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Charleston, SC  29419-1227

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Your Support Truly Changes Lives

TTC student, Mercedes Way, was enrolled in esthetics classes during Summer 2023 when the unthinkable took place - a fire broke out in her apartment building. She was home at the time, and thankfully, able to get out. However, within a matter of thirty minutes, she lost everything.

Soon after, it was time to buy the required esthetics kit to prepare for the state licensing exam. But, still recovering from her losses in the fire, Mercedes knew she couldn’t afford it. Although her tuition was covered by Trident Tech’s free tuition program, other costs associated with the esthetics program were not.

Transformation starts here.

A concerned faculty member referred Mercedes to the TTC Foundation, where she was able to receive assitance through the Student Urgent Needs (SUN) fund to purchase the $280 kit. 

Mercedes was not only able to continue her classes, but she has done so with perfect attendance. She will graduate in May with an associate degree in cosmetology, the passion to start her dream career and the confidence from knowing that the entire TTC family has her back.

Every dollar you contribute makes a difference.

You can have a powerful impact on students like Mercedes. With a donation to the Trident Opportunity Fund, you can support the SUN fund and other crucial initiatives at TTC.

With your help, our students can reach their goals, transform their lives and make a difference that lasts for generations to come.