Generation Hope ( provides mentoring, resources and services to help teen parents become college graduates and to help their children become kindergarten rock stars. To date, more than 170 scholars and 20 children have enrolled in Generation Hope’s programs.

Headquartered: Washington, D.C.

Serves: Metro region

What a donation buys:

  • $250 provides two children with brand new books each month for one year.
  • $1,000 provides an academic skills training course for 37 scholars.
  • $10,000 provides a complete four-year sponsorship for one scholar.

Volunteer opportunities:

  • One day: Serve as a Snack Crew, providing healthy snacks to scholars’ children while their parents attend a training.
  • Ongoing: Become a volunteer tutor or mentor a Generation Hope scholar.
  • Internships