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Jefferson Dollars for Scholars Awards 2017 College & Summer Camp Scholarships

Since it was founded in 1993, Jefferson Dollars for Scholars has awarded more than $20 million in scholarships to students in the Jefferson Parish Public School System. That number inched even higher as JDFS held its 2017 scholarship events. The JDFS 23rd Annual College Scholarship Awards Ceremony took place May 4. The 2017 Enrichment Camp […]

Jefferson Dollars for Scholars Golden Tassel Gathering April 1

Jefferson Dollars for Scholars is hosting its annual Golden Tassel Gathering on Saturday, April 1 to help further the academic goals of students in the Jefferson Parish Public School System. The event takes place at 7 p.m. at the Timberlane Country Club at 1 Timberlane Drive in Gretna. Tickets are $85 each or $150 for two and […]

Jefferson Dollars for Scholars Set for Golden Tassel Gathering on Oct. 7

Jefferson Dollars for Scholars is hosting the SCHOLARtinis, Savouries, and Sweets Golden Tassel Gathering on Friday, October 7 to help further the academic goals of students in the Jefferson Parish Public School System. Sponsored by First NBC Bank, the event takes place from 7-10 p.m. at the home of Ashton and Jolene Ryan at 131 […]

Jefferson Dollars for Scholars School and Family Drive Feb. 1-5

One of the biggest fundraising drives of the year is coming up for Jefferson Dollars for Scholars (JDFS). The School and Family Drive  is scheduled to take place February 1-5. This worthwhile organization is asking for the community’s help raising $1 each per family member in Jefferson Parish schools. Those donations return to students in the form of […]

Whole Foods and Jefferson Dollars for Scholars Giving Back to JPPSS Students on August 5

Jefferson Dollars for Scholars and Whole Foods are teaming up to expand access to educational opportunities for Jefferson Parish Public School students through a Community Giving Day On August 5, the Whole Foods on 3420 Veterans Blvd. in Metairie will donate 5% of all store sales to Jefferson Dollars for Scholars. That money will then […]