• GK Foundation Has Raised More Than $800,000 towards the support of Scholarships

    The Gavalas Kolanko Foundation was established by Nicholas B. Gavalas and Dr. Ronald Kolanko. Mr. Gavalas and Dr. Kolanko came together to form the GKF in 1999 after becoming aware of the costly requirements for students with disabilities wishing to attend college.


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  • Annual Scholarship Award Reception

    Gavalas Kolanko Foundation Board Members at the annual GKF reception honoring our scholarship recipients.


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  • Charleston James Island Connector Run - Our Premier Annual Fund Raising Event

    The Charleston James Island Connector Run is the premier annual fundraising event for the Gavalas Kolanko Foundation. Thousands of runners, walkers and bicyclists converge for the annual event. With its 10K Run/Walk, 5K Run/Walk and 10K Bike Ride this event truly has something for everyone!


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