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Ville One Day Give - 2018

Save the date for the fifth annual One Day Give – Friday, April 27

With a goal of 500 donors in 28 hours, this one-day online giving campaign supports the Millersville University Scholarship Fund. Opportunities to participate in giving challenges and drawings for raffle prizes will be shared to encourage alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends to make a gift – at any gift level.

We are excited to share that this year, donors will be able to make a gift via mobile devices. Simply text VilleGive to 501-55; enter your donation amount and information. It’s that easy!

Check back often for exciting news on #VilleOneDayGive.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ville One Day Give?
This is our fifth annual giving day. Ville One Day Give is an online-based fundraising event that encourages alumni and friends to come together, support their favorite college and programs, and help them receive matching funds.

What will my participation mean?

  • Changing lives by giving generously
  • Amplifying your impact with one-day-only matching funds
  • Showing your enthusiasm for the University

Where do gifts go?
Donors are encouraged to support the Millersville University Scholarship Fund to provide scholarship assistance across the University. However, donors are welcome to designate their gift to any area of interest. 

Will 100% of my gift go to my designated area?
Yes.

Are donors restricted in what they can support?
No.

Is there a minimum donation amount?
Yes, there is a $10 minimum donation during the event.

How do I decide where to give?
There are many giving opportunities at Millersville University. Gifts to the Scholarship Fund (formerly the annual fund) make a vital difference in the lives of students and often support the area of greatest need for a college or program. However, donors are welcome to designate their gift to any program and still be counted towards One Day Give.

Where does matching money go?
Matching money will go to support scholarships at Millersville University.

Can a donor send a gift by mail or phone?
Due to the short timeframe of Ville One Day Give, only checks dated or received that day will count toward the contest goals or matching funds. This includes gifts made by phone, online and checks that are received that day or dated for April 27.

You can make a gift by phone at 717-871-5820, online at millersville.edu/give2mu or mail your check to:

Millersville University
c/o One Day Give
PO Box 1002
Millersville, PA 17551

Is it safe to make my gift online?
Yes. The information collected during the Ville One Day Give is only used by Millersville University. It will not be sold or shared with any third-party organizations.

Will my contribution be tax deductible?
Yes. Your gift is entirely tax deductible. You will receive an e-mail confirmation that will serve as your receipt for tax purposes.

Can I create a sustaining gift?
You can make a sustaining gift by visiting the Millersville University site millersville.edu/sustainingdonor. Please note that only the payment processed on April 27, 2018, will count towards Ville One Day Give.

What can I do to help get the word out about Ville One Day Give?
Post about #VilleOneDayGive on your social networks, like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Join in conversations about Ville One Day Give and spread the excitement! You can also change your profile pic to the One Day Give badge.

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