in Your Community College
With a Gift to the Annual Fund!
Contributions can Ensure
Excellence in Education!
you were to ask current Merced College students
why they are enrolled in classes, you would
hear comments like these and many others:
want to provide for a better future for my family.”
want to reach the dream I’ve always had.”
want to take on new and interesting challenges.”
want to be an inspiration to my children.”
College is home to people of all ages, backgrounds,
ambitions, and goals. Our youngest students
are those enrolled in our summer College for
Kids programs. And, in a variety of classes
you’ll find retired adult learners sitting
alongside students just out of high school.
We like to say that we serve students from 8
to 80 years old. In truth, there’s
a place for everyone at Merced College.
A community college is an institution of higher
learning that serves the entire community. Merced
College educates nurses, farmers, welders, electricians,
and teachers. We train people looking for immediate
employment in exciting and rewarding high-tech
fields like sonography and biotechnology. We
give older adults opportunities to enjoy recreational
activities like painting classes, dance lessons,
and bus trips. Many of our students are here
for a second chance at education after raising
fact, Merced College is a treasure box full
of hopes and dreams for thousands of students
each year. We are the cultural center of our
community with superb music and performing arts
programs, guest speakers, and lectures. Our
athletic programs provide quality competition
in an environment of academic learning. We continue
to prepare hundreds of students each year to
transfer to four-year institutions.
changes people’s lives everyday—you,
other community members and businesses make
this possible by making financial contributions
to the College. Generous donations by community
members like you enhance our ability to meet
our educational mission.
Charitable gifts to Merced College enhance our
ability to provide quality educational programs.
Gifts can be restricted to programs important
to you, or they can be unrestricted contributions
and used where the need is the greatest. Financial
support from the community helps us accomplish
our goal of providing the best educational and
learning experience possible for everyone. Your
giving is critical to our success.
of our donors are investors in the success of
our students. All gifts are important and will
be acknowledged in writing and included in a
future Merced College Foundation publication.
You can join us in this important effort with
a tax deductible donation.
Please take a moment and consider supporting
Merced College with your gift. And on behalf
of our students, thank you for your support!
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GENEROUS DONATION SUPPORTS STUDENTS,
HIGHER EDUCATION, AND TRAINING, AS WELL AS JOBS.
Real Property and Vehicle Donations
Estate Planning, Creating a Legacy
Memberships: President’s Circle, Employee
Volunteer Your Time to Improve Higher Education
Share Our Cause with Others
Like Us on Facebook/Twitter
Get The Word Out
Financial Naming Opportunities
Memorialize a Loved One with a Campus Building,
Facility, or Monument
Provide Matching Gifts for your Employees
Request Matching Gifts from your Employers
Participate in Planned Giving
Create a Student Endowment
Reduce Your Taxes with Donations of Stock,
Participate: your participation in our events,
dinners, presentations, supports students
while allowing you to network in our community,
make new friends, and share our love!