PRESS RELEASE: Mayer Lutheran High School receives grant funds
Thrivent Financial Foundation grant to assist school in growing alumni support
MINNEAPOLIS (Nov. 10, 2015) – Mayer Lutheran High School, Mayer, Minn., recently received a $15,000 immediate grant and a $25,000 two-to-one challenge grant opportunity from the Thrivent Financial Foundation, Minneapolis, Minn. The grants support the school’s “Engaging Alumni for Sustainable Support in Preparing Christian Leaders” project designed to grow alumni support of the school.
To obtain the full $25,000 challenge grant, Mayer Lutheran must raise a minimum of $50,000 from individual donors by Nov. 15, 2017.
“Our 3,100 alumni are a special group of people. The generous grant from Thrivent will enable us to better serve them and encourage our graduates to provide support for their alma mater,” said, Joel Landskroener, Executive Director of Mayer Lutheran High School.
“We are delighted to assist Mayer Lutheran High School through this grant,” said Laurie Wilkinson, director of Church Relations at Thrivent Financial. “We trust that this funding will encourage even more people to become aware of and support the exciting educational ministry that is taking place at the school.”
The grant is part of the foundation’s Lutheran Grant Program. This program assists Lutheran organizations and those they serve in achieving economic security and sustainability
About Mayer Lutheran High School
Mayer Lutheran High School, a regional high school open to all students regardless of denomination or worship tradition, is located in historic Mayer at 305 5th Street NE– two miles south of Hwy 7 on MN Hwy 25, MN in Carver County. For more information, contact Mayer Lutheran at 952-657-2251, go to www.mayerlutheran.org or visit Facebook (www.Facebook.com/MayerLHS and Twitter at (MayerLutheran@Twitter.com).
Mayer Lutheran High School admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in the administration of its policies, financial aid program or other school-administered programs.
About the Thrivent Financial Foundation
The Thrivent Financial Foundation is a private foundation funded by Thrivent Financial. As a 501(c)(3) organization with its own board of trustees, the foundation is organized and operated exclusively for charitable, religious, scientific, literary and educational purposes and makes grants and gifts to 501(c)(3) exempt organizations. The foundation does not provide grants to individuals.
About Thrivent Financial
Thrivent Financial is a financial services organization that helps Christians be wise with money and live generously. As a membership organization, it offers its nearly 2.4 million member-owners a broad range of products, services and guidance from financial representatives nationwide. For more than a century it has helped members make wise money choices that reflect their values while providing them opportunities to demonstrate their generosity where they live, work and worship. For more information, visit Thrivent.com.
Thrivent Financial is the marketing name for Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Appleton, Wis.
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