WCU: GivingTuesday 2021

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Jamie Raynor photoJust for General Scholarship FundJamie Raynor & Brent Raynor are matching $10 per donor up to $1,000Only for the next 6 donors

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Click on the videos above and below to hear from WCU students, Alumni, and campus members on how November 30, 2021 is a day of celebration.

Donate to the General Scholarship Fund and support all of our WCU students. Ways to join us:

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Thank you for watching and supporting educational opportunities for Catamounts now and for generations to come.

For more information, contact annualgiving@wcu.edu or call 828.227.7124

Six-figure bequest pushes WCU past its Giving Tuesday goal

Western Carolina University has met its Giving Tuesday goal of raising a minimum of $250,000 to broaden access to scholarship support for students, thanks to a six-figure bequest from a New Mexico teacher who wanted to recognize her late mother’s love for the university.

Read more about the generosity of the Monteith Sharpton Family and their appreciation for education in the story link below.


2 days ago by Matthew Kemper
Student testimonials why scholarships matter.

These students represent many more on campus like them that need your support for life-changing education and opportunities

3 days ago by Matthew Kemper
TODAY is Giving Tuesday at WCU!!

Scholarships are vitally important to the success of our current and future Catamounts!

Learn about our 2021 initiative and read more here: https://www.wcu.edu/stories/po...

3 days ago by Matthew Kemper

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