Celebration of Philanthropy highlights record year

2012philanthropyThe 2011-12 fiscal year has been one of the most successful fundraising years in Augsburg’s history with nearly $14 million raised to support programming, scholarships, buildings, and research. One of the ways the College celebrated this success was by welcoming more than 250 donors and volunteer leaders to campus for the the annual Celebration of Philanthropy on Thursday, June 7.

The interactive donor recognition event recognized annual donors, members of the Sven Oftedal planned giving society, donors who have made substantial cumulative gifts, and those who have given for 15 or more consecutive years. Continue reading “Celebration of Philanthropy highlights record year”

A celebration of philanthropy

philanthropyLast week, Augsburg welcomed more than 200 attendees to the first annual Celebration of Philanthropy event. In this interactive event, guests connected with each other, had their photo taken with Auggie Eagle, told us why they support Augsburg in the video booth and on a large display board, and met student researchers. The evening concluded with dessert and discussion and the presentation of a video showing how Auggies and donors are changing the world. Continue reading “A celebration of philanthropy”