Scholarship fundraiser tries to raise $1 million for SBCC students

Kelsey Gerckens, KEYT NewsChannel 3 Reporter, kelsey.gerckens@keyt.com
POSTED: 07:48 AM PDT Mar 15, 2013    UPDATED: 03:39 PM PDT Mar 15, 2013 
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SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -

  The Foundation for Santa Barbara City College is trying to raise $1 million for cash-strapped city college students.

  The foundation is kicking off its six-week fundraising campaign tonight with a "Show us Your Love" event.  The free event features entertainment, music, and food.  It is from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday in the Sports Pavilion at Santa Barbara City College.

  The campaign is part of the foundation's effort to meet the growing demand for financial aid for SBCC students.