The Las Positas College Foundation will participate in #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and celebrates generosity worldwide.Held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, #GivingTuesday kicks off the holiday giving season.
The Las Positas College Foundation will sponsor #GivingHawksDay to support scholarships, innovative programs and services for the students of Las Positas College (LPC). The Foundation’s Board of Directors has set a goal of raising $25,000 for the event.
Kenneth Cooper, Las Positas College Foundation executive director, stated, “Our inaugural #GivingHawksDay held last year helped us raise over $25,000 in much needed funds to support student success at LPC. We will continue to keep our students at the center of our #GivingHawksDay fundraising efforts again this year.”
Las Positas College is an affordable pathway to higher education and a college degree for many Tri-Valley residents. Examples of the impact of the Foundation are the award-winning Debate Team (TalkHawks), Veterans First Program, the 2Gen Fund Program (financial support for childcare for student parents) and Math Jam, a program that helps students succeed at all levels of mathematics.
“As a veteran and full-time student, I feel I hit the jackpot when I enrolled at Las Positas College,” said Roxanne C. regarding the Engineering Technology Program for Veterans. “The Veterans First Program in conjunction with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is wonderful and afforded me the opportunity to fulfill my dream of becoming an engineer.”
Those who are interested in joining the LPC Foundation’s #GivingHawksDay initiative can visit https://www.givecampus.com/schools/LasPositasCollege/givinghawksday