Spring '21 Student Emergency Fund Campaign

33% of $20,000 goal
This campaign ended on July 01, 2021, but you can still make a gift to Pitzer College by clicking here!

Though it appears we are near the end of the worst of the pandemic, we must ensure this summer and forthcoming academic year are bright for our entire student body. This year has been hard for us all, but as President Melvin L. Oliver stated in this year’s virtual commencement, “The impact has been everywhere, though not equal for everyone.”

Since March 2020, the entirely donor-funded Pitzer Student Emergency Fund has allocated approximately $82,000 to directly supporting students. The Fund provided 70 students with airfare, 60 students with emergency housing, 27 students facing food insecurity with resources, 75 students with hotspots, and so much more.

These tangible impacts are entirely the result of support from the Pitzer community. The Pitzer Student Emergency Fund has provided access and increased equity for the students that make this place so unique.

With Pitzer planning to resume classes in person in the fall, many students will rely on the Pitzer Student Emergency Fund to purchase airfare, travel visas, access basic needs support, and more just to begin their academic year. We anticipate these needs to cost approximately $20,000.

Thank you for supporting the Pitzer Student Emergency Fund and helping keep the Pitzer experience equitable, accessible, and enjoyable for all students.

Provida Futuri

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