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ACU Day of Giving aims to serve students, change lives

Projects benefiting from Abilene Christian University’s fifth annual Day of Giving on April 26 – scholarship programs, transformational student experiences, cutting-edge technology – are all designed to help students dream bigger and aim higher.

On this designated day of generosity, alumni and friends of ACU can contribute gifts of any amount to any of nine student-focused projects.

“Day of Giving is an opportunity for the Abilene Christian community to make a difference in areas of the university that are particularly meaningful to them,” said Dan Macaluso, vice president for advancement. “All the featured projects for this year’s Day of Giving directly impact the student experience at ACU, and we’re so excited to see gifts of all sizes being put to work blessing students and creating life-changing opportunities.”

The nine featured funds for this year’s Day of Giving are:

  • Exceptional Fund
  • Hope for the Future Scholarships
  • Katie Kirby Fund
  • Alumni Advisory Board Endowment
  • Halbert Center for Missions and Global Service
  • Larry Bonner and Billy Curl Endowed Scholarship
  • School of Nursing Simulation Lab
  • Dr. Royce and Pam Money Fund for Excellence in Education
  • Athletics

On the 2021 Day of Giving, ACU received gifts totaling more than $670,000 from 1,100 donors. This year, the university aims to involve more than 1,200 individuals through Day of Giving.

“We look forward to broad participation from the ACU community as our alumni and friends connect their generosity with student needs,” said Samantha Adkins, director of donor relations and annual giving.

Learn more about this year’s featured funds or make a donation. Any gift made now through April 26 will be included in Day of Giving totals.

 
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