“Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory.” By George S. Patton
January is now history and February is full of optimism and great expectations. Today, the Anne G. Broady Scholarship Fund campaign is officially closed.
Anne G. Broady Scholarship Fund
AGBSF Goal: $1,500.00 Actual: $1,600.00 Deadline: February 4, 2019
And, we are so pleased to experience the exhilaration of victory. It is with “humble but reasonable confidence” we reached our goal on schedule. Well, actually we have exceeded our goal and there are still funds being reported as “on the way”.
Although the campaign is officially closed, we continue to welcome additional financial support. The goal $1,500.00 is the minimum goal set to assist those families unable to cover the full cost of the yearly tuition for the Copey Learning Center. Your support will be well used.
This is our 6th year providing scholarships and we have seen the results. Six of the students have been the worthy recipients of the trip to America under the “Pathway Project”. While visiting America, the students have spent quality time with several “Friends” and “Friends” share my assessment that these students have done very well learning English at the Copey Learning Center. We continue to be impressed with the proficiency acquired and convinced “our support is making a huge difference”.
Executive Director Salary Support
EDSS Goal: $2,000.00 Actual: $1,300.00 Deadline: April 9, 2019
The great news continues as we report steady progress towards our EDSS goal of $2,000.00. I predict this goal will be achieved well ahead of the deadline if the responses continue. I am already impressed with the responses to date. We are currently at 65% of our goal…remarkable!
We all know very little good happens when there is no leadership or leadership that is not competent leading the way. To progress, to improve, and to sustain the gains being made, there must be leadership equipped to meet the extraordinary challenges of rural education in a very small community with significant economic and cultural issues. This alone I believe sets the Copey Learning Center apart from similar rural communities, especially in Costa Rica and countries with the same issues. Our support provides the Copey Learning Center sustainability and continuity other communities seem not to have and struggle to obtain. “Again…we are making a huge difference!”.
I hear about isolated cases where a few donors are having trouble with the Copey Learning Center’s PayPal donation system. I have reported this but I am not sure if there is an explanation or the resources to address some of the trouble. Whenever a donor has reported a problem to me, we have assisted and things have worked out. If you are having any problems with the Copey Learning Center PayPal system, do not be discouraged. Send me a note and we can work out a solution.
- The Copey Learning Center’s PayPal can be used to make donations directly. Please access the PayPal system by clicking on….http://copeylearningcenter.org/. Find the PayPal logo in the upper right hand corner of their homepage. To make certain the Copey Learning Center recognizes your donation and how it should be applied, indicate in the comment section that the donation supports the “AGBSF” or the “EDSS”.
- The alternate method is to send me your donation. Make the check out to me (Arthur Broady). Once received, your check is deposited in my account and then paid directly to the same Learning Center PayPal system as in Method #1. I will enter your name and designate where it is to be applied per your directions. The PayPal system will issue me a receipt which I send to you as “proof” the donation has been submitted to the Learning Center in your name. Make your check out to Arthur Broady and send to:
725 N. Center Parkway, Apt. N-201, Kennewick, WA 99336
Please contact me if either method needs further explanation.