How You Can Help

Futures and Options needs your support.

Read a letter from an alumna and make your gift today. 

Dear Friends,

In 2008, I was starting my senior year of high school and I applied to the Futures and Options Internship Program. Futures and Options set me up with an interview at Mansueto Ventures, the publisher for Inc. Magazine. I was hired, and my internship there was my first real professional experience and introduced me to the world of marketing.

In addition to gaining valuable skills and knowledge, I learned that it's up to me to take advantage of the opportunities available to me. While Futures and Options helped me get my foot in the door at Mansueto, it was on me to show up every day and prove that I could do the work. It was also up to me to leverage the network Futures and Options helped me build. After graduating from Smith College, I reached out to my contacts at Mansueto, which helped me secure a position there as a marketing coordinator. My Futures and Options' internship gave me a network, a career and a future.

We all have the opportunity to shape the future by partnering with Futures and Options.

As a business, you can have a profound influence on the life of a young person, while helping to build a more prepared and diverse workforce.

As a student, you can take advantage of the learning and work experiences Futures and Options offers to grow personally and professionally and set yourself up for a successful career.

And as a donor, you can enable these motivated young people to connect with the business community.

It's what each of us does with the opportunities in front of us that matters. The future is in our hands.

Make a tax-deductible contribution to Futures and Options today, and help more of New York City's youth become the workforce of tomorrow.

Visit our Donate page to donate online, or find out other ways you can help.

On behalf of myself and all the youth Futures and Options has served over the last twenty years and will continue to serve, thank you very much for your generous support.

Sherice Goodwine

Futures and Options Internship Program, 2008

Futures and Options Young Professionals Committee Member

Account Manager, Mansueto Ventures

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