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STAR works to end poverty in our community by educating and empowering adults with the foundational skills needed to thrive personally and professionally.

Our Students in the Community

If you haven’t heard of The Farmer and the Larder in downtown Brunswick, you’ve been asleep. Wake up! This beautiful restaurant is a working example of Brunswick and the Georgia Coastline. Fresh food. They are farmers, alchemists, oh and did we mention they have really good food? After Thanksgiving, our students, staff, and board members were invited and welcomed by owners Matthew Raiford ... Read More about Our Students in the Community

STAR Struck Gala at Sea Island’s Ocean Forest

What an exhilarating night facing the beautiful ocean on the Georgia Coast! STAR Foundation is honored to have the love and support of our Coastal Georgia family. On October 13, we had our annual Benefit and celebrated, with 150 guests, under the stars of Sea Island. This yearly extravaganza helps us continue to offer free classes to our students, who only pay us a small application fee ... Read More about STAR Struck Gala at Sea Island’s Ocean Forest

STAR Foundation and United Way of Coastal Georgia to Promote the Next-Generation of Money Movers

We are ecstatic whenever we receive ANY sort of funding that helps us carry out our mission of helping people become financially self-sufficient. This one is even more exciting for us at STAR Foundation because it helps us meet the changing needs of our community. This Fall, STAR Foundation was the recipient of a $5000 grant from the United Way of Coastal Georgia. As a partner in this new ... Read More about STAR Foundation and United Way of Coastal Georgia to Promote the Next-Generation of Money Movers

Brunswick News Welcomes STAR Foundation’s New Director

After 20 years of great service to over 1300 students, Ellen Murphy, STAR Foundation’s Founding Executive Director, handed the reins to incoming Executive Director, Cheryl Isaac. The wonderful people from the Brunswick News were there to capture this moment of change and vibrancy for us here at STAR Foundation. The move to the STAR Foundation was a purpose-driven one for our new Executive ... Read More about Brunswick News Welcomes STAR Foundation’s New Director