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Commodores contribute more than $2.5 million to Vanderbilt in 24 hours

Jun. 19, 2017—Commodores across the globe came together on June 15 to show their pride and “give for the gold” on Vanderbilt’s second annual Giving Day. Some 5,654 alumni and friends made contributions totaling more than $2.5 million and secured a $500,000 challenge gift.

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Second annual Vanderbilt Giving Day set for June 15

Apr. 14, 2017—With a goal of 5,000 donors in a single day, Giving Day 2017 offers the entire Vanderbilt community an opportunity to show their gold with gifts of any size to support the university areas that mean the most to them.

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Giving Day sparks Reunion spirit

Jun. 6, 2016—When Vanderbilt launched Giving Day on April 21—a new tradition for alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends to show their Commodore love through a 24-hour online campaign—nobody could predict how far the “give for the gold” spirit would spread. However, when the counting stopped at midnight on April 22, 6,640 members of the Vanderbilt community...

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Our favorite #vandygram photos of the week

Apr. 22, 2016—Giving Day not only resulted in more than 6,100 gifts and over $1.3 million raised, it also produced some our favorite #vandygram photos of the week.

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Vanderbilt celebrates inaugural Giving Day

Apr. 22, 2016—Vanderbilt University's first-ever Giving Day has raised more than $1.3 million and secured $200,000 in challenge gifts to Opportunity Vanderbilt—the university’s initiative to replace all need-based undergraduate student loans with scholarships and grant assistance.

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Giving Day 2016

Apr. 22, 2016—On April 21, members of the Vanderbilt community came together to give back to and celebrate the university during the first-ever Vanderbilt Giving Day. In just 24 hours, more than 6,100 alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff and friends made gifts of all sizes to areas across Vanderbilt and raised more than $1.3 million. Supporters also...

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Giving Day is here

Apr. 21, 2016—Today is Vanderbilt’s first-ever Giving Day. Make a gift, spread the word on social media, and help kick off this new golden tradition. #give4thegold

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Go gold on social media for Giving Day

Apr. 19, 2016—Help us spread the word about Giving Day by turning your social media accounts gold. Change your Facebook profile image and cover image—we provide the resources. #give4thegold

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Three days and counting to Giving Day

Apr. 18, 2016—Vanderbilt's first-ever Giving Day is this week. Join your fellow faculty and staff on Thursday, April 21, in celebrating all things gold by making a gift and spreading the word about this new golden tradition. #give4thegold

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Two challenges set to inspire Giving Day participation

Apr. 14, 2016—Two anonymous donors have issued two challenges to encourage participation in the first-ever Vanderbilt Giving Day on April 21, 2016. If met, the challenges will provide a total of $200,000 for Opportunity Vanderbilt, the university’s initiative to replace loans with scholarships and grants for undergraduate students.

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Let your gift do the talking on Giving Day April 21

Apr. 6, 2016—Gold. Oro. Sona. Jīn. Guld. Dhahabu. No matter how you say it, help turn Vanderbilt gold on the first-ever Vanderbilt Giving Day April 21. #give4thegold

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First-ever Giving Day set for April 21

Mar. 17, 2016—Some of the earliest known gold artifacts can be traced back to the 4th millennium BCE. Thousands of years later, you can help turn Vanderbilt gold by making a gift on April 21, the university’s first-ever Giving Day. #give4thegold

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