Did you know that 95% of Augsburg students receive financial aid? Or that student support services like tutoring, the Writing Lab, and the CLASS office are available to all students at no extra cost? Financial aid, student support programs, faculty-student research and more are all made possible thanks to generous donors to Augsburg. Each year, more than 2,400 alumni, parents, and friends give more than $1 million to The Augsburg Fund. Philanthropy Week is an opportunity to teach current students about how their education is supported by donors, and thank current donors for their generosity. Come to the Christensen Center to write a thank you note. Staff will be tabling at the following times: Monday, March 30, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Tuesday, March 31, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.; Wednesday, April 1, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Want to get involved?
Share what you love about Augsburg and why you support the College on Facebook and Twitter with the hashtag #auggiesgive.
Join us for a special Philanthropy Week lunch on Thursday, April 2, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in East Commons to help thank donors for their support and encourage them to make a gift this year (RSVP to Ben Krouse-Gagne ’11 at 612-330-1179 or email@example.com)
November 13 is nearly here, and it’s already time to schedule your gift for Give to the Max Day. Let’s repeat last year’s outstanding effort, in which 837 Auggies gave $313,639 in just 24 hours—more than any other Minnesota college and university. We’re going to see this success again.
In honor of what’s going to be another great day in Auggie history, we are counting down the 15 Reasons to Give to the Max on November 13. We’re looking to reach 1,001 Auggies this year. Every gift counts! Why are you Giving to the Max for Augsburg?
Give … in honor of an Auggie you love … an Auggie who was there for you,
A professor who saw a little something more,
A team that made you believe.
The school that was there for you is there for 3,500+ students today. It is part of their work here on campus to give back.
Homecoming Week kicked off with the third annual Maroon & Silver Society reception on Tuesday, September 23, in the Arnold Atrium of Hoversten Chapel. The Maroon & Silver Society recognizes donors who give generously to the College’s annual fund, The Augsburg Fund, with gifts of $1,000 or more each year.
November 13 marks Give to the Max Day, a one-day online giving competition among Minnesota nonprofits. Last year, Augsburg came in first place among all Minnesota colleges and universities as a record- breaking 837 Auggies gave more than $313,000 in just 24 hours.
This year, Auggies are setting the bar even higher with a goal to raise $350,000 from 1,001 alumni, parents and friends.
With more than 35 Augsburg fundraising projects to choose from, from Biology to the Master of Arts in Leadership program, there are many ways to show your support for Augsburg!
Help Augsburg clinch a first-place spot once again:
Spread the word in social media with the hashtag #auggiesgive
Starting November 1, sign up online to make a gift to The Augsburg Fund to support every student, every day + another Auggie project like Women’s Hockey, StepUP, Biology and more!