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Giving Tuesday - Nov. 27, 2018


Thank you to everyone who joined the #GivingTuesday movement and gave back to McKendree University. We are humbled by alumni, friends, parents, faculty, staff and students who came together to support the institution. Your incredible generosity will grant countless opportunities for Bearcats of today and tomorrow. 

Results coming soon...

Missed #GivingTuesday? You can still make a gift at any time to support the McKendree community.

Save the date for the next #GivingTuesday: December 3, 2019



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Spread the Word 

You can do a great service to McKendree from the comfort of your home! Simply spread the word to fellow Bearcats by interacting with McKendree on social media by liking, sharing, tagging, tweeting, etc. You can also double your impact by e-mailing, texting and talking with fellow Bearcats about #GivingTuesday. Encouraging others to participate makes all the difference!

Remember to post your #Unselfie on #GivingTuesday! You will receive a piece of mail at home that includes an #Unselfie card. Personalizing your #Unselfie card lets others know why you give back to McKendree. Be sure to tear it out, fill it out, assemble it and share it with your social networks!

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Become an Online Ambassador

Online AmbassadorDo you consider yourself a social media influencer? Do you love McKendree? Do you want to use your time and talent to help? If so, you would be a great Online Ambassador for McKendree University during this year's #GivingTuesday campaign!

Online Ambassadors are the most important role in the #GivingTuesday campaign. 47% of Americans learn about causes via social media and online channels. This is where you come in!

Online Ambassadors are alumni, faculty, staff, students, parents and friends who take the next step to promote #GivingTuesday through their own social networks. This is your opportunity to share your Bearcat pride! 

Click here to become an Online Ambassador for McKendree University!




Where Does the Money Go

All funds raised for McKendree University on #GivingTuesday will go toward the Annual Fund unless designated to another fund of the donor's choosing. The Annual Fund is of greatest need at the University as it helps bridge the gap between what tuition covers and the actual cost of an education from McKendree. This fund supports student scholarships, academic instruction, student services and more!

If you would like to support another fund at McKendree University, simply make that designation when filling out the online form. If that fund is not included in the designation drop down box, please type that fund in the comment box. That will ensure that your gift goes to the right place!