"A Day for Wesleyan" 2024

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This campaign ended on March 21, 2024, but you can still make a gift to Dakota Wesleyan University by clicking here!
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Join the DWU community March 19-20 for A Day for Wesleyan!

Over the next two days, you have the opportunity to support an area at Dakota Wesleyan that matters most to you. Whether you're passionate about helping students or just looking for a fun way to give back, this is the perfect opportunity to make a difference.

Support what you love.

  • Athletic Scholarships
  • Campus Ministry Scholarships
  • Performing Arts Scholarships
  • Student Scholarships

Your gift matters. Every donor counts and every gift – regardless of size or designation – will benefit DWU students and their college experience.

#ADayForWesleyan

Students Helping Students
This initiative is driven by students, for students. All proceeds benefit the Pam Nielson Boline Student Emergency Fund and will be used to assist students in time of unexpected difficulties or emergencies.

Updates
📣 Our #ADayForWesleyan competitors have spoken!

📣 Our #ADayForWesleyan competitors have spoken! Click the video to hear from Corbin, Ross, Dr. Bethany and Rev. Anthony and what challenges each will face. And stay tuned into DWU’s social media next week because it is going to be EPIC! 🙏 🏈 🧪 🎭

Again, we extend a heartfelt thank you to everyone who supported their efforts by providing scholarships for ALL students and helping shape our future leaders at Dakota Wesleyan. 💙

#DWUdifferent #BleedBlue

26 days ago by Annie Ruden
450 Donor Challenge!

Longtime DWU supporters, Ron and Sheilah Gates, have updated their challenge to alumni and friends during A Day for Wesleyan. Support an area that matters most to you and when we reach 🌟 450 🌟 donors, they will generously donate $6,000 to support ALL causes! 

28 days ago by Annie Ruden
Generosity wins! 💙

Thanks to your unwavering support on this opening day of our two-day event, A Day for Wesleyan, we are so close to our goal of 250 donors. Because we like to be #DWUdifferent around here, a generous DWU Board of Trustee member will donate $3,000 when we surpass 250 and reach 300 donors! Let’s keep the momentum going and show how we #BleedBlue! 

29 days ago by Annie Ruden
Causes Competition

The Causes Competition is heating up big time! 🔥 Your gifts decide the winner (number of donors, not dollars), who then chooses challenges for the rest! To stay updated or to choose your winner, visit www.dwu.edu/dayofgiving

📢 Also, we have a donor who wants to add a special twist. When each cause reaches 50 donors, they will generously give $3,000 to be divided among all. What better way to show your favorite cause a little extra love?


29 days ago by Annie Ruden
A Day for Wesleyan Begins!


Let's make a difference today! It's A Day for Wesleyan, and we're thrilled to witness the positive change your support will bring to DWU students. 

🎓 Pick a cause close to your heart: athletic scholarships, Campus Ministry scholarships, Performing Arts scholarships, or student scholarships. Every donation opens doors to education and possibilities for students. Let's come together to empower students and transform lives! #ADayForWesleyan

29 days ago by Annie Ruden
A Day for Wesleyan Kicks Off Tomorrow!


💙 Get ready to make a difference starting tomorrow with A Day for Wesleyan! Your generosity can help shape the future of Dakota Wesleyan students by supporting their educational journey through scholarships. Whether it's athletics, Campus Ministry, Performing Arts, or general student scholarships, every contribution counts! Let's come together to empower the next generation of leaders and change-makers! 

And don’t forget, if you make a gift by the end of day today, you could be randomly selected to put an additional $1,000 toward the cause of your choice.

#ADayForWesleyan #EducationMatters #DWUdifferent #BleedBlue

30 days ago by Annie Ruden
March 15: Student Scavenger Hunt Winner!

🐯Congratulations to Bailey for finding the final mini Wesley! And thank you to our sponsors, Carl at Fresh Ideas for the Stanley tumbler and the donor for the $100 donation to her cause of choice! #ADayForWesleyan #DWUStudentScavengerHunt #CampusMinistry

33 days ago by Annie Ruden
March 14: Student Scavenger Hunt Winner!

🐯Congratulations to Nicholas for finding today's mini Wesley! And thank you to our sponsor, Culver’s of Mitchell for the $25 meal vouchers with swag and $100 donation to his cause of choice! Stay tuned for tomorrow's prize winner. #ADayForWesleyan #DWUStudentScavengerHunt #Athletics #BleedBlue

34 days ago by Annie Ruden
March 13: Student Scavenger Hunt Winner!

🐯Congratulations to Khasidy for finding today's mini Wesley! And thank you to our sponsor, Scoreboard Pub & Grille for the $25 gift card with swag and $100 donation to her cause of choice! Stay tuned for tomorrow's prize winner. #ADayForWesleyan #DWUStudentScavengerHunt #StudentsHelpingStudents

35 days ago by Annie Ruden
March 12: Student Scavenger Hunt Winner!

🐯Congratulations to Olivia for finding today's mini Wesley! And thank you to our sponsor, Fresh Ideas Foods of Mitchell for the Stanley tumbler and $100 donation to her cause of choice! Stay tuned for tomorrow's prize winner. #ADayForWesleyan #DWUStudentScavengerHunt #StudentsHelpingStudents

36 days ago by Annie Ruden
Introducing...the Causes Competition! 🏈🙏🎭📚


A Day for Wesleyan kicks off next week, and what better way to bring the fun than having a friendly competition among our faculty and staff, each representing a different cause. 🎉 Meet our participants and their unique challenges:

🏈 Ross Cimpl, Director of Athletics, backing Athletic Scholarships - Challenge: Perform an NFL Combine

🙏 Rev. Anthony Purcell, Campus Pastor, supporting Campus Ministry Scholarships - Challenge: Lead worship and preach the sermon

🎭 Corbin Kramer, Performing Arts Talent Coordinator, advocating for Performing Arts Scholarships - Challenge: Perform Shakespeare’s Hamlet

📚 Dr. Bethany Melroe Lehrman, Professor of Chemistry and College Dean, standing up for Student Scholarships - Challenge: Run a chemistry lab

Number of donors is the goal, so you decide the winner, who then chooses the challenges for the rest! Who will you support in this competition for a great cause? Let's make a positive impact together!

#ADayForWesleyan #DWUdifferent #BleedBlue

36 days ago by Annie Ruden
March 11: Student Scavenger Hunt Winner!

🐯Congratulations to Carol for finding today's mini Wesley! And thank you to our sponsor, County Fair Food Store of Mitchell for the $25 gift card and $100 donation to her cause of choice! Stay tuned for tomorrow's prize winner. #ADayForWesleyan #DWUStudentScavengerHunt #PerformingArts

37 days ago by Annie Ruden

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