December 2, 2022

Donors Made Lasting Impact on #MaryWashDay

The results of 2021 Mary Wash Giving Day are in – the UMW community donated 3,453 gifts, totaling nearly $600K.

The results of 2021 Mary Wash Giving Day are in – the UMW community donated 3,453 gifts, totaling nearly $600K.

On Mary Wash Giving Day, the volume of donations over 24 hours was equivalent to the quantity typically received by the University over several months. Now that all online, mailed and phoned-in contributions made on April 13 have been tallied, the day’s official results are in: 3,453 gifts—exceeding the day’s goal of 3,000—totaling $598,326.

Ardent support from alumni, parents, faculty, staff, students and friends of the University was especially heartening this year, following the cancellation of Giving Day in 2020. The Mary Washington community paid it forward in countless ways, sponsoring challenges and matches, spreading the word as Giving Day Ambassadors and posting photos of their pets decked out in Mary Washington bandannas. Read more.