Invest In Success 2017 Raised $37,000 for Miramar College Students!
The San Diego Miramar College Foundation raised $37,157.62 during its 2017 Invest in Success Fundraiser held May 6 at a private residence in Coronado, Ca.
This year’s fundraiser was attended by 110 guests who enjoyed a night of food, spirits, silent auction bidding and pretend casino gaming.
"We had another fantastic turnout for this very important Foundation event," said Dr. Patricia Hsieh, president of San Diego Miramar College. "The money raised on May 6 will help ensure that we keep our Freshman Scholarship program and other scholarships solvent."
The Foundation sold 95 tickets to the event that generated $8,900.00. Forty-one donated silent auction items sold for a combined $5,100.00. The Foundation’s community partners and individual donors contributed another $29,980.00 in sponsorships.
The Foundation wishes to thank the following sponsors for their generous contributions: AFT Guild, Sara Agonafer, Ema Baskovic Wine Tasting, Jenny Benson, Don & Fu-Ping Boas, California Coast Credit Union, Carolina Caparros, Dr. Constance Carroll, Frederick & Deborah Gerlach, Kathleen Gustafson, Hom Family Fund, Dr. Patricia Hsieh, Mike & Veronica Johnson, Mary Kjartanson, Donna Lee, Marie Martinelli/Student Insurance, Daniel & Christina Miramontez, New Cars, Inc., Tony & Dr. Priscila Pizarro, San Diego Hua Xia Chinese School, The Well Grow Foundation, David Tran, Union Bank, U.S. Bank, Wells Fargo Bank.
A photo gallery of the evening can be accessed on our Facebook page.
The Miramar College Foundation, a California nonprofit public benefit corporation, was officially created on August 21, 1994 and is committed to supporting the diverse population of Miramar College students by raising scholarship funds. On April 12, during its 23rd annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony, the San Diego Miramar College Foundation administered 36 scholarships totaling $80,325.00. An additional 64 external awards, totaling $74,949.95 were awarded bringing the grand total awarded to $155,274.95.
The 2018 Invest in Success fundraiser is scheduled for May 5 and will be held at a private residence in Rancho Santa Fe, Ca.
If donating by check or purchasing tickets, please send check or money order to:
Thanks to our 2017 Invest in Success Sponsors and Donors
Mike & Veronica Johnson
Tony & Priscila Pizzaro
Don & Fu-Ping Boas
Fred & Debbie Gerlach
The Well Grow Foundation
Thanks to our 2016 Invest in Success Sponsors and Donors
Angela Ho & San Diego chapter of the Hong Kong Association
Thanks to our 2015 Invest in Success Sponsors and Donors
Unless otherwise specified, all proceeds are directed to the Miramar College Foundation General Fund/Unrestricted, which supports scholarships and other campus projects that directly benefit San Diego Miramar College students.
The Miramar College Foundation is a California IRS approved 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation.
Questions? Miramar College Public Information Office, 619-388-7865, firstname.lastname@example.org