HC4A Donates $36,000 For Vocational Education Scholarships In March
admin@qs3 | March 26, 2018
By Aashi Morales
Hindu Charities for America (HC4A) continued its long tradition to “Live Here, Give Here” by giving $36,000 this March to four Austin-area schools and organizations for vocational education scholarships.
Using funds raised at its annual fall gala though the generosity of attendees and sponsors, HC4A carried out its mission to bridge income disparity through education by giving funds to Manor ISD, Round Rock Partners in Education Foundation, Capital Idea, and the Share the Will fund.
HC4A was proud to expand its impact in the community this year by making its first donation to assist military veterans.
On March 1, 2018, HC4A presented $3000.00 to Sargent Will Williams for the Round Rock-area “Share the Will” fund.
This donation will be used to provide vocational education scholarships to veterans and their children.
Manor ISD was the recipient of $8000.00 from HC4A on March 7, 2018, for vocational education scholarships for 16 Manor ISD students.
This is the fifth year in a row that HC4A has assisted Manor ISD students.
Since 2014, HC4A has given $39,000.00 to Manor ISD, funding scholarships for 78 students. In 2015, HC4A was the recipient of Manor ISD’s Community Partner of the Year award.
On March 9, 2018, HC4A provided Round Rock ISD’s Partners in Education Foundation with $5000.00 to fund five $1000.00 scholarships.
In the past two years, HC4A has provided a total of $10,000.00 to Round Rock PIEF for vocational education scholarships.
HC4A’s largest donation in March was to Capital Idea on March 18, 2018.
HC4A presented a $20,000.00 to Capital Idea to provide vocational education scholarship to non-traditional students.
HC4A is committed to helping provide vocational scholarships to economically disadvantaged students in a variety of life situations and is proud to partner with Capital Idea to serve this population.
HC4A will be making more donations in the near future and plans to donate a total of $78,000 for vocational education scholarships this year.
About Hindu Charities for America (HC4A): HC4A is a non-religious, 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to helping economically disadvantaged students in our local communities.
Founded in 2010 to provide a vehicle by which Indian-American communities could give back to the local communities that provided them the opportunity to succeed, HC4A believes in giving a hand to help others also live the American dream.
HC4A invites everyone to join in its mission to help create stronger, more educated, and more prosperous local communities by bridging income disparity through education.
HC4A lives out this mission by providing school supplies to homeless and economically disadvantaged students and by providing vocational education scholarships.