8TH ANNUAL DREAM DINNER

Phoenix, AZ – February 1, 2016 - The Arizona Dream Builder Foundation (ADBF) will host its 8th Annual Dream Dinner on April 30, 2016 at the Camby Hotel (formerly the Ritz Carlton Hotel Phoenix). In support of young scholars who are unwavering in their commitment to social justice, fairness, and integrity, the annual Dream Dinner will celebrate their efforts to change the faces of the communities in which they live and attend school through their leadership.

The 2015-16 Dream Scholars will be presented at the Arizona Dream Dinner. Dream Scholars will be selected for their academic achievements and outstanding contributions to their Arizona communities. Dream Scholarship recipients are also awarded paid Dream Internships for employment during the summer of 2016.

The annual Dream Dinner is the ADBF’s major fundraiser for college scholarships and signature celebration for Dream Scholarship recipients. Sponsorship is available at various levels: Freedom- $25,000; Equality- $10,000; Justice- $5,000; Table sponsorship- $1,500; and Visionary donor - $500. Contributions are also being accepted for student sponsorship at $100 each. To make a contribution go to: http://azdreambuilder.org/dream-dinner

The Arizona Dream Builder Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, was established to provide educational and workforce readiness opportunities to youth in Arizona for the purpose of cultivating life-long leaders for social justice who, through their actions, will strengthen their community and our state while building a culture of service.

Since its inception in 2008 over 1500 High School seniors have applied to the Dream Scholar program and 24 Dream Scholars have received a four year scholarship award, totaling $96,000 in scholarship funds. In 2009, Arizona Dream Builder Foundation implemented the Dream Intern program, which provides 8-week paid Internships to select Arizona High School graduates. As of June 2015, 50 Dream Interns have been placed with 8 companies, accounting for over 16000 hours of work skills development and over $125,000 earned in wages by its students.

For more information about the Arizona Dream Builder Foundation including the Dream Scholar and Dream Intern programs or to purchase tickets to the 8th Annual Dream Dinner, visit www.azdreambuilder.org or call 480-744-6293.

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ABOUT THE ARIZONA DREAM BUILDER FOUNDATION:
Arizona Dream Builder Foundation works diligently to create greater public awareness of social justice and the tenets of the world’s great leaders as it equips young people for the world of work through education, mentoring, and meaningful paid internships. The ADBF uses its highly successful "Dream Scholar" and "Dream Intern" programs to celebrate those students who demonstrate that commitment in their lives, their schools, and in their communities.

For more information on the Arizona Dream Builder Foundation, or to be a sponsor of one of its programs, please visit www.azdreambuilder.org or call (480) 744-6293.

Posted: February 01, 2016
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