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WSSU Giving Tuesday: 5 Things You Should Know

Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) is again joining thousands of organizations across the globe by participating in Giving Tuesday on Dec. 3. 

Here are five things to know about WSSU’s Giving Tuesday.

1. It's "Giving 2UES-DAY"

This year, WSSU is calling it "Giving 2UES-DAY." Why? Because, through the Million Dollar Match initiative, every dollar you give will be doubled. 
2. This is the fifth year WSSU has participated in Giving Tuesday.
For 2018, WSSU set a record, raising nearly $100,000 in one day.
3. You’re helping WSSU students succeed.
This Giving Tuesday, every dollar you give to the Million Dollar Match will provide need-based endowed scholarships for students and double your gift. You can:
Save the Date: Tuesday, Dec. 3, Giving 2Uesday WSSU double your gift + Million Dollar Match
  • Make a one-time gift to the Million Dollar Match Endowed Scholarship Fund.
  • Give to any existing endowed need-based scholarship.
  • Create a need-based endowed scholarship with a pledged gift of $12,500 (payable over 24 months). 
4. There are three ways to give on Giving Tuesday.
  • Give online
  • Call University Advancement at 336-750-2330
  • Drop off your donation to WSSU University Advancement in Blair Hall.
5. Every dollar helps WSSU reach its goal.

Every dollar you give to the Million Dollar Match – up to $1 million – on Dec. 3 and through the remainder of the year will be matched dollar for dollar. So far, WSSU alumni, faculty, staff, students, parents and friends have raised or pledged more than $650,000 toward the goal.

For more information or to give to the Million Dollar Match, text Ramily to 71777, visit the Million Dollar Match Mobile Cause page.

About Winston-Salem State University
Winston-Salem State University fosters the creative thinking, analytical problem-solving, and depth of character needed to transform the world. Rooted in liberal education, WSSU’s curriculum prepares students to be thought leaders who have the skills and knowledge needed to develop innovative solutions to complex problems. Founded in 1892, WSSU is a historically Black constituent institution of the University of North Carolina with a rich tradition of contributing to the social, cultural, intellectual, and economic growth of North Carolina, the region and beyond. Guided by the motto, “Enter to Learn, Depart to Serve,” WSSU develops leaders who advance social justice by serving the world with compassion and commitment.

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