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An American generation at risk needs the kind of help that only Peer Power can offer.  Today, Peer Power needs you.

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Peer Power has made remarkable progress in helping hundreds of high school students improve their grades, graduate, and get ready for college.  These are young people attending schools in neighborhoods that besieged by serious economic and crime problems.  Right now, Peer Power is giving more than 1,000 students much more than good grades and college counseling.  It’s giving them hope. 

Most importantly, Peer Power is scalable and replicable.  With the commitment of the administration, faculty, and students, the program can be adapted to fit practically any existing public school in communities of any size – as long as funds are available to support it.

The average annual cost of successfully running Peer Power in a single school for a full year is approximately $50,000.  The current annual budget for the program is $1,750,000, which includes payments to tutors and regular third-party evaluations to ensure our program's effectiveness.  The program's administrative and overhead costs are entirely covered by our existing contributions.  Your support will go where it can make the most difference - directly to our scholars and tutors.  New contributions will accelerate the progress we have been making over the past eight years while improving the academic performance of many more young people in more schools.

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If you would like to make a financial contribution, please mail your check to:

Peer Power Foundation
Attention: Annual Fund
850 Ridge Lake Boulevard, Suite 1
Memphis, TN 38120 

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Mario J. Fortney

Mario Fortney is a Program Director at Whitehaven High School. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville where he received a Master’s in Business Administration and Business Analytics.

 He has worked with Peer Power since (2004) its inception beginning  as a high school tutor. He earned a full academic scholarship to UT Knoxville.  He has made a very strong commitment to using his talent to positively impact education in Memphis. Mario is a huge proponent of the Peer Power Model and knows it will continue to demonstrate its contributions to students' academic achievement, social and civic growth.

"Peer Power is what is right about Memphis."