Over the last 35 years, the economy has had its ups and downs, and Valley’s “economy” has been no different. In order to prepare the school for any and all financial situations in the future, we started The VCHS Endowment Fund on February 9, 2015.
An endowment fund offers donors a long-term giving opportunity, allowing financial gifts to bless the school many times over. Each year, the school is able to pull some of the net gains out of the fund, while the principal continues to grow through generous gifts.
WIll you contribute to the future of Valley Christian with a gift to the Endowment Fund?
How it got started
Although an endowment fund had been discussed for years, it took a generous gift by one of the original Valley families to put the VCHS Endowment Fund in motion. The family of graduate Heather Bilodeau ’88 – a member of our 3rd graduating class – maintained a passion for Christian education and for Valley Christian, and they decided to leave a legacy through a planned gift. “Dad firmly believed in the value of Christian education and made it a priority in the household budget so that I was able to go to Christian schools from pre-school through high school,” Heather reflected. “I appreciated both his commitment to that and also the excellent level of education I received at Valley Christian.”
Thank you to the Bilodeau family for the planned gifts of $27,277.10, which helped to launch the VCHS Endowment Fund.
Endowment Fund Balance
as of March 31, 2017
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Alumni, find out how you can contribute to the Endowment Fund through automatic monthly giving through 10 at 10.
If you are not an alumnus but would like to give to VCHS through automatic monthly giving, use the giving form,
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Phone: (480) 705-8888 X 224
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