Raymar Hampshire is a social entrepreneur who is passionate about creating socioeconomic equity. His passion has driven him launch SponsorChange.org, a new social venture based in Pittsburgh. SponsorChange.org addresses the challenge of rising student loan debt and falling volunteer rates of young professionals by aiding them in being civically engaged while rewarding student loan stipends. The program has been described as “a perfect blend of creative thinking, civic spirit, and economic good sense” and as an “idea that is simple yet totally brilliant”. Major media outlets, notably BusinessWeek, are also taking note of the Pittsburgh-based program having featured it in a recent article entitled "Kiss those Student Loans Goodbye".