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Journey Scholarship 48-Hour Challenge

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Raised toward our $155,000 Goal
325 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on August 27, at 12:00 PM CDT
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Journey Scholarship 48-Hour Challenge


Our donors never back down from a challenge and, as a result, we have already reached our goal of $50,000 with $50,000 in matching funds for a total of $100,000! Yeah, Dutch!  

Even more exciting, we are rolling out an additional $27,500 in matching funds! Meaning when we raise another $27,500, we'll receive $27,500 giving us a total of $155,000 for the Journey Scholarship Fund.


Help Central students succeed and your gift will be matched!

Central College just isn’t the same without our students. That’s why we’re so excited to welcome them back to campus including another large class of first-year and transfer students!


Now, more than ever, donor support for the Journey Scholarship makes a big difference. Last year, we awarded 640 journey scholarships. That's more than half of all Central students!


With your help, we can offer even more awards, helping current and incoming students pursue their dreams and experience everything Central has to offer.

To start our new year on the right path, we’re launching a 48-hour giving challenge. During this time, all gifts up to $50,000 will be matched – doubling your impact! Gifts of all sizes help unlock support from our generous lead donors.


Your gift – whether $25, $100 or $500  will directly support students, so join us August 25 to August 27 for a great start to another year at Central!


Thank you to our amazingly generous lead donors! Kristi ’88 & Dave Balk 86, Larry ’63 & Judi Braskamp ’64, Mark ’80 & Lori Ellingson ’82, Julie ’90 & John Fisher ’87, Elaine ’58 & Ralph Jaarsma ’59, Michael Main ’87, Stephen Mc Williams ’96, Aaron ’00 & Alison Smith, Scott & Cindy Van Tasell and Kristine Ward 85.

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Every journey begins with first steps. Your participation starts us on our way to helping more students than ever!



You see the power of giving and with your support we're well on our way!



We're so glad to have your leadership! Thanks for stepping up and helping to make this challenge successful!



Thanks for being such a great leader in our community! We're so grateful for your support of this challenge!



You walk the talk and lead the way forward. Thank you!



We're honored to have your tremendous support! Thanks for going all out!