The Causes We Support

Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar Program

Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar is the only college completion program working to support selected low-income, motivated students from Albany, Schenectady and Troy, NY's public high schools. Since 1997, they have helped more than 230 Scholars to earn their college degrees through a proven blend of academic support, long-term mentoring, college preparatory services and financial assistance. Thanks to the programs, people and opportunities, Sponsor-A-Scholar students graduate from college at nearly double the rate of their peers with similar academic and economic demographics (69% vs. 39.7%). Sponsor-A-Scholar alumni credit the dedication and support of their volunteer mentor and staff as a key factor in their success. For more information go to

Soldiers Undertaking Disabled Scuba

Soldiers Undertaking Disabled Scuba (SUDS) is designed to help improve the lives of wounded, ill and injured service members returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. By training the warriors in a challenging and rewarding activity it can help facilitate the rehabilitation process and promote mobility. Offering this venue provides the service member with a sport they can enjoy during their rehabilitation and throughout their life. The Kelton Financial Group is honored to support this meaningful cause. To learn more, visit: Soldiers Undertaking Disabled Scuba

Good News Garage

Good News Garage was one of the first nonprofit social enterprise car donation programs in the U.S. The mission of Good News Garage is to create economic opportunity by providing affordable and reliable transportation options for people in need. Since its founding in Burlington, Vermont, in 1996 Good News Garage has provided more than 4,400 New England families with donated vehicles empowering clients to move out of poverty and into financial independence and social stability. To learn more, visit: Good News Garage