What can you do to help change lives of the future? 

Thank you, Illinois Prairie Community Foundation, for the 2021

 $2,000 grant to help support the "Stay 4" Project here in central Illinois!

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John Penn, Founder-Great Plains LIFE Foundation and LiUNA Vice President/General Manager with Illinois State University President

Dr. Larry Dietz with former Stay 4 students now pursuing their education at ISU; (left to right) Sadee, Nikki, Radi, Gabrille, and Ashley

TAKE ACTION NOW!
JOIN "STAY 4" PROJECT
"Stay 4" Project is a program designed to identify, help and retain students who demonstrate the ability to succed, yet are considered to be at risk of dropping out of high school.
Radi

“‘Stay 4’ is great and has helped bring me closer to my goal. Not only did it provide financial support but the motivation I needed.”

ISU Student Success Story

Gabrielle

ISU Student Success Story

“The ‘Stay 4’ program has really helped to keep me motivated and worry less about college expenses. I’ve used the grant to pay for my books and it’s really helped not having to worry about that extra cost.“

Sadee

ISU Student Success Story

“It’s so awesome to have people I don’t know and have never met, rooting for my education and future. I am so thankful for being selected for the ‘Stay 4’ Program!”

Nikki

ISU Student Success Story

“Before the ‘Stay 4’ program I was described as a throw away kid who had nothing, but now I am a successful ISU alumna with a mind full of aspirations and a soul brimming with dreams.”

Did you miss the 2020 20 Stars for Life or want to watch it?

 

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WE NEED YOUR HELP

A LIFE CHANGING GIFT
Your ongoing support will ensure that "Stay 4" is playing an important role in the lives of young men and women from disadvantaged backgrounds; giving them the tools necessary to continue their education and become self sufficient contributing members of our communities.