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  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
December 31, 2022 at 3:57 PM

We’re Almost There - Can You help?

We are so close to unlocking the full amount of our triple matching challenge by our Board of Directors and Auto Club Enterprises. We just need a few more outstanding supporters like you to step in or double down! Help us make our goal to…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
December 28, 2022 at 5:57 PM

3 Days to 3X Your Impact

Over the next three days, Auto Club Enterprises is adding another match to our current board match challenge to help us meet our campaign goal before the year ends. That means your gift will have triple the impact while funds last. Help Fulfillment…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
December 21, 2022 at 6:07 PM

Double Your Gift

While students continue to feel the pandemic's impact at school and home, Fulfillment Fund remains a steady compass as they seek better futures for themselves through the lever of education. Don't leave their opportunities to chance. We’re in this …
  Joanne Reyes · [email protected]
December 14, 2022 at 7:11 PM

A Debt-Free Education

Dear John, I wanted to take the opportunity to tell you about David, who, like many of our students, felt daunted by the cost of college and the burden of debt typically associated with it. While he began his journey with us early on in high school…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
December 6, 2022 at 8:07 PM

One Step Closer to College

December 2022 Newsletter So far this term, we have had a great turnout of high school seniors submitting their college applications. We anticipate an even higher volume of students will join their peers in the coming weeks. Next up for our…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
November 29, 2022 at 4:57 PM

Support a Student Today

Every year on #GivingTuesday, we do something radical — we give together! Let's reimagine a world built upon shared humanity and generosity by supporting our students. When you support Fulfillment Fund, you help transform the lives of lowe…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
November 24, 2022 at 5:07 PM

Time to Give Thanks

Despite the unprecedented challenges we have faced over the last three years, we are grateful that Fulfillment Fund has been able to thrive and adapt to the needs of the moment. We could not have continued to uplift and be there for our students wi…
  Joanne Reyes · [email protected]
November 16, 2022 at 10:51 PM

In This Together

Dear John, Today we launch our end-of-year campaign, In This Together, to continue to build our students' futures through the strength of our community. Despite the unprecedented challenges in education in recent years, Fulfillment Fund has continu…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
November 3, 2022 at 11:23 PM

Reaching Beyond Degrees

November 2022 Newsletter If you’ve been reading our newsletters, then you probably already know we’ve been amping up our efforts to guide our students beyond their degrees and into the world of work. Fulfillment Fund is reimagining the way…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
October 20, 2022 at 11:57 PM

Join us on November 3

You're invited to our virtual Open House! We're hosting a special behind-the-scenes opportunity alongside Fulfillment Fund’s annual Career Expo on Thursday, November 3, 4:30 – 5:30pm. This virtual event will include a conversation with thr…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
October 6, 2022 at 7:19 PM

Applications, FAFSA, and More!

October 2022 Newsletter Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is officially accepting applications. Many universities are already taking early decision applications as well. That means Fulfillment Fund College Counselors are in …
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
September 28, 2022 at 8:57 PM

Celebrating 45 — with a new look!

Join us in kicking off our 45th anniversary celebration with our new look! This rebrand marks Fulfillment Fund’s evolution and growth thanks to the support of people like you. We are grateful to have you with us on this journey and excited…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
September 8, 2022 at 8:38 PM

At the intersection of past and future

September 2022 Newsletter With our College Counselors back at school and our College Success Advisors checking in with our college students to make sure they are enrolled and have secured housing, the school year is in full swing, and so i…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
August 3, 2022 at 10:48 PM

Shifting Gears

August 2022 Newsletter As the summer seems to have breezed by, many Fulfillment Fund students are already preparing to go back to class, and we are gearing up for another active school year. This fall, the education landscape is much clear…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
July 5, 2022 at 4:57 PM

Welcome to Fulfillment Fund University

July 2022 Newsletter When one of our students makes it to their first day of Fulfillment Fund University, it means they have officially transitioned from our College Access Program to our College Success Program. It’s a major milestone in …
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
June 9, 2022 at 4:57 PM

It’s just the beginning

June 2022 Newsletter “When one chapter closes, another begins” is a phrase we often hear at graduation. As we watch our high school and college seniors prepare for their commencements, we realize in their smiles and enthusiasm that this is…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
May 19, 2022 at 5:37 PM

A Look Back at 2021

June 2021 marked the end of the first complete year of virtual learning for LAUSD and many college campuses across the country. As we witnessed the ramifications and long-term effects of distance learning, the need for Fulfillment Fund's support be…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
May 11, 2022 at 11:21 PM

We did it, together!

May 2022 Newsletter The magic of being together in person has been in full force for the Fulfillment Fund community this month. This is the most exciting end of the school year we have had since the start of the pandemic. It’s been a month…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
May 1, 2022 at 4:03 PM

Online ticket sales close tomorrow!

Join us this Thursday, May 5, at SoFi Stadium, as we return to our in-person festivities for Fulfillment Fund's spring event, Sip & Celebrate! Enjoy a fun-filled evening outdoors with a delicious seated dinner.  We'll be awardin…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
April 28, 2022 at 6:27 PM

Guess who's coming?

Next Thursday, May 5 at SoFi Stadium, we'll have a special treat for our guests. We will be accompanied by — none other than — the Vince Lombardi Trophy at the very place where our hometown team won it! Good Day LA’s Michaela Perei…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
April 20, 2022 at 10:51 PM

Ready to Celebrate?

We're almost two weeks away from Sip & Celebrate! Join us on May 5 at SoFi Stadium, when we will honor the Gitnick Family for their decades of service and commitment to Fulfillment Fund. Fulfillment Fund was founded by Dr. Gary…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
April 12, 2022 at 6:08 PM

Let's get together!

Don't miss this year's Sip & Celebrate! at SoFi Stadium on May 5. Enjoy a fun-filled evening outdoors with a delicious seated dinner and exciting program. We will honor the Gitnick Family for their decades of service and commit…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
April 6, 2022 at 6:12 PM

Strengthening our Community

April 2022 Newsletter Fulfillment Fund is pleased to resume in-person events for our students and supporters. Last month, we came together at the LA BIG 5K with members of our Young Professionals Board and volunteers who we had not seen fo…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
March 17, 2022 at 7:52 PM

UPDATE: Sip & Celebrate now on May 5th at SoFi!

We are thrilled to share updates for our spring event, Sip & Celebrate!  This IN-PERSON event will now take place on May 5 at SoFi Stadium. We will honor the Gitnick Family for their decades of service and commitment to Fulfillm…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
March 9, 2022 at 9:33 PM

Exciting Moments Ahead

March 2022 Newsletter March is a month that begets anticipation, especially for high school students, because with March comes the promise of change. Our College Counselors are working with 11th graders who are preparing to apply for colle…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
February 24, 2022 at 6:33 PM

We’re Running to Make College a Reality

Fulfillment Fund is proud to be an official charity of the 2022 LA BIG 5K. We are running the LA Big 5K on Saturday, March 19, 2022, at Dodger Stadium, and we want you on our team! By joining us for this family-friendly event, you can rai…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
February 9, 2022 at 9:59 PM

Money for College

February 2022 Newsletter In February, we often focus our efforts on helping students secure financial aid. This year is no different, and we are happy to share the growth of our very own Fulfillment Fund Scholarship Program. In addition to…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
January 12, 2022 at 8:52 PM

Staying the Course in 2022

January 2022 Newsletter This is the first week back from winter break for LAUSD students — at least for those with a negative COVID test. While we hoped we’d be planning early-year gatherings, Omicron had other plans. So, we are focusing o…
  Joanne Reyes · [email protected]
January 4, 2022 at 6:37 PM

Thank You!

Dear John, We had an incredible response to our end-of-year giving campaign and wanted to take a moment to thank you for your support through it all. It was a difficult year for our students, who are still facing the challenges of the pandemic as they pu…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
December 31, 2021 at 3:57 PM

Last Day

John, There’s still time to donate before our matching challenge is over (at midnight)! It just takes a few minutes for you to help clear the road of obstacles for students on their way to earning their degrees. Any amount, small or large, can make a dif…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
December 30, 2021 at 5:27 PM

2 days left!

Hi John, Tomorrow is the last day to make a donation and have it matched by our Board of Directors, so we wanted to remind you about this great opportunity to make your gift go twice as far! Need more evidence that education equity matters? Higher educa…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
December 27, 2021 at 5:57 PM

Triple your support today

John, We know it’s likely a busy time for you right now but if you have a minute to spare, a gift of any size goes a long way to support our work. Our matching funds from Zenith Media are running low, but you can still multiply your impact by three! …
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
December 21, 2021 at 5:57 PM

3X your gift!

We’re 10 days away from 2022, and our friends at Zenith Media want to make sure our fundraising campaign ends with a bang. They will match all your donations up to $10,000. And, thanks to our Board of Directors who are already matching every dollar you d…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
December 14, 2021 at 6:56 PM

What’s Around the Bend?

Hi John, ​​For many first-generation, lower-income students already facing obstacles to get to college, the road ahead has become even more complicated. The pandemic and school closures for 20+ months have taken a severe toll on our educational systems a…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
December 7, 2021 at 8:57 PM

We're half way there

December 2021 Newsletter For a lot of our students, this was their first semester on campus after a year of virtual learning. With all the detours life threw their way, they’ve made it to the halfway point of the school year! From vaccine …
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
November 30, 2021 at 3:57 PM

Join the Global Celebration

Giving Tuesday is today, and people everywhere are joining the global celebration of giving! When you support Fulfillment Fund, you are empowering thousands of lower-income and first-generation students in Los Angeles on their r…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
November 23, 2021 at 6:37 PM

Grateful for our Legacy

With the start of the holiday season, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on what we are thankful for — our legacy. We feel incredibly lucky to have had such great leadership through our Founder, Dr. Gary Gitnick. We are thankful f…
  Joanne Reyes · [email protected]
November 19, 2021 at 6:03 PM

Preparing for the Road Ahead

Dear John, Seeing friends, eating in public spaces, gathering as a group — signs that life, as we knew it, is slowly starting to shift back into place. However, as we begin to regain normalcy, our students still face extreme and ongoing challenges. Anxio…
  Wendy Spinner · [email protected]
November 17, 2021 at 8:07 PM

Honoring a Life of Service

Dear John, It is with a heavy heart that we share that our founder, Dr. Gary Gitnick, passed away on November 4, 2021, surrounded by his closest loved ones. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him, especially for his unwavering …
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
November 4, 2021 at 5:03 PM

Ready or not, here it is!

November 2021 NewsletterNo matter how much we plan and prepare, no one was ready for the major detours caused by COVID-19. Getting back on track from the pandemic (which we are very much still in) has widened the pre-existing gaps in our communitie…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
October 6, 2021 at 10:43 PM

Holding the Line

October 2021 NewsletterFor many first-generation college-bound students, the challenges, fears, and apprehension to pursue a college education are not new. The pandemic has amplified their sense of uncertainty and disconnection to the endless possi…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
September 15, 2021 at 10:10 PM

Inspire Students to Dream Big!

Destination College is the Fulfillment Fund’s signature college access conference. Now in its 25th year, this information-packed virtual event will focus on inspiring high school students to “dream big” about their future on Friday, …
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
September 9, 2021 at 9:54 PM

When Connection is Key

September 2021 NewsletterOur College Access students at our partner high schools have been back in the classroom for three weeks now. Most of our College Success students started class on campus last week, while the rest are preparing to do just th…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
August 18, 2021 at 9:07 PM

Remembering our Founding CEO

This past spring, we said farewell to Fulfillment Fund’s founding CEO, Andrea Deering Cockrum. She led the organization for more than 25 years before retiring in the late 2000s. During this tenure, Fulfillment Fund grew from a grass-…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
August 11, 2021 at 8:30 PM

The new normal

August 2021 Newsletter LAUSD is opening its doors for its first full semester of in-person learning since the start of the pandemic last year. Things won’t be back to the old normal, instead, schools will adopt new policies to make su…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
July 14, 2021 at 6:53 PM

Destination College is back!

Mark your calendars for 2021's Destination College! Get ready for our two-day virtual college conference packed with workshops and presentations to help high school students prepare for their college journey. Stay tuned for more information o…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
July 7, 2021 at 8:47 PM

Combatting Summer Melt

July 2021 Newsletter Despite the school year coming to a close, summer is still a busy time at Fulfillment Fund. While many of our students are enjoying some downtime as they prepare for the next step in their educational careers, our…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
June 2, 2021 at 10:58 PM

Congrats, Class of 2021!

June 2021 Newsletter High school and college seniors are graduating and preparing for their next chapter and we are so proud of all they’ve accomplished during this challenging year. This year’s grad celebrations have been both virtua…
  Fulfillment Fund · [email protected]
May 25, 2021 at 11:22 PM

Thanks for coming!

Thanks for supporting us with Sip & Celebrate! Our virtual happy hour, with special guests Ed Helms and Rosie O'Donnell, celebrated all of our graduating students, and many of them had the opportunity to share their stories.…
  Joanne Reyes · [email protected]
May 21, 2021 at 5:27 PM

What are you doing later?

There is still time to get your tickets for today's Sip & Celebrate! We'll be celebrating all of our graduates with special guests, Ed Helms and Rosie O'Donnell, and raising funds to support more grads through our mission. G…