Knights Care Fund receives grant from Women’s Service League of NCW
July 8, 2019
Rachel Evey, foundation executive director, 509-682-6415
Libby Siebens, community relations executive director, 509-682-6436 (Mon.-Thurs.)
The Wenatchee Valley College Foundation Knights Care Fund received a $5,000 grant from the Women’s Service League of North Central Washington.
The Knights Care Fund helps students facing financial crisis. Funds can go toward tuition, books, rent, food or other cost-of-living expenses. Each year, 55 to 60 percent of the students served by the Knights Care Fund are women, ranging in age from teenagers to those in their 50s.
On average, the Knights Care Fund provides $10,000 to $15,000 of support to WVC students each year. However, the Knights Care Fund does not have a consistent, permanent funding source, said WVC Foundation Executive Director Rachel Evey.
“We are grateful for the generous support from the Women’s Service League of NCW,” Evey said. “With the grant funding, WVC students will continue to receive support when they need it most.”
To make your own contribution to the Knights Care Fund and support students in need, visit wvc.edu/Give.
The WVC Foundation was incorporated in 1971. It exists to build relationships between the community and the college and raise financial support for Wenatchee Valley College students, programs, faculty and staff, as well as special projects such as building campaigns like the Music and Art Center. For information on how to make a gift to the foundation, establish a scholarship or include the WVC Foundation in your estate plans, contact (509) 682-6410. Visit the WVC Foundation website at http://www.wvc.edu/foundation.
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