Helping Students in Need
Every day, we hear about the impact that the coronavirus pandemic has had on PC students and families: unplanned travel and housing expenses, access to technology, food insecurity, lost wages — and many students are facing the heartbreaking possibility of not being able to continue their Providence College education. There’s an urgent and growing necessity to help PC students, and their need is now.make a gift to students in need
On Friars Give, April 22, more than 2,000 members of the Friar family joined the ongoing efforts to address the critical needs of PC students. Rededicated to address immediate pandemic-related challenges, our annual giving day reaffirmed the PC community’s tradition of generosity and strength in numbers. Although the need continues, this moment of unity and love will endure in the history of Providence College.
By the Numbers
These numbers represent totals through midnight on April 22. Additional updates on the generosity of the Friar family are forthcoming.
A Message from Father Shanley
As Father Shanley reminds us, together, we will emerge stronger and more united than ever. As a Friar family, we serve God and serve each other; it’s central to our culture and our mission. Right now, that means helping our students in need.
A Message from Father Sicard
Rev. Kenneth R. Sicard, O.P. ’78 & ’82G, executive vice president, treasurer, and president-elect of Providence College, explains how gifts to Emergency Student Support represent an enduring legacy for PC and our graduates.
A Message from Bob Driscoll
VP and Athletic Director Bob Driscoll reiterates the importance of the Friar spirit during these uncertain times and the imperative to help PC students impacted by the coronavirus finish their education. You are never alone in Friartown.
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