2016 Giving Tuesday
Thanks to the generosity of our alumni and friends, our second-annual Giving Tuesday was a huge success! In just one day of giving, our students and programs received a total of $2 million in gifts from our generous donors.
By the Numbers
1,452 total donors in a 24-hour period
845 online gifts
598 faculty and staff donors
403 first-time donors
123 students made a gift – a huge increase from last year!
41 challenges were issued to inspire others to give, including 21 from faculty & staff
22 new gift agreements established
Three exciting major gifts announced:
$250,000 from Ammu and Rama Devasthali for D.W. Williams Hall Challenge
$200,000 from Emera Gas Co. to Arrowhead Center
$50,000 in an unexpected online gift from an accounting alumnus
The New Mexico State University system is enormously grateful to our many generous Aggie donors, from within our campus communities and around the globe.
One day DID make a difference! Thank you very much.