Isiah Thomas and his wife donated $50,000 on behalf of their foundation, Mary’s Court to FIU’s First Generation Scholarship fund. The presentation took place at the Lebron James, Dwayne Wade, Chris Boch All-Star classic to benefit Mary’s Court. The First Generation Scholarship is the only program in Florida to match private donations by 100 percent. So the Mary’s Court donation will increase to $100,000. Approximately 40 percent of FIU students will be the first generation in their family to obtain college degrees. For example, Tresha Thomas was one of the recepient of this scholarship which has helped her to achieve her education aspirations at FIU.
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