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Texting for Scholarships

 

Make Donations to Scholarships by Texting

Northwest Vista College announces Vista Scholarship Dollars, a new mobile giving campaign to benefit deserving students in need through general scholarships to NVC through the Alamo Colleges Foundation. 

Anyone with a cell phone can now send a $10 donation for NVC scholarships by texting VISTA to 20222.  Donors can give multiple times a month depending on your carrier. Donations are tax deductible, and pledges are billed through their monthly cell phone bill. Messaging and data rates may apply. To confirm your donation, you must reply with the word "YES" after you get a short message from your wireless provider regarding your donation.

Another way to give is by calling (210) 547-9722. You will get a text message asking you to reply with the word "YES" to confirm your $10 donation.

Those contributing who would like additional information about the college may add a space after texting “VISTA”, then add their name and email address as part of the text message.  

“We are thrilled that supporting scholarships for NVC students seeking a college education can be as easy as sending a text message,” says Dr. Jackie Claunch, president of NVC. More than 67% of the students at NVC receive financial aid and/or scholarships, so the need for financial support for students and their families is critical. This campaign is such a convenient way to help, she added. 

The Northwest Vista College text giving program in cooperation with the Alamo Colleges Foundation is certified by the Mobile Giving Foundation and is administered through Give by Cell. 

About Give by Cell : 

Give by Cell is one of a select group of approved providers of mobile giving technology, licensed by the Mobile Giving Foundation (MGF) to provide text message donation services. The company provides qualifying nonprofits with services to capture text message donations and reach a new generation of first-time donors. Give by Cell is a division of Guide by Cell Inc., the world’s largest provider of mobile technologies to nonprofits and cultural institutions. Services include cell phone audio tours, text message services, iPhone and Smartphone applications mobile web, and mobile training. For further information,   visit www.givebycell.com . 

About Mobile Giving Foundation:  

The Mobile Giving Foundation (MGF) was founded in 2007 to create a “mobile giving channel” that empowers non-profit organizations and donors. Working with North America’s top mobile carriers, the MGF enables the mobile channel for charitable giving by providing the organizational layer, operational guidelines and technical infrastructure for non‑profit organizations and donors to use the incredible power and convenience of mobile technology. The "Mobile Giving Channel" gives wireless users a simple and immediate way to receive and respond to appeals from worthy causes with the donation charged back to the carrier bill and 100% of the donation going to the designated charity. For further information, refer to the MGF Web site at  www.mobilegiving.org . 

More detailed information can be accessed through  www.alamo.edu/nvc   and  www.alamo.edu/foundation . 

* A one-time donation of $10 will be added to your mobile phone bill or deducted from your prepaid balance. User must be age 18 or older or have parental permission to participate. By texting YES, the user agrees to the terms and conditions. All charges are billed by and payable to your mobile service provider. Service is available on most carriers. Donations are collected for the benefit of Northwest Vista College through the Alamo Colleges Foundation by the Mobile Giving Foundation and subject to the terms found at www.hmgf.org/t . Message & Data Rates May Apply. You can unsubscribe at any time by texting STOP to short code 20222, Text HELP to 20222 for help. 

Privacy Policy: http://mobilegiving.org/privacy/Default.aspx . 

  

 

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