Program Details

McBride Foundation-The College Bound Program

Program ID 351
Program Name McBride Foundation-The College Bound Program
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Street Address 5555 McLeod NE
Albuquerque
New Mexico 87109
Mailing Address  
Phone Numbers (505) 837-7500
Fax (505) 837-7501
E-mail foundation@mcbride.com
Web Site http://www.mcbride.com/foundation/Default.htm
Eligibility College facilitator sets up the college students with the program.
Gender Served  
Ages Served  
Capacity Open.
Funding Sources Sponsors.
Non-profit Yes
Description The program partners college students with 5th grade classrooms. The college students set up a 6 week program from a manual supplied by McBride. The college students talk to the students about college, give a tour of their college, assess opinions about college from the students, and reward the 5th graders after completetion of the program with lunch and a certificate. The college students find sponsors for the program. The ultimate goal is to reduce teen dropout rate, and increase the number of children who continue to a higher education.
Contract Division  
Client Populations At-Risk
General Juvenile Focus
Services Offered Education
Counties Served
State-wide Yes
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