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Help Us Move Ahead – and Win a FREE EALgreen T-Shirt!

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During the last 18 months, EALgreen has not only celebrated several notable achievements, we’ve also prepared the way for an even more productive future. First, we developed and implemented a new brand in support of a circular economy. Then, we revitalized our website and introduced a series of new communications for our donors, college and university partners and EALgreen scholars. You can watch the video of our celebration marking the milestone of raising $18,000,000 for 15,000EALgreen scholarships on our website! We’re now on Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and Twitter and would love to post about you! Just send us a selfie along with your name, major, school, graduation year, email and snail mail address and we’ll send you a FREE EALgreen T-shirt as a gift! Then we’ll post your selfie as an EALgreen scholar on our Facebook page. It’s a great way to raise your profile as a successful student. It’s…

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Our Mission: To Give Young People the Tools for the New World of Work.

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The ultimate mission of every non-profit is to change the world for the better. Certainly, that goal inspired Swede Roskam and Dan Mickelson to launch EALgreen 35 years ago. Their plan was to enable corporations to donate excess inventory to colleges so that those institutions could turn the money saved on supplies into scholarships for financially disadvantaged students. Over the last 35 years, EAL has succeeded in this intention to an extraordinary degree, raising over $18 million to pay for over 15,000 scholarships. EALgreen’s mission is becoming more important with each passing year. In the first half of the twentieth century, a college education was regarded as an advantage whether a student was pursuing a professional career or a leadership role in the industry. Still, the majority of Americans began their careers with a high school diploma or less. However, starting in the 1970’s, innovations in technology were making occupations…

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