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Amazon Smile Supports ASF

Smiles all around! Smile when you shop AmazonSmile and the students smile when they receive your help. Spread the good news and holiday cheer! Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Advancing Students Forward whenever you shop on AmazonSmile.You can select a different charitable organization after

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Together we can do so much!

Today is Giving Tuesday! Celebrate the joy of giving by making a donation to ASF. Together we can do so much! Click our donation button on the left and support ASF today!

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Meet Estrella

Estrella is in her first year of high school. This is her 4th year as a participant of ASF. Her family has had many struggles during her lifetime, but she keeps persevering with a smile on her face. One of the first art lessons for the students combine experimenting with watercolors

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During the past year Advancing Students Forward student participants have had the opportunity to experiment with art. In the EDUCARTE program they have learned basic art techniques and experimented with different art mediums. Be on the look out for future posts spotlighting individual students and samples of their original work.

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Welcome New Students!

This past September we welcomed 13 new students to the ASF Family! Please send them your encouragement and support. Head on over to our Facebook page to like/ share with all of your friends!

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Students Volunteer at the International Friendship Games in Chula Vista, CA

[AFG_gallery id=’4′] On Saturday June 7, 2014 seven members of Advancing Students Forward were given the opportunity to volunteer at the International Friendship Games in Chula Vista, CA. The games took place at Mater Dei High School where athletes from both sides of the U.S./Mexico border participated. Games are organized

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Advancing Students Forward A Part of BetterGiving!

Advancing Students Forward has joined with more than 450 San Diego Nonprofit organizations by creating a BetterGiving Portrait. BetterGiving is an on-line database and innovative tool with detailed information on the impact ASF has in the community. Learn more about the mission, programs, governance, finances and those who are involved

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Priscila thanks the benefactors of ASF

In this video, Priscila expresses her gratitude to all those who contributed to the Advancing Students Forward scholarship program. Priscila is a graduate of the ASF program. With the support of ASF she attended the Autonomous University of Baja California, Mexico and earned a degree in Translation and Interpretation in

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A New Year and Our New Name

Augustinian Scholarship Fund is now known as Advancing Students Forward. We celebrated this milestone on January 27, 2013 at Chula Vista Women’s Club. In attendance were current ASF students, donors and community partners. Watch: ASF Student Jorge Guzman speaks about his ASF Experience

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