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Jeannine Sapere receives scholarship

Jeannine Sapere, Cambridge College student
Jeannine Sapere (right), Cambridge College student and scholarship recipient

Jeannine Sapere is one of two Cambridge College ISSP (Integrated Student Success Program) students and one of ten Massachusetts women to receive a $1,500 scholarship from Vital Impact this fall. The mission of Vital Impact, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is to raise funds to provide life-changing scholarships for education to women in Massachusetts, who are at least 35 years of age and have a need for financial assistance, enabling them to transition to a more rewarding career and create the life they desire for themselves and future generations and building a community of empowerment and support.

"My wish and dream is to open a twenty-four hour a day, seven-day a week, support center for families dealing with mental illness," said Jeannine. "This would be a place for parents, siblings, and other family members who are dealing with the mental illness of a loved one to get together with others, find help, resources, support and strength, and to inspire hope."