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The Coach Foundation's Dream It Real Initiative Announces Commitment To Support 5,000 Students By 2025

The Coach Foundation, the charity arm of the venerated fashion line, has announced its recommitment to minority students through the Dream It Real Initiative. In a press release announcement, it was revealed that the foundation — which was launched in 2008 — has committed to providing scholarships to more than 5,000 students through the initiative, in cooperation with its non-profit partners. In the United States, the program will support students from underrepresented communities by granting them four years of continued scholarship and mentorship through non-profit partners including The Opportunity Network and Bottom Line. Dream It Real’s global reach includes parallel programs in North America, China, Japan, and the United Kingdom. To seal their commitment, the Coach Foundation announced that from Aug. 9 to Aug. 16, five percent of their sales (up to $1 million) will be donated to the Dream It Real Initiative. In the U.K., five percent of their sales (up to 150,000 GBP) will go...

Coach Pledges $1M to 'Empowering Under-Represented Students Through Education'

The Coach Foundation opened its purse for the Dream It Real initiative . In a press release , the institution announced a $1 million donation to The Opportunity Network , Bottom Line , and Year Up . The funding will go to the nonprofits’ efforts to help underrepresented students — and students from low-income communities — access better education opportunities. Each organization offers resources, coaching, and community to young people as they transition from secondary education to higher education to a career. “I’m proud to continue our commitment to Dream It Real with The Opportunity Network, Bottom Line and Year Up, three partners who share our vision and values,” said Interim CEO and Brand President of Coach, Todd Kahn, in a press release. “It is our goal to fight inequality by empowering under-represented students through education, and to help provide the resources, skills and mentoring they need to make their dreams a reality.” Since 2008, the Coach Foundation, whose...

Aug 11, 2020