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Gift Supports Lift Up Vikes!

Posted April 03, 2019 in Articles

Thank you to Chuck and Char Fowler for their generous $1 million gift in support of Lift Up Vikes!

Their gift will be used in two ways -- to renovate space in Ronald Berkman Hall and relocate Lift Up Vikes! there, and to create an emergency fund to assist CSU students.

Relocation of Lift Up Vikes! from the CSU Recreation Center to Berkman Hall will more than triple the size of the pantry and resource center and put it closer to other departments that assist students. The year-round emergency fund will assist students with unforeseen expenses that could lead to them dropping out of school.

Humanitarians and philanthropists, the Fowlers and their daughters generously support programs in education, healthcare and the arts through the Char and Chuck Fowler Family Foundation.

Lift Up Vikes!, established in 2016, provides food and other assistance for CSU students in need.

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