Atlanta church steps in to help Morris Brown pay debt
Cascade United Methodist Church, in Atlanta, presented a $22,000 check to Morris Brown College Sunday to help the college paying off a $500,000 debt to the U.S. Department of Education.
The funds represented the exact amount needed to help the 130-year-old college eliminate its federal government debt.
The U.S. Department of Education's offer to settle the college’s multi-million dollar debt with an amount of $500,000.
With Cascade’s donation, Morris Brown will have more than enough funding to pay the settlement, due Wed., Aug. 24th.
“We recognize the historical significance of Morris Brown College to our community and the world,” says Rev. Dr. Moss. “We are grateful that our Cascade members have answered the call during these tough economic times. We are called to be a light in the community so we are pleased to participate in this vital way.”