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Third Annual Hike for the Humanities

$925

 

15% Raised of $6,000 Goal

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Support Mount Wachusett Community College’s 3rd annual Hike for the Humanities fundraiser on Saturday, October 29, at 9:30 am in the Wachusett Visitor Center parking lot in Princeton, MA.

 

The event includes hiking to the summit of Wachusett Mountain from 2 to 5 miles on hiking trails or a paved road.

 

Our goal is to raise at least $6,000. This money will endow annual themed public humanities programming such as book discussions, lectures, humanities performances, films, and activities that strengthens humanities education within north central Massachusetts (refer to mwcc.edu/humanitiesproject for details).

 

This fundraiser supports MWCC’s 1 million National Endowment for the Humanities Challenge grant. All funds will be matched 50% by NEH . To date, the college has already raised over $225,000 or almost one quarter of the match. Remember all money raised will be matched by the National Endowment for the Humanities 50%.

 

How to MAKE A GENERAL DONATION: Click the orange "Donate to a Fundraiser" button above. In the pop up screen, select Team Humanities. Unlike previous years, we are fundraising as one large team. [NOTE: Be sure to click "optional process fee" link before making your donation so you can opt not to pay that.]

 

All are welcome to join the hike, but if you can't hike, donate!