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Rise Above: How
The Konnection
Helped Me Thrive

Before joining The Konnection Klub, my life was far from easy. My attendance at school was around 50% on average. I lacked the desire to learn or excel, feeling uninspired and without direction. There was no one pushing me to do better, and I often found myself in trouble, getting into fights and facing suspensions. Everything changed when I became part of The Konnection Klub. This community provided me with the support and encouragement I desperately needed. With their guidance, I transformed into a dedicated student, achieving a 3.0 GPA. I became a student leader, actively involved in my community, and found joy in volunteering, like feeding the homeless through The Konnection's initiatives.

My attendance rate soared to about 90% as I became more motivated than ever before. Knowing that my Konnection family genuinely cares about me and my future has been a powerful source of inspiration. Their unwavering support has driven me to strive for success, both academically and personally.

Last summer, The Konnection Klub gave me an incredible opportunity: my first ever plane ride! We traveled to Atlanta, Georgia, and embarked on a series of amazing adventures. We visited Six Flags, Spelman College, the Coca Cola Factory, the Cheesecake Factory, the MLK National Park, and so many more exciting places. This experience opened my eyes to a world of possibilities and dreams I never knew I could have.


I am forever grateful for The Konnection. They helped me realize my potential and ignited a passion for learning and community involvement. My journey with The Konnection Klub is a testament to the profound impact that a caring and supportive community can have on a young person's life.

Konnections, Cuts & Konversations

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Beacon of Light:
A Journey of Dedication and Inspiration

No mission

is complete

without goals.

See our current goals and find out how you can support us.

Increase access to quality after school programs

Increase access to quality after school programs

Improve attendance rates

Improve math and reading scores

Improve graduation rates

Improve school climate / culture

What will

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story be?

Become a mentor or volunteer and help us defeat chronic absenteeism. 

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