What is Shenandoah Day of Giving?
Shenandoah Day of Giving is a one-day event on April 21, 2016 when students, alumni, faculty, staff, parents and friends are coming together in the spirit of giving to help build a brighter future for the university.
What is the goal?
Increased participation! Shenandoah’s college ranking is based in part on the level of alumni participation – including the Class of 2016! Large grants and foundations that support SU look at the contribution rates of faculty and staff, parents, and community members. Participation matters! Our goal is to raise $10,000 for Shenandoah University in ONE day!
Who can participate?
Anyone and everyone can support SU on Shenandoah Day of Giving.
- Class of 2016
- Faculty and Staff
- Community members
How can I help spread the word about Shenandoah Day Of Giving?
- Be a key player in making Shenandoah Day of Giving a success by Signing up to become a SU Ambassador!
- Invest in Shenandoah University – Participation is the most important goal!
- Wear red and blue to show your pride in SU and share with us why Shenandoah means so much to you.
- Follow us on our social media channels. Join in on the fun and win prizes!
Can I give to any area of SU?
Yes! Your experience and relationship with Shenandoah is personal. Your gift should be as well. Please make a gift to wherever you feel SU impacted YOU!
Can I give to more than one school or program?
Yes! You can make a single gift on Day of Giving and split it however you like – or – come back throughout the day to make more gifts for more chances to win prizes!
Areas that your gift can support:
- The Shenandoah Fund (SU’s highest need)
- Need Based Scholarships
- Your School/Program Annual Fund and More!
Will 100% of my gift(s) go to the designated area(s)?
Yes! As a non-profit organization, we are required by strict guidelines to designate gifts as donors request. As a university we strive to cultivate lasting, authentic relationships through collaboration, creativity and integrity.
Is there a minimum gift amount?
There is no minimum gift amount. All gifts are meaningful, and the collective impact of your generosity makes a difference.
How can I make gifts?
Due to the short time frame of Shenandoah Day of Giving, only gifts received online, by mail, or by phone on April 21 will count toward Shenandoah Day of Giving totals.
- Give online.
- To make a gift by check:
Mail your check by April 18th to:
Office of Advancement
Attention: Shenandoah Day of Giving
1460 University Drive
Winchester, VA 22601-9975
Are Shenandoah Day of Giving donations tax deductible for U.S. taxpayers?
Yes! You will receive a letter by mail that will serve as a receipt for tax purposes.
Can I make recurring gifts?
Yes! Please note that only payments processed on April 21, 2016 will count towards Shenandoah Day of Giving totals.
Please contact the Shenandoah Day of Giving Team at firstname.lastname@example.org or 888-697-2111 for additional details and resources for Shenandoah Day of Giving.