Impact Story: Rosario Perez

Rosario Perez joined Reality Changers when she was in the 8th grade. She is currently in 12th grade and receives support from our College Apps Academy program. She is one of three siblings who are a part of the Reality Changers’ family.

What is one way Reality Changers has supported you during this global pandemic?

Reality Changers supports me academically and emotionally during this global pandemic. Reality Changers provides me with resources such as office hours, financial aid advice, scholarships support, and computers. They also gave me the ability to create relationships which are helping me emotionally during these times, like my tutors checking up on me. 

How did it feel when Reality Changers provided you with support?

Reality Changers has always been such a big help in my life. I like to consider them my second family. I am thankful for all they’ve done. 

What would you say to someone considering making a donation to Reality Changers?

Your contributions are doing much more than just donating for more funds. You are giving students a chance to prove to our community that we bring a change to the world. A chance for a new path. 

What do you think other people should know about Reality Changers?

Reality Changers is not only an organization that helps first generation college students achieve their goals but they’re a family that will never turn their back. They are your number one supporters. 

What are some of your hopes for the future?

My hopes for the future would be to have more funding for more students to be able to join Reality Changers. I hope we continue to have the loving staff that makes up Reality Changers. Also, I hope that Reality Changers never ends. Lastly, I hope this global pandemic ends soon (:

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