NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.– G.I.V.E. Day, Westminster’s tuition freedom day, marks the time of the year when tuition dollars are expended and gifts from donors fund the rest of the year. G.I.V.E. Day celebrates the importance of giving by expressing gratitude to the College’s donors. The day provides opportunities for the entire campus community to thank Westminster College’s donors.
This year’s G.I.V.E. Day celebration is on Wednesday, Feb. 7 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. in the McKelvey Campus Center. Students are encouraged to write handwritten postcards to mail, as well as create thank you videos and photos to share with donors via social media.
“Just about every aspect of Westminster is touched by the generosity of our donors,” says Amber Scalfari, director of the annual fund. “Our donors make it possible for current and prospective students to receive an affordable education at Westminster.”
In addition to decorating the McKelvey Campus Center, there will also be multiple photo areas, music by Titan Radio and several competitions running throughout the event. There will be a “Thank You” postcard writing competition in which the student organization with the most mail-able postcards written will win a pizza party. Every participant who writes a “Thank You” postcard will be awarded a raffle ticket per each completed and approved postcard and entered into a drawing to win a prize. There will also be a new “Donor Plaque Challenge.” Participants are encouraged to find donor plaques around campus, take a picture of/with the plaque and post it to social media. (Tag @westminsterpa or #GIVEDay2018, #MotherFairCares or #TitansLoveDonors).