Project UP-START is very fortunate to have many community partners who have come together to help our UP-START students succeed both in and out of the classroom. If you would like to make a monetary contribution, please visit The Foundation for New Education Initiatives’ website (click here).

Indicate that your contribution is for “Project UP-START” and if you have a certain request for where the funds should be spent (e.g. school uniforms or senior-sponsored events), please indicate this request on the link above.

To donate items, please contact “The Shop”, operated by the Office of Community Engagement, by emailing TheShop@dadeschools.net or calling 305-579-0300. We are accepting the following new items:

  • New clothing & shoes
  • Toiletries (e.g. toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, shaving cream, etc.)
  • Non-Perishable foods
  • Backpacks
  • School Supplies (e.g. notebooks, loose-leaf paper, pens, pencils, etc.)
  • New Toys
  • Gift Cards