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PJC Reminds Supporters That Tuesday is East Texas Giving Day

April 29, 2024 – PJC joins East Texas Giving Day to support student success

Paris Junior College is proud to announce its participation in East Texas Giving Day on April 30, 2024, joining over 195 nonprofit organizations across north and east Texas in a collective effort to raise critical funds for the local community.

East Texas Giving Day is an 18-hour online event that unites the region in support of local needs, providing an opportunity for individuals, businesses, and organizations to come together and make a difference in the lives of others.

Dr. Jerry King, Interim President of Paris Junior College, expressed his enthusiasm for the event. 

“East Texas Giving Day is a wonderful opportunity for our community to rally together and support the educational aspirations of our students,” said Dr. King. “Every donation, no matter the size, has a meaningful impact on their journey to success.”

From 6:00 a.m. to midnight on April 30, PJC alumni, former students, friends, and supporters are encouraged to visit to make a contribution directly benefiting PJC students. Gifts can be made securely online using any internet-enabled device, or by mailing a check to Baleigh McCoin, PJC East Texas Giving Day, 2400 Clarksville Street, Paris, TX 75460-6258.

“This is always such an exciting day for our students, faculty, staff, and the entire community,” said Baleigh McCoin, Director of Advancement at PJC. “The support we receive on Giving Day demonstrates the incredible generosity and commitment of our PJC family.”

Gifts made during East Texas Giving Day are tax-deductible, and supporters are encouraged to spread the word through social media channels, sharing messages and forwarding emails to help raise awareness for the campaign.

For more information on how to donate or get involved, please contact Baleigh McCoin at 903-782-0276 or [email protected].

Author: Chad Young

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