Afterschool and summer programs for at risk children and youth

So Close...Just $100,000 To Go

Arlington Mill Community Center Update

Your support is vital. Please help us reach our goal and expand outreach to at-risk students: thank you! 

Together, as a community,

We secured the space at Arlington Mill. 

Raised seed money from generous donors, foundations and corporations.

Enlisted talented construction partners.

Broke ground and had a little gathering.

And commenced construction in January.

It's real. 

We're so close.

Just $100,000 from opening our doors this spring and welcoming the inaugural Summer Camp to a beautiful new home in July. 

4 classrooms, a library, snack room, reception area where parents can comfortably wait for their children and more...

Can you help with a donation?
Look at the progress we're making!

Without Aspire!, our students would have no afterschool support.

Demand for Aspire!'s programs is at an all time high. Even with programs at four sites in Arlington, we have a long waiting list in the Arlington Mill neighborhood and beyond. The new site will allow us to incrementally expand our services to serve more at-risk students than ever before, meeting more of the need. Without our services, there is simply no other place for them to go. 

In the last five years, Aspire!’s flagship program, “Learning ROCKS!,” helped more than 90 percent of its students improve their reading ability. Currently the program serves 120 at-risk, upper elementary-age students in the immediate area; we look forward to serving even more students in the new space this summer.

Your support matters. Please help us reach our goal and expand outreach to at-risk students: thank you! 

Thank you Building Partners!

Thank you Major Contributors!

John Andelin and Ginger Geoffrey

Inavale Foundation

John and Chris Sutton

Take a virtual tour of our new space

Watch our video about moving to Arlington Mill