Keith Mann held a fundraising event not long ago in the name of Uncommon Schools. The event was officially operated by Keith’s company Dynamic Search Partners. It was a charity event held ad the Standard Beer Garden Hotel in New York City and it brought together many influential members of the financial services community who wanted to find a way to help local students. In total, they gathered together $22,000 for the benefits of low income students who attended an Uncommon Schools program. The money will be used to cover testing fees for exams such as the AP Test and the PSAT at a charter school that works through Uncommon Schools.
Keith Mann said a few words at the event. He wanted to communicate his enduring support for Uncommon Schools. He was aligned with its mission of providign everyone with the chance to go to a University after graduating high school. There is a significant achievement gap for students acros the nation who come from low income families and Uncommon Schools aims to fix that. Keith personally cares about improving the situation of students who cannot afford the exam costs as he donated $10,000 of his own money to the nonprofit.
Dynamic Search Partners, Keith’s company, has been givign aid to Uncommon Schools for 3 years now. It wants to make meaningful change in the local community be increasing educational achieement. Students need proper tactical and practical skills to succeed in the work force and taking these exams which allow them to go to college are an important step alon the way. Keith wants the young people who take these exams to become future innovators and he feels a sense of commitment to their success. He is working closely with Uncommon Schools in many ways for this purprose.
Keith went on a tour of an Uncommon Schools campus. He me with teachers and students who were attending class there. He said it gave him a feeling of inspiration to see the motivation that these people possessed. He was happy to make a small contribution that helped them get prepared for college.