STING, Inc. sent out the following press release asking for donations to take students on college tours April 7-9:
STING, Inc. (Steering Triumphant Innovators of The Next Generation) was established in August 2009 in the South Cobb County area with the goal of providing services to youth in the middle and high school age groups.
STING, Inc. began as an after-school program and summer camp.
Over the years, STING, Inc. has left an imprint in the community by offering leadership sessions on topics such as anti-bullying, anger management, career assessments, choosing the right college , public speaking, scholarship research and submission, military service, entrepreneurship, branding, and other interesting topics.
We have partnered with local organizations and completed community service projects. The organization is a member of the Austell Community Task Force, Powder Springs Community Task Force, Kiwanis of Greater South Cobb, Mableton Coalition and Cobb Collaborative.
Founder, Geneva Vanderhorst, received the 2020 Cobb NAACP MLK Living the Dream Award for community service.
From Saturday, April 2 through Saturday, April 9, STING, Inc. will continue to serve its students by traveling on a historic Washington DC spring break trip and road trip. The STING, Inc. organization began its College Tour Road trips in 2011 and traveled annually until the pandemic.
STING, Inc. has served their youth by offering optional virtual college tours for Spring Break 2020 and 2021.
This year they will travel to Washington DC, Virginia and North Carolina. While in the DC area, they will visit the National Museum of African American History, the Martin Luther King Memorial and confirmed a meeting with Senator Jon Ossoff, Congresswoman Lucy McBath and Congressman David Scott.
Planned colleges are Howard University, George Washington University, Norfolk State University, Old Dominion University, North Carolina A&T State University, Bennett College, Johnson C. Smith University and Clemson University.
This trip is a trip of a lifetime for students and will have a lifelong impact. STING, Inc. needs funds from the community they serve in order to make this journey a reality.
Some students need sponsorship and look to the community for help. STING, Inc. is a 501C3 organization, your donation will be tax deductible. You can donate through CashApp ($STINGINC), by sending a check to our office, which is located at The Threadmill-5000 Austell Powder Springs Road, Suite 277, Austell, Georgia 30106, on our website www.stinginc.org , or on GoFundMe https://www.gofundme.com/f/sting-inc-spring-break-washington-dc-college-tour
For more information contact our Executive Director Geneva Vanderhorst at 404-625-6543