Pendleton blanket sales benefit American
Colorado: Pendleton Woolen Mills has presented two financial gifts to support American Indian college education.
The first of more than $15,5000 was gifted to the American Indian College Fund. The money were raised from the sales of blankets designed for the AICF. This money goes into the Pendleton Woolen Mills Tribal College Scholarship Program. This program offers scholarships to American Indian students in tribal colleges and universities in Washington and Montana.
The second gift of more than $83,800 will go to the Pendleton Endowment Tribal Scholars Program. This program provides scholarships to Native students attending any U.S. tribal college or university.
Since 1995, Pendleton Woolen Mill's has helped more than 400 students pursue higher education.
"We are always inspired by the individual stories of struggle and triumph of the students who receive the scholarships," said Robert Christnacht, manager of the Pendleton Home Division.
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Backgrounds: Robert Kaufman Fabrics: http://www.robertkaufman.com/
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