$ 641,750 raised 3,854 gifts
WWU Give Day
Celebrating the Power of Education

We did it! Thank you for coming together for Western's third annual 24-hour online giving event dedicated to powering student success!

We exceeded our goal of $600,000 in gifts and matching funds* and set a new record for the number of donors to Western in one day. 

 

Your gifts will help students harness their passion and transform that energy into a successful future that benefits us all.

 

 

Thank you again for your generosity and support on #WWUGiveDay.

 

*The Challenge Pool match percent is 30% this year! All matching funds have been applied on this site so the totals you see reflect gifts and matching funds.

 

Viking supporters from coast to coast
Rank State Donors
1 WA 2622
2 CA 167
3 OR 94
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MBA Program Match
Thank you for helping us with this challenge! The first $1,000 in gifts to the MBA program will be matched dollar for dollar by MBA alumnus Stephen Barrett, ’10 and Kathleen Barrett (up to $250 per donor) as an investment in current and future MBA program candidates.
$725 MATCHED
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Track and Field Alumni Challenge
Thank you! The first $750 in gifts to track and Field were matched 1:1 from alumnus Tony George, ’86.
$0 MATCHED
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Morse Challenge for Student Research Experiences in Chemistry
Thank you! Gifts to the Morse Endowment for Student Research Experiences in Chemistry were matched by Drs. Karen and Joe Morse, providing transformational opportunities for students to work closely with faculty on summer research projects.
$3,055 MATCHED
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MSCM/Ops Chaudiere Challenge
Thank you! Gifts to the Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management and Operations Management Programs were matched 1:1 by alumna Karen Chaudiere, ’87 and Rick Keist.
$0 MATCHED
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Ilgenfritz Food Pantry Challenge
Thank you! Gifts to the AS Food Pantry were matched dollar for dollar by WWU Foundation Board Member Kris Ilgenfritz and Doug Ilgenfritz.
$625 MATCHED
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Merle Prim Scholarship for Diversity & Inclusion in Psychology
Thank you! Gifts to the Prim Scholarship to support diversity and inclusion in Psychology were matched 1:1 (up to $5,000 per donor).
$400 MATCHED
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Ingrid Stahlbrand Kassler Memorial Scholarship for Foreign Language Students
Thank you! Gifts to the Ingrid Stahlbrand Kassler Memorial Scholarship were matched 1:1 (up to $5,000 per donor). This scholarship was established in honor of the beloved German professor Ingrid Stahlbrand Kassler to help students who share Ingrid's love of foreign languages pursue their studies.
$225 MATCHED
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Woodring College of Education Challenge
Thank you! Gifts to Woodring College of Education were matched 1:1 by WWU Trustee John Warner and his wife Marilyn Warner (up to $5,000 per donor).
$4,080 MATCHED
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Woodring College of Education Promise Scholarship Challenge
Thank you! Gifts to the John and Marilyn Warner Woodring College of Education Scholarship for minority students preparing for teacher education were matched 1:1 by WWU Trustee John Warner and his wife Marilyn Warner (up to $5,000 per donor).
$1,070 MATCHED
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IDEA Institute Match
Challenge Met! The first $10,000 in gifts to the Idea Institute have been matched dollar for dollar by alumni David (’84) and Denise (’82) Cole, up to ($5,000) per donor as an investment in future entrepreneurs.
$10,000 MATCHED
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Institute for Energy Studies Women in Leadership Scholarship Match
The first $1,000 in gifts to the Institute for Energy Studies (IES) Women in Leadership Scholarship will be matched 1:1 by a generous anonymous donor, up to $250 per donor. This scholarship provides a vote of confidence and much needed financial support for women who are leaders in the IES program.
$1,000 MATCHED
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Accounting Alumni Challenge
Thank you! The first $7,250 in gifts to Accounting were matched 1:1 by Rick Anderson, ’73, Lori Anderson, Marke Greene, '93, Angela Greene, '96, Chris Sullivan & Moss Adams (up to $1,000 per donor).
$7,250 MATCHED
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Tony George and Joe and Kelli Erickson College of Business Challenge
The first $2250 in gifts to the College of Business will be matched 1:1 by alumnus Tony George, '86 and Joe and Kelli Erickson.
$2,250 MATCHED
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Samson Scholarship Match
Thank you! The first $1,000 in gifts to the Samson Scholarship were matched dollar for dollar by Samson Rope. Samson is committed to creating opportunities for Samson employees, their children and family members to reach their fullest potential by establishing this scholarship.
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
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Cooper Challenge for Women’s Basketball
Thank you! The first $3,000 in gifts to the Lynda Goodrich & Carmen Dolfo Endowment for Women’s Basketball were matched by Viking Hall of Famer Anne Cooper, ’86 and Richard Barkosky.
$3,000 MATCHED
Completed
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Robert and Bess Christman Scholarship Challenge
Thank you! The first $1,000 to the Robert and Bess Christman Scholarship were matched 1:1 by Maureen Christman, '88. This scholarship has been established to support Geology students in loving memory of Professor Bob Christman and Bess Christman.
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
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Marketing Alumni Challenge
The first $1,000 in gifts to the Marketing Department will be matched 1:1 by generous members of the Marketing Advisory Board and faculty. If Marketing reaches 250 donors, Ed Love and Dan Purdy will take the AB Crepe Challenge!
$1,000 MATCHED
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Leaderboard
Top 5 WWU Fundraisers
These are our Top 5 Leaders for WWU. NOT based on dollars but donor count contributing to their department, program or scholarships success.
Rank Prize Department Gifts
1 $1,000 Men's Crew 117
2 $1,000 Marketing Department 102
3 $1,000 Women's Volleyball 101
4 $1,000 Racing 87
5 $1,000 Behavioral Neuroscience 74
6 Childcare Development Center Playground Renovation 62
7 Scholarships and Diversity Initiatives 61
8 Woodring College of Education 53
9 Western Washington University 53
10 Manufacturing and Supply Chain/ OPS Management 52
11 Chemistry 52
12 Honors Program 47
13 Men's Soccer 40
14 Accounting 39
15 Cross Country & Track and Field 34
16 Great Puzzle Hunt 34
17 Compass 2 Campus 28
18 Computer Science 26
19 Women's Basketball 23
20 Sailing 23
21 Women's Ultimate Team 22
22 Volleyball Sport Club 22
23 Engineering and Design 21
24 Veteran Services 21
25 Undocumented Student Support 21
26 Marion Van Nostrand Scholarship 20
27 College of Business and Economics 20
28 Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies 19
29 Huxley College of The Environment 19
30 Geology 18
31 College of Humanities and Social Sciences 17
32 Men's Lacrosse Sport Club 17
33 Tennis 16
34 Palliative Care Institute 15
35 History 15
36 AMSEC 15
37 Liberal Studies 14
38 Ice Hockey 14
39 Health and Human Development 13
40 Political Science 13
41 Sociology 13
42 Linguistics 13
43 Wakeboarding 13
44 Food Pantry 13
45 Ethnic Student Center 13
46 IDEA Institute 12
47 Institute for Energy Studies 12
48 Men's Ultimate 12
49 MBA Program 12
50 IDEA ChangeMaker Fellows 12
51 Music Department 11
52 Physics/Astronomy 11
53 English 11
54 Libraries 11
55 Mathematics 11
56 Communication Studies 11
57 Communication Sciences and Disorders 10
58 Modern and Classical Languages 10
59 Anthropology 10
60 Young Democrats 10
61 Mac Ohana Memorial Scholarship 10
62 Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies 10
63 Campus Recreation 10
64 Alumni Association 9
65 College of Science and Engineering 8
66 Samson Scholarship 8
67 Biology 8
68 FACET 8
69 Journalism 8
70 Management Information Systems 8
71 Ray Wolpow Institute 8
72 Women's Soccer 8
73 NeRDS 8
74 Psychology 6
75 Water Ski 6
76 Women's Rowing 6
77 Economics 6
78 Climbing Team 6
79 Adoptees Club 6
80 Huxley Graduate Programs 6
81 Merle Prim Scholarship for Diversity and Inclusion 6
82 Design Department 5
83 Environmental Studies Department 5
84 Education Abroad 5
85 Theatre & Dance Department 5
86 Quidditch Club 5
87 Student Services and Programs 4
88 Water Polo 4
89 Environmental Science Department 4
90 Native American Student Union (NASU) 4
91 Cycling 4
92 College of Fine and Performing Arts 4
93 Art & Art History 4
94 Living Snow Project: Alpine-Based Citizen Science 3
95 Write in my designation 3
96 Men's Basketball 3
97 Student Technology Center's Booster Fund 3
98 Institute for Watershed Studies 3
99 Children’s Literature and Poetry 3
100 Men's Ultimate Disc Club 3
101 AS Clubs 3
102 Black Student Union 3
103 Dead Parrots Society 3
104 Salish Sea Institute 3
105 Sebastian Mendes Memorial Scholarship 3
106 Prevention and Wellness Services 3
107 Help Support the NSTA Student Chapter 3
108 Parents and Families 3
109 Scholars Week 3
110 Western Gap 3
111 Society for Professional Journalists 3
112 Canada House Programs 3
113 Shannon Point Marine Center 2
114 Men's Golf 2
115 East Asian Studies 2
116 Diana L. Jones Endowment for Community Research 2
117 Extended Education 2
118 Western Community Outreach 2
119 OTHER 2
120 Fencing Club 2
121 Ingrid Stahlbrand Kassler Memorial Scholarship 2
122 Alpha Kappa Psi 2
123 Equestrian Club 2
124 Huxley College on the Peninsulas 2
125 Huxley's North Cascades Institute Residency Progam 2
126 Club Wrestling 2
127 KUGS Public Support 2
128 Cascadia Climbers 2
129 Viking Athletics 2
130 International Business Program 2
131 Society of Economic Geologists 2
132 Larry and Marilyn Richardson Endowment Forensics 1
133 Art Photography Scholarship 1
134 Kay French Hovde Scholarship 1
135 Mountain Environments Research Institute 1
136 Baseball Sport Club 1
137 Facing the Future 1
138 Figure Skating Team 1
139 Graduate School 1
140 Morse Challenge for Student Research Experiences 1
141 Outdoor Center 1
142 Western Gallery 1
143 Students United for Palestinian Equal Rights 1
144 Counseling Center 1
145 Bruce and Cyndie Shepard's C2C Scholarship 1
146 Management 1
147 Rock Campus Ministry 1
148 Vietnamese Student Association 1
149 Western Aces 1
150 TAG (Transgender and Non-Conforming Team) 1
151 Hillel of WWU 1
152 SEA Discovery Center 1
153 Programs, Centers and Institutes 1
154 Hillel of WWU 0
155 Canadian Studies 0
156 CBE Investment Management and Scholarship Fund 0
157 Cheer 0
158 Climbing Sport Club 0
159 Ella Higginson 0
160 Engineers Without Borders 0
161 Filipino-American Student Association (FASA) 0
162 Free Ride Ski and Snowboard 0
163 Humans vs Zombies 0
164 Huxley College Spatial Institute 0
165 Huxley College Resilience Institute 0
166 Institutions and Programs 0
167 Khmer Student Association (KhSA) 0
168 La Mesa De Espanol 0
169 Mariachi Conference at WWU 0
170 Men's Rugby 0
171 Men's Volleyball Sport Club 0
172 Men's Water Polo Sport Club 0
173 Mixed Identity Student Organization 0
174 Morse Leadership Institute 0
175 Office of Sustainability 0
176 Philosophy 0
177 Professional Women's Association 0
178 SMATE 0
179 Society of Magicians 0
180 Society of Women Engineers (SWE) 0
181 Student Marketing Association 0
182 Swing Kids 0
183 Swimming Club 0
184 The Planet Magazine 0
185 Toxicology 0
186 Washington Campus Compact 0
187 WECU Give Away 0
188 Women's Golf 0
189 Women's Softball 0
190 Women in Economics and Finance 0
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