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There's always something happening at the WCC Foundation...and it's all about supporting students at WCC! This is the place to keep up to date on our events and how you can be a part of them, or be informed about other important activities that are worth telling your friends about. This page contains a brief view of the last six Foundation-related news and events. To see older news and events, please visit the archive.

Please join us for our 30th "Golden" Mardi Gras!
Feb 6 2016
Morris Lawrence Building
Our annual Mardi Gras raises vital funds that help students reach their academic goals and gives support to classroom initiatives. Join us for a golden opportunity to dine, dance, and delight in a wonderful evening of merriment. Click here for more information
22nd Annual WCC Foundation Jerry Jernigan Memorial "Drive for Education" Golf Outing
Aug 17 2015
Fox Hills Golf & Banquet Center
Last year the golf outing drove a true hole-in-one for our WCC students, raising $92,000! This year we are determined to raise the score! Mark your calendars for August 17, 2015 to participate. Visit the golf outing page for more information.
Mark Your Calendars to Experience the Annual WCC Foundation Women's Council Luncheon
Apr 21 2015
Morris Lawrence Building
The 19th annual luncheon will be held on Thursday, May 21, 2015, at 11:30am. Plan to attend to experience the heartfelt and inspiring stories and hear keynote speaker, Mary Sue Coleman, tell the rest of the story! Visit here to learn more about the luncheon and the work for the Women's Council.
Judith Hommel Emergency Fund
Feb 11 2014
The Foundation has received several inquiries about how to make a contribution to the Judith Hommel Emergency Fund. For online gifts, visit the Make a Gift link at the top left of this page. Be sure to note in the "gift designation" box that the gift should be applied to the Judith Hommel Emergency Fund. Checks may also be sent to the WCC Foundation at 4800 E. Huron River Dr., Ann Arbor, MI, 48105. Read more on Judith Hommel Emergency Fund
IRA Charitable Rollover Reinstated
Jan 22 2013
Reinstating the IRA Charitable Rollover was one of provisions made when the Senate and House passed the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA) on January 1. Since 2006, IRA owners age 70 and older have been able to make a qualified charitable distribution (QCD) up to $100,000 each year. ATRA extends and expands this option for 2012 and 2013. The law permits individuals who received an IRA distribution in December of 2012 to make a cash gift prior to February 1, 2013 and still have a qualified charitable distribution (QCD). For more information, please feel free to contact the Foundation at 734-973-3665 or talk to your attorney.
WCC Wins $2.9 million grant from the U.S. Dept of Labor
Oct 3 2012
The Foundation assisted in developing the grant called IGNITE (Intentionally Growing New Information Technology Employees). Funds will allow the college to develop new I.T. programs specific to the needs of area employers and delivered in new ways that meet the diverse learning needs of students. To top that off, the college was asked to work with the USDOL to host a press conference on campus announcing the grant! One of the highlights was welcoming Congressman John Dingell and introducing him to a host of students pursuing I.T. Read more on WCC Wins $2.9 million grant from the U.S. Dept of Labor