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Final totals are in for 2018 Giving Tuesday

Totals are in for the 2018 Giving Tuesday event that happened two weeks ago. According to Michelle Tosi-Stephens, vice president of development and external affairs for The Community Foundation of West Texas, the Plainview Area Endowment raised a total of $40,720 during the fundraiser. The #GivingTuesdayLBK campaign as a whole raised $269,500. Prior to the…
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December 13, 2018 0

Totals not final yet after Giving Tuesday

Volunteers set out Tuesday to collect money during the annual #GivingTuesdayLBK campaign. Michelle Tosi-Stephens, vice president of developmental and external affairs for The Community Foundation of West Texas, which includes the Plainview Area Endowment, said Plainview collected more than $30,000. The Foundation as a whole raised $244,000, she added. But those numbers reflect only the…
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November 29, 2018 0

Plainview Area Endowment to participate in Giving Tuesday fundraiser

There’s Black Friday, Shop Local Saturday, Cyber Monday and in the past 10 years, nonprofits have added Giving Tuesday to the list of some of the busiest shopping days of the year. On Tuesday (Nov. 27), the Plainview Area Endowment hopes to take advantage of Giving Tuesday to raise money to make a difference in…
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November 19, 2018 0

The Community Foundation of West Texas, Plainview Area Endowment award grants

The Plainview Area Endowment, an affiliate of the Community Foundation of West Texas, awarded grants to a few Plainview businesses earlier this month. Grant recipients included YMCA Plainview, The Salvation Army, Covenant Health Plainview and the City of Plainview’s Trussell Pond project. The endowment has given 110 grants and scholarships totaling $134,449.56 to area schools…
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September 4, 2018 0
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Spotted: PAE at the Hale County Resource and Health Fair!

Some familiar faces were seen at the second annual Hale County Resource and Health Fair on Saturday, August 11th!


August 21, 2018 0
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Endowment raises funds for area entities

Article by William Carroll originally published in the Plainview Herald on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. Tuesday marked the second year that the Plainview Area Endowment has participated in the worldwide #GivingTuesday event as PAE board members and affiliated organizations donated their time to man booths at United Supermarket on Olton Road and Amigos United Supermarket…
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January 8, 2018 0

Giving Tuesday event generates over $30,000 for PAE

Article by William Carroll first appeared in the Plainview Herald on Monday, January 8, 2018. The Plainview Area Endowment’s recent Giving Tuesday event was a huge success as the endowment received $30,881.25, which qualified the entity for an additional $2,498.98 match from the Community Foundation of West Texas. The event, which was held on the…
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January 8, 2018 0
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Plainview Area Endowment presents $22k in grants

Article by William Carroll first appeared in the Plainview Herald on Sunday, January 7, 2018. The Plainview Area Endowment gave out $22,541 in grant funds Thursday at Happy State Bank in Plainview to seven area entities. The Endowment presented checks to the following entities: $5,000 to College Hill Elementary; $1,150 to Compassionate Care Pregnancy Center;…
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January 8, 2018 0

Grant to fund Skaggs mechanical system upgrades

The local effort to bring new life to the Skaggs Building received a major boost this week with a $10,000 grant from the Community Foundation of West Texas. Those funds are earmarked for upgrading the mechanical systems serving the four-story office building. Overseeing the restoration is Plainview Downtown Restoration Inc. “The Community Foundation of West…
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December 16, 2016 0

Plainview Area Endowment distributes $21,100

Six local and area nonprofits received $21,100 in grants Thursday from Plainview Area Endowment, bringing its seven-year total to $75,000. “We exist to provide support and resources to the Plainview community in order for it to continue thriving,” explains Mark Warren, an advisory board member. He also serves on the board of Lubbock-based Community Foundation…
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November 18, 2016 0