Category Archive for: Single Stop in the News

Celebration of the Power of Possible Gala 2018: Innovation to Impact

Single Stop and The Fedcap Group are pleased to invite you to the 2018 Celebration of the Power of Possible Gala—Innovation to Impact on Monday, November 26th at Cipriani’s at 110 East 42nd Street in New York City. The Fedcap Group is a global, growing network of top-tier nonprofit agencies, dedicated to advancing the economic…

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“Without Single Stop’s Assistance I Would Be Lost”

http://www.phillytrib.com/news/for-many-in-college-hungry-homeless/article_039fde72-ea6c-5eeb-af6c-2e1211589646.html

Single Stop National Education Director Sarah Crawford Interviewed on In the Know with ACCT Podcast

https://intheknowwithacct.podbean.com/e/episode-11-single-stop-with-sarah-crawford-national-education-director/

Listen to the latest episode of the In The Know Podcast to hear Sarah Crawford, Single Stop USA’s National Education Director, discuss the impact Single Stop is making on community college matriculation. Single Stop USA provides coordinated access to the safety net and connect people to the resources they need to attain higher education, obtain…

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How Higher Ed Can Restore Public Trust

Single Stop Featured in Inside Higher Ed, 9/1/2017 Authors: Anthony P. Monaco, E. Gordon Gee and Eduardo Padrón The next generation of young Americans is in need of a change. They face unprecedented pressure to follow a defined path to success. They’re often stuck in silos, surrounded by peers who match their political ideologies, economic statuses, religions,…

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A Journey From ‘Real World’ to Homeless Shelter — and College

“You’re in this purgatory where you’re falling in and out of society. You spend a lot of time by yourself when you’re homeless because you get tired of explaining yourself to people.”   Elizabeth A. Harris of The New York Times profiles LaGuardia Community College (LGCC) student, Preston Roberson-Charles. He explains his journey from a…

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Getting an Education While Homeless

Jordan Frias of Spare Change News, a Massachusetts newspaper that serves as a resource for people in need of services, spoke with Bunker Hill Community College student Michael Curran, who knows what it is like to be homeless and struggling in school. He is also familiar with the life changing assistance of Single Stop. Click below to…

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Study Finds Single Stop Increases Student Persistence

Social Innovation Fund Sponsored Study Finds Single Stop Increases Student Persistence The Social Innovation Fund-sponsored study was funded through New Profit and spearheaded by independent evaluators at RAND. The study observed low-income, first-time college students and tracked Single Stop programs at 11 community college campuses. Overall, the evaluators found that students who use Single Stop…

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Social Innovation at Work

Single Stop’s Impact on Retention and Student Outcomes Single Stop is thrilled to announce the results of a Social Innovation Fund sponsored study investigating Single Stop’s impact on student achievement and success. The study, spearheaded by independent evaluators at RAND, observed low-income first-time college students at four community college systems that included 11 college campuses…

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Single Stop Receives Walmart Grant to Help Fight Hunger

Published on Walmart Today’s blog was an announcement of several hunger organizations that have joined Walmart in the fight against Hunger and educating local communities on better nutrition. Below is preview of the full statement: 11 National Hunger Relief Organizations Receive $33 million in Grants to Help Fight Hunger and Provide Nutrition Education in Local…

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Single Stop is both Support System and Safe Haven

Since opening its doors at the Community College of Philadelphia in 2013, with the support of the Greenlight Fund, Single Stop has consistently exceeded its goals: the organization has served over 4,700 students, drawing down more than $10.8m in benefits and resources. Single Stop is making a real impact on the lives of the students that it serves, helping…

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