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Contribute now! Only five days left in the '100 Days of Giving' campaign

July 20, 2012

The Loyola University New Orleans Young Alumni Pack has attained its goal of adding 100 donors in 100 days, and is only 131 donors away from its goal of 10 percent total alumni participation. Young alumni are asking the Wolf Pack to help them reach their total participation goal next week by donating a gift, no matter the size. It’s the participation that counts!

The Young Alumni Pack, along with the Office of Annual Giving, unveiled “100 Days of Giving,” a social media campaign designed to encourage overall giving participation among all alumni. The campaign, which began on April 15 and runs through July 25, also aims to increase the percentage of alumni giving participation as Loyola kicks off its centennial celebration.

"Giving back to the university allows future generations to have an incredible Loyola experience as we all did. The centennial is an opportunity for the university to celebrate the past and future and build upon its great foundation,” said Young Alumni Pack President Michelle Clarke.

During each day of the “100 Days of Giving” campaign, Loyola has posted a compelling reason for donating to the university through its social media outlets, such as Facebook and Twitter. A special link was created so that all alumni can make a gift to the college, library or program of their choice.

Alumni participation is regarded as a key indicator for measuring alumni satisfaction with their alma mater. It is, therefore, one of the critical factors used to determine national rankings such as U.S. News and World Report. While national rankings and international recognition increase the value of Loyola degree holders, private support from alumni also help keep tuition costs down.

At the other 26 Jesuit colleges and universities, alumni giving percentages averages about 16 percent. With the help of each alumnus, we can help Loyola’s alumni participation percentage increase from seven percent to 10 percent or better by July 31. Your gift, no matter the size, can help us get there in this centennial year.

For more information or to make a donation, please visit giving.loyno.edu/100days or call 504-861-5840 today!

If you are interested in board membership or just want to serve on one the committees, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni@loyno.edu or call 1-800-798-ALUM.

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