We are committed to breaking the cycle of poverty for low-income single- parent families by providing single parents access to a post secondary education or certification.

It's about more than tuition.

 

Our APPROACH

In addition to providing scholarships for tuition and childcare assistance, Raise the Barr (RTB) collaborates with other charitable organizations and corporate partners to provide single parent families access to a variety of comprehensive community resources.  We work together to remove the obstacles to higher education by providing access to such services as affordable safe housing, empowerment and financial literacy training, and job placement and coaching.  We believe in a two-generational holistic approach to transforming the lives of single parents and their families.

We continue to seek charitable nonprofit organizations and corporations that are interested in helping us develop sustainable programs that can be replicated across the country.


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Anthony & Country Financial Team Up to Support Single Moms

Thanks to a $50,000 grant from Country Financial, Jeremiah Program has a new compute room.  Read more

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Corporate Hospitality Opportunity at the Big Game

Already planning to host your top clients or customers at an event the week before the Big Game in the Twin Cities?  Turn it into a once-in-lifetime experience by partnering with Anthony Barr and Raise the Barr! Contact us for more information.

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Scholarship Application Status: Closed

 We will announce when the 2018/2019 applications are available.


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Anthony Sponsors Loyola High School Football Season

In September, Anthony became a major sponsor of the Loyola High School's football season to support bringing the games back to campus. Go Cubs!


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Q & A: Anthony talks with CorePower Yoga

Q: How did you first get into yoga?

A: Click to read Anthony's answers.


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Two Generations of Impact: Our 2016/2017 Scholarship Recipients

Scholarship recipient, Janine Radoc of Corona, California with her children.  Janine is attending Cal Baptist University studying marketing.

Scholarship recipient, Janine Radoc of Corona, California with her children.  Janine is attending Cal Baptist University studying marketing.

Scholarship recipient Brandi Zetwick, of Bemidji, Minnesota with her daughters.  Brandi is attending attending Bemidji State University.

Scholarship recipient Brandi Zetwick, of Bemidji, Minnesota with her daughters.  Brandi is attending attending Bemidji State University.


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