Purdue University Northwest encourages pledges to support students during Day of Giving on September 9

Purdue University Northwest encourages pledges to support students during Day of Giving on September 9
By: Purdue University Northwest Last Updated: August 26, 2020

HAMMOND and WESTVILLE, Ind. – Purdue University Northwest (PNW) hopes to inspire its alumni, faculty, staff, parents and friends to help its students “Power Onward” by making a pledge of support during the Purdue Northwest Day of Giving on Wednesday, September 9. The online event is a 24-hour opportunity to support PNW’s student scholarships, academic programs, athletics, and areas of community impact.

Designed to provide a convenient, daylong opportunity to make a monetary gift of any amount to PNW, Day of Giving sees gifts from thousands of supporters who answer that call.

Supporting students, scholarships and more

Donations can be made online beginning at 11 p.m. CDT, or local time in Northwest Indiana, on Sept. 8 at dayofgiving.pnw.edu. Visitors to the website will learn how their donations benefit PNW, how to give to their favorite college or cause, and about various giving challenges and matching funds that increase the value of their donations to PNW even more.

Donors can give to the PNW Dean of Students Emergency Fund; College of Business; College of Engineering & Sciences; College of Humanities, Education & Social Sciences; College of Nursing; College of Technology; Athletics; Strategic Initiatives; Sinai Forum; Gabis Arboretum; Alumni Community; Leadership Institute at Purdue Northwest, and others.

Sharing the hashtag #PNWDayOfGiving through a tweet or social media post will also generate money on behalf of PNW during designated challenge hours.

Purdue Northwest Day of Giving

Purdue Northwest Day of Giving, scheduled for Sept. 9, 2020, is a 24-hour opportunity to give to PNW and to support student scholarships, academic programs, athletics and areas of community impact. Donations can be made online from 11 p.m. CDT Sept. 8 through 10:59 p.m. CDT on Sept. 9. Information about donations, how to give to a specific college or cause, and various giving challenges and matching funds can be found at dayofgiving.pnw.edu.

Purdue University Northwest

Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is a premier metropolitan university dedicated to empowering transformational change in our students and in our community. Located in Northwest Indiana, near Chicago, PNW values academic excellence, supports growth, and celebrates diversity. For more information about PNW, visit www.pnw.edu.