Donald L. Duster (1932-2013) was a business executive who spent much of his career working to help people in underserved communities gain access to education, housing, employment and decent services. He was a grandson of Ida B. Wells and one of the founders of the Foundation.
A scholarship was created in his name to give to one outstanding student per year at his alma mater, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The first $1,000 scholarship was awarded for the 2015/2016 school year. To date we have given out $3,000 in scholarships.
Your generous donation will help us continue to support students.
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We hoped to raise $10,000 in 2019. As of Dec 31, 2019 we raised just over $7000. Please consider supporting us to fund the scholarships and expand the Founder's Garden at the Ida B. Wells-Barnett Museum
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