Philanthropy at Cypress Cove: The Goldberg & Papier Families Endowed Scholarship
Giving is a family tradition for the Goldbergs and Papiers, two Cypress Cove couples.
Joe Goldberg and his Cypress Cove ping pong buddy, Chuck Papier, wanted to surprise their wives, Marcia and Judith, with a scholarship in their honor. They privately met with the Office of Philanthropy and created the fund, then informed their spouses. The initial gift of $10,000 became endowed in April 2021.
The Goldberg and Papier Families Endowed Scholarship is a dedicated award given annually to selected students who work for the Cypress Cove Dining Services team.
Chuck and Judith Papier come from a family committed to generosity. Both are members of Cypress Cove’s Staff Scholarship Committee. They are known for teaching their children and grandchildren about the importance of making the world a better place. They have always encouraged family members to make donations instead of traditional holiday gifts. “We don’t need more neckties or anything,” they told their family. “Please make a gift instead to support scholarships through this family fund.”
Joe and Marcia Goldberg understand the importance of advanced education. She received assistance from her two employers as she and Joe obtained their Juris Doctor degrees by attending night law school at the University of Toledo. Joe also received assistance under the G.I. Bill. After the loss of a son in an auto accident, Joe and Marcia established an engineering scholarship at the University of Michigan in their son’s memory.
Studies repeatedly show that generous people were taught by their parents and grandparents to give. We are so very appreciative that the Goldberg and Papier families choose this scholarship fund to share their joy of giving.