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Help an ambitious Evanston student on the path toward a career dream.



Every Evanston Student deserves positive career training and profitable employment after high school. Evanston Work Ethic Program provides comprehensive and real-world experiences to:

  • Engage:  our students are committed to their education, their community, and their future.
  • Educate:  we provide a full scope of career-readiness workshops on critical topics such as resume writing, interpersonal communication, leadership skills, interviewing skills, and financial literacy.
  • Employ:  The Evanston Work Ethic Program matches each student with a career-specific mentor, a paid summer apprenticeship, and a best-fit post-high school education.  These powerful components mean that our students have the drive, knowledge, and skills it takes to launch a successful career.

How Are Funds Spent?

Please help an ambitious Evanston student on the path toward a career dream.
Consider a tax-deductible donation today:


allows a student to attend one of our detailed Career Readiness Workshops.


provides an entire class to visit a community college or tech/trade school to check out their advanced educational options. 


covers the cost associated with our Parent Orientation for an entire class.  The Work Ethic Program is committed to involving parents and guardians every step of the way as part of a strong, collaborative organization.

 gives one of our hard-working students a Completion Stipend as he/she graduates from high school and completes 18 months in our Program.  This stipend goes directly to the community college or trade program our students attend after high school. 

allows one student to receive a paid summer apprenticeship between the junior and senior years of high school.  The Work Ethic Program helps each one of our ambitious students test out a career.  This summer, our students will experience their career dreams in workplaces such as pharmacies, bakeries, auto shops, salons, and digital design firms.

underwrites one student's entire Work Ethic Program experience from junior year of high school through his/her first year of career & tech school.