Farther Foundation

Farther Foundation helps students break free from the constraints of poverty and propels them toward their highest aspirations.

We provide opportunities for eager and deserving students to travel worldwide and interact with individuals who have diverse backgrounds and experiences.

They participate in programs where they are immersed in new cultures, learn and develop skills, provide community service, cultivate leadership potential and attain personal growth.
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With your help, deserving students are changing their lives.

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Farther Foundation
223 S. Elmwood Ave.
Oak Park, IL 60302

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2014 Annual Report now available

2014 was an outstanding year for our organization and the students we serve. We received more donations and awarded more scholarships than ever before. Our scholarship recipients continue to graduate high school at a 100% rate. The alumni group from our first program year in 2009 became college graduates. We initiated a summer internship program with Kaehler Luggage Co., and we reinvented our annual event to feature a storytelling theme that was thoroughly enjoyed by all who attended.

See our Annual Report here.

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Study abroad impacts high school graduation and college attendance

We recently attended HighSight's annual dinner in celebration of its graduating class of high school students. HighSight is one of our outstanding partner organizations. It provides deserving students with scholarships to attend private high schools and offers additional support in the way of tutoring, mentoring and college prep activities. Over the years, Farther Foundation has supported several HighSight students with scholarships for enrichment travel programs.

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