Believe 2015 Press Release

SEATTLE – On Thursday, May 7, 2015 the Seattle Central Foundation hosted their annual fundraising gala, Believe: The Power of Education, at the Westin in downtown Seattle. The event was emceed by Capitol Hill Chamber of Commerce Executive Director, Michael Wells, and brought together 350 of Seattle’s community leaders to support the Foundation’s goal of providing free education at Seattle Central College. This year, the event raised a record-breaking $330,000 making it the highest-grossing open-enrollment college fundraising dinner in Washington State.

The evening’s success was made possible thanks in part to the contributions of Margaret Meister and her wife Representative Joan McBride who generously contributed $25,000 in matching funds. Read more…