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Student Philanthropy Fund

Kyra Purvis

The Student Philanthropy Council’s mission is to educate CSUSM students and employees about philanthropy and its impact on the campus AND raise money for the Student Philanthropy Fund Endowed Scholarship (SPCES). The majority of donors to this fund are students!

Kyra Purvis was the 2018 scholarship recipient.  Kyra has overcome significant challenges during her academic career. Kyra struggled when her mother passed away and took a break from school. With support, she reenrolled and is scheduled to graduate next summer and will be pursuing a Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy.

“Thanks to this generous award, I am one step closer to achieving my academic goals,” said Kyra. “You have helped to reduce the burden of student loans.”

Thanks to the generosity of Jack Raymond's match, gifts to the Student Philanthropy Fund will be matched.  And thanks to the generosity of Linda and David Quinby, all Student Philanthropy Fund gifts (up to $3,000) will be matched a second time, tripling the impact of your gift!