Veteran Services
Help Support

Your Impact:

Your donations can support Western’s veteran community come together, connect, get assistance, and belong. Here is how you can support the veterans community:

  1. $35 provides coffee/tea for three weeks for 100's of students in our veterans community.
  2. $130 provides our veterans community a quarterly outing to the bowling alley.
  3. $300 professional development stipend/scholarship for our veterans or dependents approaching graduation.
  4. $10 emergency lunch, parking, breakfast for a student.
  5. $2,000 can get a scholarship for a student in your name.
  6. $200 can provide an emergency fund to help with: medical, dental, automobile, or child care emergencies.

Our Goals:

Our Veterans Services Office goal is 500 gifts, for a total of $5,000. That's 500 people, folks, friends, students, colleagues, family, benefactors, alumni, veterans, community members for $10.

Interested in what our veteran students have to say about their experience at Western?  Check out these short videos to find out…

Navy Veteran Cortni Alexander

Navy Veteran Indira Tapias

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Top 5 WWU Fundraisers
The WWU Alumni Association will reward the top five areas that secure the most donors with a bonus of $1,000 each!
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WWU Give Day Challenge Pool
A percentage of every gift (up to the first $5,000) not matched by another challenge (unless otherwise posted) will be eligible for Challenge Pool Funds. Thank you to our generous board members and supporters who have provided the Challenge Pool funds: Jack Cullen, '73 Sydney Hunsdale, Bryan Page, '03 Lane and Karen Richards, '82 & '89, Colette Taylor, '87 Jerry Thon, '75 and Truc Thon, '82 and generous donors to the Western Fund. The Challenge Pool dollars will be allocated as a percentage: Total Matching Pool ÷ Total Give Day Donations = Match % Last year's match percent was 30%. We will announce the 2019 Match Percent on May 31st!
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2:1 Student Challenge
Students gifts (up to $100 ) will be matched 2:1 by Dave Mann, '82 and Ann Thomson Mann (until matching funds run out).
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Recent Grad Challenge
Gifts made by 2015-19 Grads will be matched dollar for dollar by Dave Mann, '82 and Ann Thomson Mann (until matching funds run out).
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Or you can contact us at giving@wwu.edu.