White River Dollars for Scholars notes that graduates of four-year institutions now hold an average of $24,000 in student loan debt.
The local organization works to make a difference in students's lives by soliciting tax-deducible donations. Anyone wishing to help can:
• visit White River Dollars for Scholars at www.whiteriver.dollarsforscholars.org. Click on the "Donate" button.
• Send a check to White River Dollars for Scholars, P.O. Box 609, Buckley, Wash. 98321.
• Anyone interested in establishing a scholarship in someone’s name can contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call Lisa at 360-829-9685.
Dollars for Scholars is a volunteer-driven network of more than 1,200 community-based scholarship foundations serving nearly 4,000 communities across the United States in support of local students. White River Dollars for Scholars, with support from the national office, works on the grassroots level to help White River School District students further their education.