Thank You For an Amazing 7th Annual WWU Give Day!


Many donations were made to our special matching challenges like the Western Welcome scholarship and had their donation doubled or more and all other donations still received an additional 8.8% boost from our general matching pool!

If you were a part of the amazing effort last year to provide support to students across all areas of WWU, thank you! Thank you, as well, for lending your support again this year. 

If this was your first give day, thank you for joining us, you are part of the reason this give day was our biggest ever! WWU Give Day is the most momentous day of philanthropy each year for Western students and creates a wave of impact felt by every club, team, program, and department at WWU and this year was extremely impressive, with donors like you coming together to give over a million dollars towards student success in all forms across every area of campus and beyond.

This year we are focused on raising funds for the Western Welcome Scholarship. This scholarship improves access for students who, while qualified to attend Western, might not apply or accept an offer of admission due to the funding gap that exists between a WWU financial aid package and the typical cost to attend. Gifts given to the Western Welcome Scholarship will be matched dollar-for-dollar while funds last, so gifts here have great impact!



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Institute for Energy Studies 1-to-1 Match
You did it! The first $2500 given to the Institute for Energy Studies has been matched by a very generous donor! Thank you!
$2,500 MATCHED
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1-to-1 match for Behavioral Neuroscience from NW Pathology!
Thank you! Your first $4000 in gifts have been matched by NW Pathology as an investment in our outstanding Behavioral Neuroscience students.
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1-to-1 match for the first $500 raised for Men's Basketball!
Thank you! Terry Clayton ('62) has matched the first $500 raised for Men's Basketball in memory of his brother, Mike Clayton ('71), who former Vikings Basketball head coach Chuck Randall once called "the best guard I ever coached." Mike led the team in scoring during a 1968 Australasian Basketball tour, where the Vikings beat the Australian Olympic team. And now you've led Give Day in supporting Men's Basketball! Thank you!
$500 MATCHED
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CBE Professional and Career Readiness Challenge
Thank you! The first $1250 in gifts to the CBE Professional and Career Readiness Program have been matched dollar for dollar by generous faculty and staff of the college. Thank you for providing important resources to help College of Business and Economics students successfully launch their careers!
$1,250 MATCHED
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Sal and Judy Russo Biochemistry Research Challenge
Gifts to the Sal and Judy Russo Biochemistry Research Fund have been matched dollar for dollar by Sal to provide summer research support for biochemistry students in the Chemistry Department. Your gift will provide critical funding for research stipends, travel expenses, equipment, lab supplies and publication expenses. Thank you!
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Track and Field and Cross Country Match!
The first $750 given to Track and Field and Cross Country has been matched by proud alumnus and Foundation Board Member Tony George, '86, and Stephanie George. Thank you!
$750 MATCHED
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Athletes to Educators dollar-for-dollar match!
Thank you! One of our generous donors and a WWU alum, Mike Colacarro, '69, has matched the first $20,000 given to the Athletes to Educators fund this year on a one-to-one basis!
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Speakers in Schools Give Day Challenge
The first $5,000 in gifts to the Speakers in Schools Fund honoring Nancy Johnson have been matched dollar for dollar by an anonymous donor in celebration of Nancy’s commitment to bring authors and illustrators into area schools, working with children, teens, and teachers to promote reading, writing, and art.
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Computer Science Matching Challenge!
Generous alumnus Chris Reedy has matched the first $2,000 given to the Computer Science department! Thank you!
$2,000 MATCHED
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Dr. Renee Collins Memorial Scholarship Match!
Thank you! Your generous gifts have unlocked an additional $5,000 match from Douglas ('99) and LaTonya ('00) Leek for the Dr. Renee P. Collins Memorial Scholarship!
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$2,160
Psychology Staff Match
Thank you! Your gifts unlocked an additional $2160 to support the Psychology Department, thanks to the generous match organized by the Psychology faculty and staff!
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HUB International Bronze Sponsorship
Thank you, HUB International, for supporting our Challenge Pool!
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1-for-1 International Business Match!
You did it! Thank you! The first $1,000 in gifts to the International Business Department have been matched dollar for dollar by Professor Tom Roehl, who has been teaching in IBUS since 1999 and is dedicated to the success of his students and the program. Thank you for joining him in investing in International Business students!
$1,000 MATCHED
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1-to-1 Match for the Joann Otto Microscope Fund!
Hooray! You've unlocked $4,000 in matching dollars from Joann Otto for the Joann Otto Microscope Fund! Thank you for supporting our students by helping them have top-quality equipment!
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Women's Basketball 1-for-1 match up to $3,000!
You did it! Thank you! The first $3,000 donated to Women's Basketball has been matched dollar-for-dollar by Viking Hall of Famer Anne Cooper, '86, and Richard Barkosky in support and celebration of our talented athletes, alumni and coaches!
$3,000 MATCHED
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New Grad Challenge!
Thank you! Generous gifts from new grads have unlocked an additional $3,000 in funds!
$3,000 MATCHED
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SEA Discovery Center Match! Double your support!
Thank you! The first $750 raised for Poulsbo’s SEA Discovery Center have been matched by proud alumnus and Foundation Board Member Tony George, '86, and Stephanie George.
$750 MATCHED
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Salish Sea Institute Match
Thank you! Generous alumnus Tony George, '86, and Stephanie George have matched the first $1,000 raised for the Salish Sea Institute on a one-to-one basis!
$1,000 MATCHED
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Accounting Alumni and Faculty Challenge
Thank you! Your gifts to the Accounting Department have unlocked an additional $20,320 to support our students!
$20,320 MATCHED
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Western Welcome Scholarship Campaign
Thank you! Your generous gifts have unlocked $100,000 in matching funds for the Western Welcome Scholarship! Your gifts are changing future students' lives! Thank you!
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Management Information Systems (MIS) Program Challenge
The first $250 in gifts to the MIS program has been matched dollar for dollar by a generous MIS program supporter in honor and in support of our talented MIS students and alumni.
$250 MATCHED
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Geochemical Research and Analysis Support Fund - have "groundbreaking" impact!
Thank you! Your gifts helped unlock a generous $10,000 match from an anonymous for our Geochemical Research and Analysis Support Fund!
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$7,000
Diversity and Inclusion in Psychology 2:1 Challenge!
The first $10,000 in gifts made to the Prim Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship in Psychology will be matched 2:1 by generous alumni of the Psychology Department. Please help us take advantage of this tremendous opportunity to generate much needed resources to help diversify the field of Psychology.
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Top Fundraisers!
The WWU Alumni Association will reward the top five areas that secure the most donors with a bonus of $1,000 each. Congratulations to our winners!
Rank Prize Area of Support Donors
1 $1,000 WWU Volleyball 132
2 $1,000 Ice Hockey 127
3 $1,000 Accounting Department 106
4 $1,000 Men's Rowing 102
5 $1,000 Marketing Program 93
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Less Than Eight Hours Left!
May 26, 2022

Thank you to all 1,700+ donors who have already participated in WWU Give Day 2022! Together we are making some serious waves of impact across campus today! 

There are just eight hours left to make your gift online so please join in if you haven't yet, and if you have, tell a friend about where you chose to make your gift and maybe they will want to support those deserving students as well! 



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Vikings Supporters Around the World!
Rank State Gifts
1 WA 1582
2 CA 90
3 OR 78
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