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September 21, 2018

On Point for College Founder to Speak at First United Church


FULTON – Ginny Donohue, founder and executive director of On Point for College, will speak at First United Church of Fulton, 33 S. Third St., Aug. 12 during the regular 11 a.m. worship hour.

A coffee collection for On Point will be received following the service during the Fellowship Time.

On Point for College founder and executive director Ginny Donohue is pictured with On Point for College graduate Candice Gregory.

On Point for College founder and executive director Ginny Donohue is pictured with On Point for College graduate Candice Gregory.

Donohue founded On Point in 1999 out of the trunk of her car, after spending eight years helping students from a homeless shelter go to college.

On Point’s mission is to overcome the barriers that prevent young people from going to college by helping students with college applications and financial aid forms, providing last-dollar grants for textbooks and other fees, providing transportation to and from college, and addressing any problems that arise while student are enrolled in college.

Over the past 13 years, more than 3,300 young people have been assisted with college enrollment and ongoing support.

Right now On Point is seeking help to provide over 350 freshmen with school and dorm room supplies.

The community is welcome to attend this service and enjoy the wonderful witness for God’s love that Ginny and On Point represent.

First United Church is affiliated with the American Baptist Churches, USA and the Presbyterian Church (USA).

The congregation is active in the greater Fulton community through the Greater Fulton Area Council of Christian Churches and many other avenues of sharing.

For further information you may contact Rev. David Nethercott at First United Church (592-2707 or [email protected]).

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