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This year marks the 13th year for this event.Scholarships 2017

This years event will be virtual ! Please consider making an on-line or mail in donation (see details below).

Since 2005, a total of 26 scholarships have been awarded to college-bound graduates of Cary High. Each scholarship is now $2500. The recipients are selected by the Cary HS selection committee and based on character traits of students who strive to “Make a Difference”, just as Kassel did in his short life time.

Donate online This fund is managed by Triangle Community Foundation; direct tax-deductible donations can be made on line at http://www.trianglecf.org/ways_to_give/donate_now/ be sure to choose “Kassel Smit Make a Difference Fund” from the drop-down list.


Send via mailYou can also send donations by mail to:

Kassel Smit “Make a Difference” Fund TCF
PO Box 12729 Durham, NC 27709
800 Park Offices Dr, Suite 201, Research Triangle Park, NC 2770



Our Goal is $7000 This year we have set a goal to raise $5000 by the time the next scholarships are awarded in May of 2018.

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