Dear SIF Family,
Growing up in West Baltimore, I wasn’t privy to financial empowerment tools during my middle school years. This personal connection fuels my commitment to SIF’s mission—providing these critical resources to middle school students. By empowering the youth of Baltimore with financial literacy, we lay the foundation for bridging the wealth gap and fostering a future of limitless possibilities.
Highlights of Our Progress
Our board is fully engaged, our staff and volunteers dedicated, and our teachers and students are brimming with talent and excitement. We have launched a new website, SIFonline.org, to reach a broader audience and have celebrated successful events that have strengthened our community ties.
Despite the ongoing recovery from COVID-19 and facing challenges such as teacher shortages and administrative turnovers, our resolve has only strengthened. We meet each challenge with flexibility and determination, embodying the resilience we wish to instill in our students.
Looking ahead, we are expanding our impact through new initiatives, including:
- Piloting an adult version of SIF in collaboration with the Maryland Family Network.
- Launching a mentoring program to support our SIF alumni through high school.
- Creating a network for young professionals, fostering the next generation of ‘Superheroes’ in financial literacy.
Our Mission and Its Impact
SIF is committed to developing highly motivated students eager to learn and dedicated to class attendance, using incentives combined with a curriculum that not only teaches financial literacy but also strengthens core academic skills.
As the holiday season approaches, I invite you to consider supporting our mission. Your generosity can transform lives and build a more financially savvy future for our community.
I encourage you to follow our journey on social media and our new Instagram account to see our mission in action. And if our cause resonates with you, please consider donating to our cause.
Your support is not just a donation; it’s an investment in the future of our youth and our community. Together, we can continue to break barriers and build bridges towards financial empowerment.
Thank you for considering supporting Stocks in the Future.
With heartfelt gratitude,