This Johnson County couple’s $3M donation is paying for 150 students’ college education

Local Johnson County couple Peter and Veronica Mallouk, on the right above, were honored for their $3 million donation that helped create the Kansas branch of nonproift Give Something Back. The organization funds college educations for students facing financial hardship. Thus far, the money has allowed 150 Kansas students to receive a college education with no cost of tuition, housing or fees. Above, Give Something Back founder Robert Carr, far left, presents the plaque to Peter and Veronica Mallouk. Photo credit Nikki Lansford.

A Johnson County couple was honored this week for their $3 million donation that has fully paid for 150 Kansas students’ college education, including tuition, housing and other fees.

The donation was made by Peter Mallouk, a Kansas City native and CEO of wealth management company Creative Planning, and his wife Veronica in 2017.