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Day of Giving

A single day of giving impacting years to come

Day of Giving: Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020

Special Project: Overcoming the cost of COVID-19


Click here to track the totals on the DOG Dash!


A lot has changed in the past year, but the resiliency and strength of the Waynesburg community remains firm. On Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, we need WU to come together! Waynesburg University alumni, friends, students, parents, faculty and staff are being called on to support the Fund for Waynesburg during the University’s fifth annual Day of Giving fundraising event.

As the entire world faces unprecedented times, we graciously ask for your support. We are calling on the entire Waynesburg community to make a gift to the Fund for Waynesburg to offset COVID expenses and keep Waynesburg well. Your generous support will benefit our students in many ways, including:

  • Continued on-campus living
  • In-person classes
  • Distance learning through upgraded online learning modules
  • Return of spring athletics
  • Maintaining a safe, healthy campus


Make your gift today so our students can continue to experience the same unique Waynesburg education that many of you have experienced. Be counted among our first donors for WU Day of Giving:

  • Online
  • Over the phone by calling 724-852-3378
  • By mailing a check to the Office of Institutional Advancement at Waynesburg University, 51 West College Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370



Every department/team will receive 20% of the funds they raise for Fund for Waynesburg (up to $2,500). 

The Academic Department that raises the most funds for the Fund for Waynesburg will receive $2,000 to their restricted account; the second place department will win $1,000. 

The Athletics Team that raises the most funds for the Fund for Waynesburg will receive $2,000 to their restricted account; the second place team will win $1,000.

The overall winner across both Academics and Athletics will capture the WUDOG trophy!

2019 Day of Giving Results


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Total funds raised


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2018 Day of Giving Results


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Total funds raised


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