Next CF Board meeting: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 6:00 pm in the Media Center
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Centurion Foundation Update
The Centurion Foundation would like to thank everyone who participated in the Membership Drive and Loyalty Card program. The Foundation is off to a good start to meet fundraising goals for the year.
And how are Foundation funds used? The Foundation acts as an umbrella organization for participating sports and extracurricular groups, including providing insurance for Foundation events and, most importantly, keeping up the non-profit status so that donations to each group can be categorized as tax-deductible. Besides the general benefit to groups, the Foundation also provides awards at Senior Night, scholarships, and grants each season.
Starting last year, the Centurion Foundation provided a grant to partially fund the UCHS Trainer. The trainer is available for all UCHS students, not just athletes. All UCHS students have access to the trainer. There are limited funds available to the school for the trainer, and this year the trainer conducts office hours Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays between the hours of 2:30 and 4:30 pm (cut down from 5 days, 2 ½ hours last year). Some sports teams pay extra to have the trainer attend their specific home games, such as Football and Lacrosse. These teams pay for the extra hours, outside of CF and UCHS funding, through their specific team fundraising efforts. You can learn more about our trainer at: https://www.sandiegounified.org/schools/university-city/overview-17
The Foundation has pledged funds for the trainer through the UC Spirit Run, held each spring – this year will be our 3rd Annual! Last year, the Foundation was able to net $4,125 which has been pledged to UCHS. All of the UCHS monies received from the 5K event is earmarked for the UCHS Trainer for the use of all UCHS students within the allocated days and hours. In addition, the UC Spirit Run was an avenue for individuals to fundraise for specific groups, and even other local UC schools. A total of $1,369 was raised by individuals. Participants from the other UC schools also benefited from the UC Spirit Run as over $540 in registration fees were given back to our UC schools – they were able to use those funds for various needs, including Running Clubs and PE equipment.
The Foundation aims to continue its mission to supporting UCHS athletics and clubs. If you would like to make a donation towards the Foundation’s efforts, please go to:
Customized UCHS Spirit Wear
The UCCF spirit gear website has a great assortment of clothing for those who want to show their school spirit!
You can place an order at Shop.MyLocker.Net and create your very own apparel.
The Centurion Foundation is Proud to Support University City High School
The Centurion Foundation of UCHS is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to supporting the UCHS Athletics Departments and Clubs, students and families.
Our primary mission is to enrich our children's extra-curricular activities by your vital tax deductible donations.
We need you! There are two ways you can help: 1) Join the foundation or 2) donate online. Both ways support our UCHS clubs and athletics!
You can support UCHS and the Centurion Foundation's mission to enrich our students extracurricular activities by becoming a member of the Foundation.
Donations of $100 or more receive 2 adult and one student pass (students under
Click here to fill out the form and mail it in today!
Or, you can donate using the PayPal Option below.
Donor acknowledgement letters for tax purposes will be given for donations of $250 or more following the end of the calendar year of the donation. Cancelled checks or PayPal receipts for amounts less than $250 should be sufficient for IRS documentation.
For inquiries regarding the Foundation's EIN number, please contact:
Centurion Foundation 2015 - 16 Board Members
Congrats to the Centurion Foundation 2015 Scholarship Winners:
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