Local Women’s Organization Presents $2,000 to Thomas Nelson to Benefit Student Emergency Fund

April 18, 2017
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Thomas Nelson Community College received a $2,000 contribution from Soroptimist International of Williamsburg to support the Soroptimist Women’s Student Emergency Fund at the College. During its April meeting, the organization’s President Willie Mae McCracken presented a check to Vice President for Institutional Advancement Cynthia Callaway and Development Director Tracey Ashley.

According to the Thomas Nelson Educational Foundation, Soroptimist International of Williamsburg has donated $6,000 to the College to date with $4,000 having been distributed to aide 18 students.

Soroptimist is an international organization for business and professional women who work to improve the lives of women and girls.  With roughly 95,000 members, the organization exists in 120 countries and territories contributing time and financial support to community-based and international projects that benefit women and girls.

The Educational Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation founded to generate support for Thomas Nelson. It  seeks private financial support to augment programs and existing services and to attract funds to develop new courses and programs. Funds are used to provide various types of support including scholarships, faculty development, program support, and capital needs. The Foundation supports over 50 scholarships and a wide range of academic programs.

Visit http://tncc.edu/foundation and make a gift today.