DonCARES Speaks at Cristo Rey High School

On Friday, September 8, 2017, DonCARES Founder and Executive Director Donovan Forrest had the opportunity to speak to high school students at Cristo Rey High School. Cristo Rey is a private, Catholic high school in North Philadelphia. Forrest was invited to speak to students during their Annual Holy Spirit Kick-Off Day. The topic of his speech was: persistence. Forrest who grew up in a neighborhood not too far from the high school explained his journey growing up in Olney and graduating high school. "Growing up I had a lot of struggles with my mental and behavioral health. However, I overcame those obstacles to create a non-profit that provides free tutoring and mentoring services to stude

DonCARES Founder Receives Man of Vision Award

On Friday, September 8, 2017, DonCARES of Philadelphia Founder Donovan Forrest received the Man of Vision Award from Men of Vision Non-Profit at the organization's 5th Anniversary Celebration. The ceremony was held at the International House at University of Pennsylvania. Among the awardees was Leonard Chester, Founder of The Overcame Foundation and a recent Temple University graduate.

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