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Palomar College Foundation raises over $78,500 on Giving Tuesday

The annual fund-raiser broke all previous records, with enough donations to help hundreds of students with scholarships, textbooks and emergency grants.


Last updated 12/10/2021 at 9:13am

SAN MARCOS – The Palomar College Foundation raised more than $78,500, Nov. 30, the highest amount ever on a "Giving Tuesday" for the nonprofit Foundation, which provides essential support to Palomar College students throughout the year.

Hundreds of community donations were matched by two generous supporters – a local family foundation and a private donor who has been a long-time supporter of the foundation.

"We are humbled and deeply grateful for this outpouring of financial support for our students," said Palomar College Superintendent/President Dr. Star Rivera-Lacey. "These funds will...

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