May 1, 2012 SBCC Foundation Shoots Past Fundraising Goal (Noozhawk):
Six-week campaign brings in more than $800,000 that organizers say will go directly to student support
By Tom Bolton, Noozhawk Executive Editor | Published on 05.01.2012
The Foundation for Santa Barbara City College has raced past its goal for the 2012 Campaign for Student Success, raising more than $800,000 in the six-week fundraising drive that ended Monday night, according to foundation officials.
“The community support generated by the 2012 Campaign for Student Success exceeded our wildest expectations,” said Neil Kreisel, president of the group’s Board of Directors. “More than 1,000 community members joined forces with us to help SBCC students to achieve a higher education — more than twice as many community members who rallied for last year’s campaign.