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  • 04.27.16 Donors

    Investing in Education - A Partner’s Perspective

    “Education is a great equalizer,” explains Rodney Bullard, Executive Director at the Chick-fil-A Foundation and Vice President of Community Affairs at Chick-fil-A. “We’re very serious about education because we’re very serious about making sure that every child grows up to be everything they are purposed to be.”

    In this short interview, Mr. Bullard explains why community-minded companies like Chick-fil-A are so deeply committed to K-12 education and why they choose to partner with us to serve disadvantaged children.

    “This is about real…

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  • 04.01.16

    Scholar Spotlight - Kennedy Watson

    Kennedy Watson, a four-year Arete scholarship student, turned challenging new learning opportunities into academic and extracurricular achievement at College Park, Georgia's Woodward Academy. The 2015 graduate and current Howard University freshman tutored local charter school students in math and also founded a nonprofit that provides memorable prom and homecoming experiences to young ladies in need.

    "I want to be a pediatrician," said Kennedy. "Because I really like helping and I love kids, so I feel like that's the best fit…

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  • 03.28.16

    Country songwriters to hold benefit June 25th

    BIG NEWS FOR OUR GEORGIA FRIENDS! On June 25th, Arete is partnering with Nashville Hitmakers, the award-winning lineup of country music songwriters, for a great night of entertainment, storytelling, and laughs at Gwinnett County’s Infinite Energy Theater. The event will help Arete provide life-changing educational opportunities to underprivileged children. 

    Hear #1 hits made famous by stars like Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood, Eric Church, Brad Paisley, George Strait,…

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