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An Anonymous DonorJonathan Kade matched $2 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $100

An Anonymous DonorLisa Jane Rapport, Ph.D. matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $300Just for Faculty/Staff (Psychology Department)

An Anonymous DonorAnonymous matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000Just for Dolly Parton's Imagination Library
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Giving Day 2024
2,097 Donors - $2,000,995 Donated
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Giving Day contributions of every size make a major difference! Support one of our featured projects or give to another area that helps the University Libraries today. 

  • Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library
  • The Information Warrior Journal
  • The Power of Diverse Voices

  • Achieve your charitable goals and create your WSU legacy with a gift in your estate plan

    Wayne State faculty and staff can give via payroll deduction here

    📢 Updates
    We did it!!!!!!


    Not only did we pass our goal of 1,900 donors for Giving Day 2024 - but we also raised more than $2 million for our amazing students, brilliant faculty, groundbreaking research, and critical urban programs, which move Detroit and our world forward. 

    We are blown away by your support! This is proof that Warrior generosity makes our impact stronger. 

    Thank you!!!

    #GiveGreenBeGold


    71 days ago by Jalyn Stovall
    Let’s Finish Warrior Strong!!

    Only 3 hours left! 

    Thank you to the many Warriors who have already made their Giving Day gift!

    Show your Warrior pride by sharing your support on social media using #GiveGreenBeGold.

    Don’t forget to check the leaderboards to see what our Warrior community has already accomplished!

    72 days ago by Jalyn Stovall
    Challenges Met!

    40 donors gave to the College of Engineering, unlocking a $40,000 gift from Dr. Bob A. Smith ’60, M.A. ’74. 

    ✅ 25 gifts are made to the Mike Ilitch Business School Scholarships fund, unlocking $25,000 from Mark Rolling ’91, M.B.A. ’97. 

    20 donors gave to the WSU Planetarium, unlocking a $1,000 gift from Dean Stephanie Hartwell.

    72 days ago by Vivian Brown
    Matches Met!

    Dean Ramona Benkert matched $1,000 to the College of Nursing Scholarship Fund. 

    ✅ A group of anonymous WDET Leadership Circle Members matched $2,500 to WDET. 

    ✅ Dr. Bob Pettapiece, '80 matched $5,000 to the Honors College Finish Line Endowed Fund. 

    Two anonymous donors matched $1,000 to Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library 

    72 days ago by Vivian Brown
    There’s still time!!!

    There’s still time to make your gift!

    There are more than 120 programs, funds, areas, and initiatives to choose from!

    We are also just a few gifts away from unlocking thousands of match and challenge dollars. 

    Be the person to help us finish Warrior Strong, by 11:59 p.m., (EDT)!

    #GiveGreenBeGold

    72 days ago by Jalyn Stovall
    Matches Met!


    Dean Kleist matched $2,000 to the Student Engagement & Active Learning (SEAL) Lab Fund. 

    72 days ago by Vivian Brown
    Matches & Challenges!

    There are still matches and challenges available to increase the impact of your Giving Day gift. Here are a few close to the finish line: 

    💚 Dean Ramona Benkert will match $1 per $1 donated to the College of Nursing Scholarship Fund up to $1,000- Only $135 left to complete this match!

    💚 Lisa Jane Rapport, Ph.D. will match $10 per donor to Faculty/Staff in the Psychology Department up to $300 - Only 25 donors left to complete this match!

    💚 Only 11 more donors to the CLAS Psychology Clinic needed to unlock a generous $1,000 from Dean Stephanie Hartwell

    💚 Only $630 to Freer House needed to unlock a generous $1250 from Lillian and Walter Dean and the Garden Club of Michigan!

    #GiveGreenBeGold


    72 days ago by Jalyn Stovall
    Challenges Met!

    ✅ 10 donors made gifts to the Dr. Walter F. Edwards Endowed Brown Bag Colloquium Series, unlocking $1,000 gift from Jaime Goodrich. 

    72 days ago by Vivian Brown
    Matches Met!


    ✅ Two anonymous donors matched $1,000 to the MISB Scholarships fund. 

    ✅ RSM matched $2,500 to the Mike Ilitch Business School Scholarships fund. 

    Erika Wallace, and her husband, Marcus Wallace, matched $10,000 for Wayne State Athletics. 

    ✅ Marion Ringe ’70, M.A. ’77 matched $7,950 for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

    72 days ago by Vivian Brown
    We are halfway through Giving Day!!!

    We're halfway through Giving Day with just 12 hours left to give!

    Now is a great time to check out our ongoing matches and challenges to see where you can make the most impact. 

    #GiveGreenBeGold

    72 days ago by Jalyn Stovall
    We’re halfway to our goal!!!


    We have 958 donors and counting – more than 50% of our goal!!! There’s still time to give. Let’s show our Warrior pride and reach the finish line!

    #GiveGreenBeGold

    72 days ago by Jalyn Stovall
    Go Warriors!

    It’s 10 a.m. and we have 939 donors – nearly 50% of our goal. We need 961 more donors to reach 1900 donors. We’ve got this!

    Let’s go, Warriors!

    72 days ago by Jalyn Stovall
    It’s time to shine, Advocates!!

    Start sharing your unique giving link with your network via email, text, or social media.  

    The top three advocates will win a prize!

     

    Check the Advocate Leaderboard to see your progress. 

    Not an Advocate yet? There's still time to sign up! 

    How to Become an Advocate for Giving Day 2024:

    Step 1: Create or login to your GiveCampus account.  

    Step 2: Before you start sharing, make sure you are logged in! We can only celebrate your hard work if we're able to tell it's you! And we do that by tracking outreach done when you're logged in to GiveCampus. 

    Step 3: Visit our Advocacy Dashboard and take one - or all - of the steps listed to get started!

    72 days ago by Jalyn Stovall
    It’s Giving Day!!!


    Join the Warrior community for the next 24 hours as we work together to give back! Make a difference across campus and show your support for the Warrior community with a gift to your area of choice!

    #GiveGreenBeGold

    72 days ago by Alexandria Armstrong

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    for gifts made to any scholarship fund, the Greenwald Family Impact Foundation photo
    for gifts made to any scholarship fund, the Greenwald Family Impact Foundation
    Heart icon matched a total of $200,000
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    Medical Alumni Association Board of Governors
    Heart icon matched a total of $58,000
    Dr. Bob A. Smith ’60, M.A. ’74 photo
    Dr. Bob A. Smith ’60, M.A. ’74
    Gave $40,000 during a Challenge!
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    Bob and Jeri Kelch
    Heart icon matched a total of $30,000
    Lottie Holland, M.B.A. ‘06 photo
    Lottie Holland, M.B.A. ‘06
    Gave $25,000 during a Challenge!
    Mark Rolling ’91, M.B.A. ’97 photo
    Mark Rolling ’91, M.B.A. ’97
    Gave $25,000 during a Challenge!
    College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts Board of Visitors photo
    College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts Board of Visitors
    Heart icon matched a total of $14,000
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    Anonymous Brothers from the Delta Sigma Pi Gamma Theta Fraternity
    Heart icon matched a total of $14,000
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    Anonymous
    Heart icon matched a total of $10,000
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    The Family Heritage Fund
    Heart icon matched a total of $10,000