Friends of EAST

Friends of EAST is more than just a network of people who are passionate about EAST. It is a network that fosters relationships in order to support EAST and its students through value-added services and support such as mentoring, volunteering, and funding efforts.

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Do you want to make an impact on the EAST Network? Consider applying to become a committee member of the Friends of EAST Advisory Council.

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Who are Friends of EAST?

When you become a Friend of EAST, you become a part of life changing experiences for students.

Friends of EAST ARE...

Community Partners

What it means to be a Friend of EAST


Connect with a group of inspiring individuals with an affinity for EAST’s mission while engaging with EAST in multiple capacities.


Provide opportunities for mentorship and transformative relationships by sharing your network with students and peers.


Collaborate with students on cutting-edge technology and service through innovative student-developed community projects.


Grow students by empowering them with real-world experiences that could transform their lives.

"As alumni, Kyle and I, have remained friends of EAST because EAST reinvests in us! Film and production evolved from a high school hobby into a career. EAST helped me develop a career, stronger educational pursuits, and a willingness to give back."

Capillya Uptergrove

EAST at North Pulaski High School

Alumni Class of 2001

Friends of EAST in Action


Make a one time or monthly donation to directly impact our students.


We provide our students with training on cutting edge technology and personal development. Interested in becoming a Student Training Instructor? Sign Up Today!


We host several special events for our students and facilitators. Get involved and share your ideas and opportunities.


EAST programs partner with a variety of organizations across the globe to inspire change in their community. Become a Community Partner and let our students uplift your organization.

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