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  • 08.24.16

    Louisiana Flood Relief Scholarships

    While recent flooding around Baton Rouge, Louisiana has been devastating, so many in the community have stepped up to serve and provide relief for their neighbors. Thanks to the generosity of our education partners, Arete Scholars has a limited number of new K-12 scholarships available in the Baton Rouge area for the 2016-17 school year. Due to state law, immediate action is required to apply for the scholarship aid.

    Students from qualifying…

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  • 06.07.16

    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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  • 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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