The Parents and Families Council is comprised of parents and families of current students and recent graduates of Meredith who exhibit a commitment to the College through gifts of financial leadership, time, and input. Council members have the unique opportunity of attending meetings and events with President Jo Allen, ’80, and executive campus leaders. Our Parents and Families Council members demonstrate their investment in a Meredith education by contributing $1,000/annually to the Parents and Families Fund.
Patrons: Provide financial support and leadership to the Parents and Families Fund’s Project.
Ambassadors: Promote enrollment and retention of students by being strong advocates of the College.
Advisors: Offer feedback and input to the College about the student and family experience on campus.
Contact Kim McCall Whitley, ’85, Parents Gift Officer, to learn more about Parents and Families Council, the Parents and Families Fund, and other ways to invest in Meredith College:
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Sign up to receive the Parents and Families Connection newsletter, invitations to family events, and important announcements from College leadership.
The Parents and Families Fund
The Parents and Families Fund is an important component of Meredith’s annual fundraising efforts. Gifts from parents, grandparents, and Parents and Families Council members support a campus enhancement initiative known as the Parents and Families Project. These projects address a priority identified by our students, allowing us to show them their input is valued. Your investment serves as an important source of funding that is used immediately so your student can enjoy the improved facilities and programs.
Meredith College has a strong history of parent and family philanthropy – all are encouraged to make a gift to the Parents and Families Fund.