Published: Aug 15, 2005
The Don and Erika Wallace Family Foundation has recently donated $1 million
to the University as part of its $80 million capital campaign. The funds raised
during the campaign are being used for capital projects, teaching enhancements
The Wallace’s gift has been recognized on a special plaque
in the entryway of the Crescent Club, located on the ninth floor of the Vaughn
Center on the University of Tampa campus. The Wallace’s donation has also been
recognized in the school’s lobby, celebrating the University’s first-ever,
successful comprehensive capital campaign.
"Don's leadership as a
trustee, and the family’s generous contribution, has played a major part in the
University's on-going success in rebuilding the campus, increasing endowment and
ramping up the academic quality of the University,” said UT President Ron
Vaughn. “We are grateful to have such caring people in our University
The Don and Erika Wallace Family Foundation was established
eight years ago by Lazydays RV President and Chairman Don Wallace and his wife,
Erika. Their philanthropic impact on the community has been widespread with
dozens of local nonprofit organizations, large and small. Don and Erika Wallace
have been huge supporters of the arts, health care and children.
more information, contact the Office of Public Information at firstname.lastname@example.org or (813) 253-6232.