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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.
- Between 2000 and 2012, the number of people in Georgia living below the poverty line increased by 85% or by 849,513 people. (source: US Census Publication)
- According to US Census figures in 2010, Georgia’s poverty rate is the 3rd highest in the nation.
- The poverty rate for Glynn County is 16.8% which affects 1 in 3 children.
- The official poverty line for a household of three (one parent and two children) is $19,530. A person working full time at minimum wage makes only $14,645 annually which is 12% below poverty.
- Upon entrance to the STAR program, our participants’ average income is $4,922.
- Through education, encouragement and empowerment, our students HOPE. BELIEVE. GROW. SUCCEED in work and in life.
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STAR Foundation of Coastal Georgia Inc.
1612 Newcastle Street, Suite 105
Brunswick, GA 31520
- Gently used or new, professional clothing for job interviews (particularly women’s clothing)
- Gently used or new class uniforms, black pants and white tops
- Used computers
- Office supplies – copy paper, envelopes, stamps, pens and pencils
- Individual professional styling to help students one-on-one with work ready hair, makeup and accessories
- Individual career counseling
- Individual financial counseling such as helping students to understand credit reports, and how to consolidate debt
- Grant research