Recent Initiatives

Upward Bound Wreath Fundraiser

For the last 24 years, the University of Montevallo TRIO Upward Bound Programs’ has decorated Upward Bound Wreath Fundraiser photounique trees for the holidays for our major fundraiser. For the second consecutive year, however, with COVID restrictions, we are offering the opportunity for more people to enjoy the holidays by offering
wreaths for sale. Each wreath comes fully decorated. With the proceeds from this event, many deserving high school students from Bibb, Chilton, and Shelby County schools who participate in the University of Montevallo TRIO Upward Bound Programs are awarded book scholarships for college.

While TRIO Upward Bound Programs are federally funded pre-college initiatives, any scholarship money awarded must be earned at the local level. Therefore, the amount of the scholarships we are able to offer is dependent on the amount of money raised from the fundraisers. Last year, we were able to award $4,650.00 in TRIO Upward Bound Programs’ Senior 2021 Book Scholarships to 11 seniors with proceeds generated from the fundraisers.

This year, in celebration of the season, we are offering fully decorated wreaths. Pick the theme and/or colors and have your holiday cheer ready to go.

Contact the TRIO Upward Bound Programs’ offices at (205) 665-6268 for more information, and complete your order below.