Sandra has applied to attend UConn Pre-College Summer Program this summer and is raising funds for her program fees. Can you help?
Liberal Arts
New Canaan High School
New Canaan, Connecticut
Successfully funded on April 19th, 2018!
Fully funded!
$1,950 raised
$0 to go
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Sandra's Story

My passion is animals. Ever since I was little I was surrounded by all sorts of animals. I grew up on a farm with sheep in my backyard and was always fascinated with all different types of animals that were common in the North East - like the family of deer that would appear in the early morning, or the flock of turkey that you could hear from miles away. As I grew older, my mom would tell me stories about me bringing baby birds into the house that had fallen from a tree in hopes that one day they would grow up and be able to fly just like the rest of the birds. My love for animals and caring affection towards them has made me want to become a veterinarian.

By attending UConn Pre-College Summer Program, I believe it will not only allow me to gain more knowledge about the veterinary career, but also give me the hands on experience needed to fully commit and know this is the job I will love to do in the future.

A Note from Ms. Pivovar, Sandra's Teacher

Sandra has displayed a strong work ethic and desire to succeed. She has sought advice from the career/college center on college programs, and scholarships. She has played on high school tennis team, maintaining a solid grade point average. Sandra will be the first person in her immediate family to go to college. Attending UConn Pre-College Summer Program would give her exposure to experiences and opportunities that will broaden her knowledge base and provide her with opportunities to help her identify her career goals.

Campaign Activity
Sandra posted an update
July 10
Pre-Attendance Update

This will be my first time experiencing what it is like to stay at the UConn campus as well as encountering and understanding better the medical field. As the days get closer for me to begin and embark on this trip, I get more and more excited. Thanks for allowing me this opportunity!

Success! Ms. Pivovar helped Sandra raise $1,950
April 19
Dalio Foundation donated $601
April 19

Congratulations on reaching your goal! The Dalio Foundation is proud to provide support as you discover your passions and pursue your dreams.

University of Connecticut
University of Connecticut donated $100
April 11
Anonymous donated $40
April 7

Good grades are a stepping stones towards getting into a good college, getting a good job and eventually living a good life. I wish you the best!!!!

Dalio Foundation matched this donation with $40

Ana Murphy donated $25
April 7

Hi Sandra! You can reach your goals - keep going!! You are smart and capable of doing all you can to achieve them!
Ana and Jim Murphy

Dalio Foundation matched this donation with $25

Lorena Ceja donated $100
March 31

Congratulations Sandrita go for it 👍🏻🙏👏👏

Dalio Foundation matched this donation with $100

pplication Excellence Award from a Wishbone Sponsor donated $310
March 28
Anonymous donated $50
March 27

Because of your effort and desired to do it.
Good luck

Dalio Foundation matched this donation with $50

Matthew Pelli donated $5
March 26

Dalio Foundation matched this donation with $5

University of Connecticut
University of Connecticut donated $400
March 22
Student Contribution donated $99
March 22
Ms. Pivovar started this campaign
March 22
Sandra was accepted into Wishbone!
February 2