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Ford Center Forward: Honoring Robert Khayat

$35,000
100%
Raised toward our $35,000 Goal
91 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on May 25, at 11:59 PM CDT
Project Owners

Toni Cooley

In Honor of Robert Khayat

$1,675

May 24, 2019

johnny and ev barrett

In Honor of Robert Khayat

Undisclosed Amount

May 24, 2019

Anonymous

Undisclosed Amount

May 24, 2019

Anonymous

Undisclosed Amount

May 24, 2019

Anonymous

Undisclosed Amount

May 24, 2019

Anonymous

Undisclosed Amount

May 24, 2019

Anonymous

Undisclosed Amount

May 24, 2019

Fred Banks

In Honor of Robert Khayat

Undisclosed Amount

May 24, 2019

Robert Weems

In Honor of Robert Khayat

$100

May 24, 2019

Anonymous

Undisclosed Amount

May 21, 2019

Dorothy Laurenzo

In Honor of Robert Khayat

$100

May 19, 2019

Don Fruge Jr

In Honor of Robert C. Khayat

$150

May 18, 2019

Maxine Woolsey

In Honor of Robert Khayat

$100

May 18, 2019

Larry Kirk

In Honor of Robert Khayat

$1,000

May 17, 2019

Kathryn

Black

$500

May 17, 2019

Archie and Olivia

Manning

Undisclosed Amount

May 17, 2019

SUSAN

Boyette

$50

May 17, 2019

Marc E. Walker

In Honor of Chancellor Robert Khayat

Undisclosed Amount

May 17, 2019

Anonymous

$40

May 16, 2019

Adam

Brady

$25

May 16, 2019

R. Gerald and Gail

Turner

$1,000

May 16, 2019

Gregory

Carter

$10

May 16, 2019

Thomas & Bonita Brown

In Honor of Robert C. Khayat

$250

May 16, 2019

Claire Moss

In Honor of Rob Jolly

$25

May 16, 2019

Anonymous

Undisclosed Amount

May 16, 2019

Carson Hughes

In Honor of Chancellor Robert C. Khayat 

Undisclosed Amount

May 16, 2019

John Selby

In Honor of Chancellor Emeritus Khayat

$1,000

May 15, 2019

Susan Marchant

Ronald Vernon

Undisclosed Amount

May 15, 2019

Anonymous

Undisclosed Amount

May 15, 2019

Robert and Emily

Gatlin

Undisclosed Amount

May 15, 2019

Anonymous

$50

May 15, 2019

Allison McCord

In Honor of Chancellor Robert Khayat

$100

May 15, 2019

Rose

Spears

$250

May 15, 2019

Anonymous

In Honor of Robert C. Khayat

Undisclosed Amount

May 15, 2019

Dale and Tonya Flesher

In Honor of Robert Khayat

$100

May 15, 2019

University of Mississippi

Foundation

$1,000

May 15, 2019

Richard and Lisa

Howorth

$1,200

May 15, 2019

Mr. Louis and Mrs. Lucia

Brandt

$2,500

May 15, 2019

Anna Clark

Harris

Undisclosed Amount

May 15, 2019

Mr. Henry and Mrs. Rose

Paris

$150

May 15, 2019

Anonymous

Undisclosed Amount

May 14, 2019

Dr. and Mrs. Robert B.

Seymour

$300

May 14, 2019

Mrs. Eva

Connell

$150

May 14, 2019

Max and Nila

Williams

$1,000

May 14, 2019

Jolee and Charles Hussey

In Honor of Robert Khayat

$250

May 13, 2019

Mary & Sam Haskell

In Honor of Robert Khayat

$2,500

May 13, 2019

Jerome & Pamela Smith

In Honor of Dr. Robert Khayat, Chancellor Emeritus

$100

May 13, 2019

Patricia Lewis

In Honor of Robert C Khayat

Undisclosed Amount

May 11, 2019

Homer

Burkett

$100

May 11, 2019

David and Michelle

Rock

$50

May 11, 2019

peggy & jim

adams

$250

May 11, 2019

Lorinda Krhut

In Honor of Robert Khayat

$100

May 10, 2019

Linda

Arrington

$25

May 10, 2019

Amanda

Tailyour

$100

May 10, 2019

Terry Morris

In Honor of Robert Khayat

$100

May 09, 2019

Maura

Langhart

$5

May 09, 2019

Don and Cathy Helms

In Honor of Chancellor Emeritus Robert Khayat

Undisclosed Amount

May 09, 2019

Anonymous

In Honor of Dr. Robert Khayat

Undisclosed Amount

May 09, 2019

JOHN

OTT

$100

May 09, 2019

Anonymous

In Honor of Robert Khayat

Undisclosed Amount

May 09, 2019

Robert

Knight

Undisclosed Amount

May 08, 2019

Ellen Rolfes

In Honor of Robert Khayat

$50

May 08, 2019

Dr. Danny and Mrs. Betty

Dickey

$100

May 08, 2019

Jimmy and Meredith

Creekmore

$2,500

May 08, 2019

Gloria Kellum

In Honor of Robert Khayat

$100

May 08, 2019

Anonymous

In Honor of Chancellor Emeritus Robert Khayat

Undisclosed Amount

May 08, 2019

Josh and Carleen Johnson

In Honor of Dr. Sam DeLeeuw

$25

May 08, 2019

Mary

Harrington

$100

May 08, 2019

Bill

Goodman

$150

May 07, 2019

Joseph

Salloum

$500

May 07, 2019

Gertrude C. Ford Foundation

$2,500

May 07, 2019

Frank and Mary

Poole

$300

May 07, 2019

Donald and Marcia

Cole

$300

May 07, 2019

Terrell and Martha

Stubbs

$250

May 06, 2019

Chauncey and Ann

Godwin

Undisclosed Amount

May 02, 2019

Mr. and Mrs. Charles P.

Quarterman

$50

May 02, 2019

Dr. Bonnie and Mr. Taylor

Buntin

Undisclosed Amount

May 02, 2019

Mr. and Mrs. Howard L. McMillan, Jr.

Undisclosed Amount

May 02, 2019

Mr. and Mrs. Robert

Bertolet

$300

May 02, 2019

Stella

Salmon

Undisclosed Amount

May 02, 2019

Paul

Franke

$150

May 02, 2019

Mr. and Mrs. Frank

Inman

$300

May 02, 2019

Angela

Atkins

Undisclosed Amount

May 02, 2019

Kate

Meacham

Undisclosed Amount

May 01, 2019

Charlotte

Parks

Undisclosed Amount

Apr 30, 2019

Anonymous

Undisclosed Amount

Apr 30, 2019

Elizabeth Little

In Memory of Dr. and Mrs. James W Silver

Undisclosed Amount

Apr 25, 2019

robert jolly

In Honor of Chancellor Khayat

$100

Apr 18, 2019

Maura

Langhart

$50

Apr 18, 2019

Julia and Robert

Aubrey

$250

Apr 18, 2019

Gertrude C. Ford

Foundation

$5,000

Apr 18, 2019
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$5

Contribute to the Cause

Every gift can help advance the arts at Ole Miss and across the region.

$10

Show Your Support

The Ford Center gives back to the community through vibrant, diverse arts programming. Show your appreciation!

$25

Make an Impact

Your gift will help the Ford Center move forward, helping to maintain facilities and bring long-lasting financial security to the region's premier performing arts venue.

$50

Invest in New Opportunities

The Ford Center opened its doors in 2003 as a state-of-the-art facility and remains the only one of its kind in the area. By supporting the Celebrating the Arts campaign, you strengthen the arts and cultural opportunities available to the Ole Miss community and region.

$100

Advance the Mission

The Celebrating the Arts campaign aims to increase the endowment of the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts to $3 million. Ongoing private support is crucial to the continued success of the Ford Center and enhances the future of the arts at Ole Miss.

$250

Support this Vibrant Resource

For 16 years now, the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts has provided a rich array of arts and cultural opportunities for our community. Your investment ensures that we continue offering vibrant programs appealing to all ages and benefiting the entire region.

$500

Secure the Future of the Arts

After 16 years, the Ford Center -- like any public space that is in near-constant use -- requires repairs and maintenance to maintain its beauty and functionality. By investing in the Ford Center Endowment, you help ensure that these needs are met in perpetuity.

$1,000

Invest in Programming

The Ford Center has featured everything from the 2008 Presidential Debate to Broadway tours. Your support of this campaign helps provide enriching programming for the Ole Miss community and the region.

$5,000

Honor our Chancellor Emeritus

Robert C. Khayat was instrumental is securing the funding necessary to establish such an outstanding performing arts center on the Oxford campus. Honor this beloved Ole Miss leader today with a gift to the Celebrating the Arts campaign. Together, we can build resources to expand his legacy and continue bringing magnificent programs to the Ford Center stage.

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