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2019 End of Year Matching Gift Fundraiser #GivingTuesday

 

Secure Southeastern for the future by making a gift today!

Help us reach our $75,000 matching gift goal today. Please take a moment and make a gift of any amount.

We are thrilled to announce another end of the year challenge. Again, two donors have issued a matching grant challenge. One donor has offered a challenge of $50,000, and the other donor has offered a challenge of $25,000. That’s right! If we can raise $75,000 by the end of the year, your gifts will be matched by $75,000. We intend to designate $75,000 for student scholarships and $75,000 to the annual fund, which will be used for many of the campus renovations you see going on around the campus as well as accreditation expenses.

Because of your response to last year’s end of the year matching grant challenge, we have been able to award $110,295.47 in scholarships to our students. We were also able to extend many more scholarship offerings to students who we were recruiting. Additionally, we were able to renovate all four dormitories with new carpet. Our students absolutely love the fresh look of their rooms. Currently, our maintenance staff is renovating the exterior of the library building. They have begun refurbishing the tennis courts with plans to install one tennis court and two pickleball courts. They also purchased seven used 25 foot, steel light poles with lights and have begun installing lights on the football field, which will allow all kinds of sporting activities to be played at night. The students can hardly wait to play flag football at night!

Please consider a generous end of the year matching gift donation for Southeastern College.  We need your help! We can now receive your gift of highly appreciated stocks and bonds, which you can donate tax-free. If you are not a 20/20 Vision Club Partner, please consider becoming one today.

Those who are 70 ½  and older may make a gift to Southeastern directly from their IRA which will serve to reduce their taxable income.

You may use the enclosed envelope and mail it with your contribution.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call me at (919)365-7711 or (321)917-2376 (cell) or sberry@sfwbc.edu.

Thanks for all you do to support Southeastern College!

Making Him Known,

Steve Berry

Director of Development & Planned Giving Advisor

P.S. I want to cordially invite you to mark your calendars for April 6-7, 2020. Come and join us at this year’s Revive and Rejoice Spring Conference.

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