First-Time Donors Help MCC Foundation Boost Support for Students

MANCHESTER, Conn. (January 21, 2021) – MCC Foundation starts the year off by acknowledging the collective gifts of more than 80 first-time donors. Their gifts contributed a total of $45,000 in additional funds available to support Manchester Community College students with scholarships and emergency assistance.

Among the new donors are 55 MCC alumni. “We are very grateful for the generous support of our entire community of donors,” said Manchester Community College CEO Nicole Esposito. “It is especially heartwarming to receive new gifts from our alumni, as they are a testimony to the difference MCC made in their lives. They are true emissaries of the college, and their gifts will have a lasting impact for years to come.”

MCC Foundation President Rosemarie Papa added, “Many MCC alumni have benefitted from their experience at the college and the support of MCC Foundation. Now we are seeing them respond to this period of great need by paying that forward. It has an incredible impact for hundreds of students. We are grateful for their generosity.”

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About MCC Foundation

Manchester Community College Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)3 Connecticut corporation governed by a volunteer board of directors, composed of business and community leaders. The foundation secures funding to assist the college in achieving its mission and goals through support of programs, scholarships and equipment.