PNC Video Launch Party Previews 2nd Annual Day of Giving

By: Purdue University Northwest Last Updated: March 11, 2015

PNCPurdue University North Central will host a Video Launch Party to help promote the Purdue University Day of Giving on April 1 at noon in Library-Student-faculty Building Assembly Hall, Room 02. The event is free and open to the public.

The video to be debuted will highlight the impact that PNC has on the region. Many community leaders, including LaPorte Mayor Blair Milo and Michigan City Mayor Ron Meer will attend and offer comments on the positive impact has on the surrounding communities.

The video will also be featured on social media. Once the video is available on April 1, students, alumni, family, friends and the community will be able to share the video with #iampnc. The first 10 people to share the video will receive a prize at the launch party. The various Purdue groups across all Purdue campuses will compete to gather the most “shares.”

The video launch is a preview to the April 29 Day of Giving, the day set aside for donors to give to donate to the university.

During this 24-hour period, donors are asked to make a monetary donation to Purdue North Central. All donations can be made online and can be made specifically to benefit PNC. Donors have the option of choosing to give to an academic department of their choice, a student club or organization, athletic team or ask their gift go to the area with the greatest need.

The PNC goal is to raise 5,000 gifts of $10 each. When PNC reaches this goal, it has the potential to win has win additional extra funds by having the highest participation throughout Purdue University.

The Day of Giving allows anyone to donate at http://www.pnc.edu/advancement/day-of-giving. Please note April 29 is the only day that donations may be made to this website for the Day of Giving. Donors, alumni, students, faculty, staff, parents and friends of PNC can show their support by also using the #iampnc on Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.