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Participants in WVU Day of Giving can boost gift impact

West Virginia University supporters on Day of Giving, set for Wednesday (March 22), will have many opportunities to amplify the reach of their gifts through a variety of challenges scheduled for the day.

Sixth WVU Day of Giving slated for March 22

During the event, West Virginia University will invite alumni, friends and students to collectively make a difference and support the University’s land-grant mission.

WVU Foundation records second-best year with more than $213 million in contributions

For the fiscal year from July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022, WVU Foundation data shows 20,206 donors – including 9,360 alumni – made 39,347 gifts totaling $213.8 million. This total is second only to $270.1 million donated in fiscal year 2021. The gifts will benefit education, health care and prosperity to make a positive impact across the Mountain State and beyond for years to come.

WVU’s fifth Day of Giving sets new records for dollars raised, gifts received

Supporters of West Virginia University donated a record $15.5 million Wednesday (March 9) during the University’s fifth Day of Giving, a 24-hour online fundraising event held across the University system. More than 5,600 gifts were made, also a new record. The $15.5 million figure tops 2021’s WVU Day of Giving record of $11.9 million raised from just over 5,000 gifts.

WVU to hold fifth Day of Giving March 9

West Virginia University alumni, friends and students are invited to come together March 9 in support of the University’s fifth Day of Giving.

Private support aids efforts to control, contain COVID-19 by studying variants

Private philanthropic support is driving timely COVID-19 research by West Virginia University that could ultimately save lives in the Mountain State. The Virginia-based Foster Family Foundation provided $75,000 to support collaborative efforts to identify variants of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.