The George B. Thomas Sr. Learning Academy’s Saturday School ( supports more than 3,200 students with K-12, grade-appropriate, low-cost academic tutoring and mentoring services.

Headquartered: Silver Spring

Serves: Montgomery County

What a donation buys:

  • $500 underwrites the tutoring and mentoring for one Saturday School student for one year.
  • $1,000 provides one scholarship to an outstanding senior who has participated in or volunteered with Saturday School.
  • $10,000 covers the cost of four STEM Curiosity Academy courses—providing exciting learning experiences in science, technology, engineering and mathematics for elementary and middle school students.

Volunteer opportunities:

  • One day: Share experiences of your professional life with students during a motivation session.
  • Weekly: Volunteer in a classroom, working with a certified teacher.
  • Internships