Thanks to the efforts of students, staff, and community volunteers, donors have pledged over $46,000 in donations to the Garden City Community College Endowment Association during the 2022 Phonathon.
“The Endowment Association truly appreciates the generosity of our donors and supporters,” said Barb Wells, GCCC Interim Director. “The funds raised will help to provide next year’s scholarships for the participating programs and organizations. Thank you to everyone that participated in this year’s event.”
The Endowment Association held its annual fundraising event from Oct. 3-13, making calls and requesting donations from inside the Beth Tedrow Student Center’s Endowment Room. Together, staff and student volunteers raised $46,760 in pledges over the two-week period, funds that will directly benefit GCCC students.
GCCC Endowment Association is especially grateful for the continued support of United Wireless, who once again donated the phones and airtime necessary to conduct the Phonathon.
“Without their support, Phonathon would not be possible,” she said. “We would also like to thank Milligan Enterprises/Garden City Area McDonalds, Sonic, and Freddy’s for donating the food and beverage coupons that we hand out to our student volunteers each night of Phonathon.”
Pledge totals from the Phonathon:
Week 1 Total: $32,735
Rodeo Team – $6,640
Meat Judging Team – $19,160
DPS & PTK- $1,755
Cosmetology – $5,180
Week 2 Total: $14,025
Nursing – $5,745
HALO/LULAC – $1,630
Fine Arts/Music/Band – $4,390
Ambassadors Students & Endowment Board – $2,260
For more information about the annual Phonathon or to donate, contact the GCCC Endowment Association at 620-276-0412.