Why Give to La Casa?
Your gift will go to La Casa Cultural Latina to help enhance the services we provide to our students. Each dollar creates opportunities to enhance existing programs and move forward with new student initiatives at La Casa. Your gift will make a significant difference for Latina/o students at the University of Illinois when you contribute to La Casa.
Your gifts help enhance and improve:
- La Casa’s Facilities—technology, audio-visual equipment, furniture
- Retention & Recruitment—Conexciones, A.C.E. Mentorship program, LCASO, and high school visits
- Educational and Cultural Programming—speakers’ series, social justice workshops, Latinx Heritage Month, Lunch on Us.
- Community Outreach—Pen Pal Program, workshops around the community, efforts to support K-12 Latinx youth initiatives, Migrant Education Program.
- The La Casa Scholarship Fund, which provides scholarship support to students involved with La Casa, and may include the following:
- Latinx students who demonstrate outstanding academic merit,
- Latinx students with financial need,
- Opportunities to create fellowships
- Undocumented/DACAmented students (open to all Undocumented students), and
- Other students involved with La Casa.