CLEVELAND, OH, September 07, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Area non-profit Minds Matter of Cleveland will be hosting its inaugural fundraising gala, Discovery Night, on Oct. 12, 2013, at the Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum in University Circle. ---
Keeping with the theme of the evening (discovering Cleveland), guests of the evening will have the opportunity to enjoy a tour of the museum just before cocktails and dinner in the Crawford Rotunda, which overlooks more than 150 automobiles and airplanes collected throughout five decades of Cleveland history.
The evening will conclude with a silent and live auction with items donated by local businesses, hotels and airlines. Proceeds from the event will benefit Minds Matter programing to continue their efforts of helping students from low income families achieve academic excellence and gain admission to leading colleges. With a 100-percent success rate since the Cleveland chapter was founded in 2008, Minds Matter has helped improve the test scores, and increase average SAT scores by 350 points, of more than 200 students in the greater Cleveland area.
Tickets for the evening start at $200 and sponsorship is available at $3000 per table. Additionally, those unable to attend are welcome to donate. To purchase tickets or make a donation, please contact Minds Matter at MindsMatterofCleveland@gmail.com.
Minds Matter of Cleveland is part of the national Minds Matter organization. Since its founding in New York City in 1991, the effectiveness of Minds Matter has been affirmed - 100 percent of its students have been accepted into a four-year college, as well as pre-college programs. The organization is present in 11 U.S. cities: Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York City, Portland, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Seattle. The Cleveland chapter established a strong foundation during its five years of operation. Its students made substantial improvements in their writing and critical thinking, math, science and SAT scores.
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