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Mountain View Voice

- March 6, 2009

Low income, high potential

Glow Foundation gives guidance, scholarships to students needing it most

by Jennifer Pence

Imagine you're one of the 28 million Americans who lack access to traditional financial services. For financial transactions, your family relies on payday loans, check-cashing services and pawnshops rather than checking and savings accounts or lines of credit. Meanwhile, you've worked hard in school and, despite the odds against it, been the first person in your family admitted to college.

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Mountain View resident Jennifer Pence is founder of the Windmill Giving Circle and founder and owner of Academic Springboard, a tutoring group. She can be reached at japence@hotmail.com.

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Posted by ejb
a resident of another community
on Mar 6, 2009 at 10:39 am

Brilliant article about a worthy foundation.


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Posted by Marvin Brook
a resident of another community
on Mar 12, 2009 at 8:50 am

I am a Glow volunteer working in San Francisco. This is a very good place for people to invest their charitable contributions. You have the opportunity to help qualified students from low income families who can make a difference in their communities.


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