good — no matter how big or small. Whatever amount you can give, or time you are willing to dedicate, know that your contribution makes a difference in the lives of others. Your donation, together with those of our other supporters, brings us ever closer to our goals.

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Be an integral part of our life-changing organization with a one time, recurring or special gift donation.

Some of the best gifts are the caring individuals who help guide and support our initiatives.

Be a part of changing the future of a child.

TESTIMONIALS

PROPEL is Impacting the Lives of our Youth Everyday.

My mentors have become my family and PROPEL become my second home. They have made high school better for me and just loved me. Every child needs the PROPEL experience, a family, and a home. It’s not just education, it's love.

My experience at PROPEL is something that has guided and kept me going when I left for school. The relationships I built there have become more than just friendships, but family. PROPEL helped shape the woman I am today.

My experience at PROPEL has always been a feeling of having a second family. There would be conflicts but at the end of the day we were always a family.

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PROPEL GOES NATIONAL on NATIONAL NON-PROFIT DAY

We wanted to celebrate National Non-Profit Day by sharing this exciting news! PROPEL (People Reaching Out to Provide Leadership) was founded in Boca Raton, FL,
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A YEAR DEFINED BY RESILIENCE AND INSPIRATION

Despite COVID lockdowns and school upheavals, our PROPEL students continued to thrive, grow and learn. Having the courage and perseverance to overcome difficult challenges
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LIGHTS ON AFTERSCHOOL

Dear PROPEL Supporters, Today, Thursday, October 20, 2022, we commemorate LIGHTS ON AFTERSCHOOL, a nationwide event celebrating and recognizing the importance...
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IN THE SPOTLIGHT with…

A huge shout out goes to Willie (the Unforgettable!) Reynolds, who first joined the PROPEL family when he was in the 7th grade and remained an active PROPEL member...
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13TH ANNUAL GOLF CLASSIC

13TH ANNUAL GOLF CLASSIC Click below to download the registration form. Please send completed registration forms to kristin@propelyourfuture.org Download the Form
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PROPEL’s 2022 GIVING TUESDAY CHALLENGE

THE INVESTMENT THAT GIVES FROM THE HEART Please join PROPEL’s 2022 GIVING TUESDAY CHALLENGE as we try to raise $25,000 for our “FILLING THE GAP” program. Many of us are going to enjoy a hearty Thanksgiving meal with our family and loved ones. I cannot say the same for our PROPEL students. Unfortunately, our students are food…
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Frequently asked questions

PROPEL Inc. (People Reaching Out to Provide Education and Leadership) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that serves students at risk from low socioeconomic backgrounds and first generation immigrant families. Our goal is to foster academic advancement, develop young leaders, and teach life skills by providing after-school programming that provides tutoring, leadership development, job placement support, college scholarships, transportation, nutritional meals and healthy living education, and team building activities, introduction to the arts, physical fitness, and more. PROPEL strives to act as a catalyst for sustained positive change in the lives of communities and families by establishing collaborative partnerships with businesses, community organizations, services providers, and government agencies. With headquarters in Boca Raton, FL, PROPEL has been operating since 2004 and is now running chapters in three different communities. PROPEL aims to continue planting chapters in more communities that are in need.

Many of our chapters pick students up from their school and drop them off to their home in the evening after the programming has ended for the day. Check your local chapter to see what transportation services are available. 

PROPEL’s services are free of charge. Students that have been admitted into the program receive free transportation, tutoring, mentoring, and food. 

Submit a student application to your local chapter. Each chapter has a limited number of open seats. At the beginning of each semester, each chapter will hold student interviews to fill those spots.

Some of our chapters will enroll students as early as kindergarten After students complete high school, they have an option to join our PROPEL Forward program. Check your local chapter to see what age groups they serve.

  1. Here online at https://propelyourfuture.org/donation/.
  2. By check made out to PROPEL 2500 NW 5th Avenue Boca Raton, FL 33431.
  3. You, or your company can contribute in-kind donations to a chapter near you. 

PROPEL is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization; all donations are tax deductible.