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Make a gift on December 1

Giving Tuesday is our favorite day of the year...

At UW-Eau Claire, Giving Tuesday is a day where hundreds of alumni and friends come together to impact the lives of Blugolds in a positive way.

Across the world, it is a day for us to celebrate the impact that we can have on others.

Giving Tuesday is coming up on December 1. We hope you will join us in making a gift to an area of the university that impacted you or that you feel passionate about.


Our Matching Challenges will be better than ever before!

We will be back with matching gifts and challenges so you can DOUBLE the impact of your giving! Watch for some of these opportunities to take advantage of our matching challenges:

  • Surprise time sensitive dollar-for dollar matches to ANY FUND throughout the day!
  • $15,000 Excellence Fund match to support UW-Eau Claire's greatest needs
  • Office of Multicultural Affairs match
  • #GiveUWEC challenge - a $1,000 donation to a fund of YOUR choice for sharing your support on social media on Giving Tuesday
  • And other surprises!


Where are our donors? Let's fill the map!
Rank State Donors
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#GiveUWEC Challenge - 3 opportunities for a $1,000 match!
Share why YOU chose to support UW-Eau Claire on Giving Tuesday using #GiveUWEC and you'll be entered to become one of our 3 #GiveUWEC Challenge winners! Winners will choose any area of the university that they want to support and an anonymous donor will contribute $1,000! Be sure to use #GiveUWEC on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook. If using Facebook, make sure your post is PUBLIC so we can find it!
Excellence Fund - $15,000 match!
Gary Withers ’79 and his wife Lori are matching all donations to the Excellence Fund up to $15,000! Your donation to the Excellence Fund supports the greatest needs of the university, including scholarships, research opportunities, academic programs, and other high impact experiences for students. Start your day off excellent with Gary and Lori by making a donation towards the Excellence Fund!
UWEC Faculty/Staff Challenge - $3,000 match!
Our faculty and staff already make such an impact on students' lives and this matching challenge takes that impact one step further. All gifts made by faculty and staff will be matched dollar for dollar up to $3,000. You can give to your department, scholarships, or any area of the university that you are passionate about.
Office of Multicultural Affairs - $5,000 match!
Thomas Touchett '79 and his wife Susan Touchett will be matching all donations made to the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) Advancement Fund dollar for dollar up to $5,000! Your donation to the OMA Advancement Fund will help the department fulfill its mission to provide quality services and programs that support and enhance the collegiate experience, particularly for students of color. Through advising, advocacy, and outreach, OMA is dedicated to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive campus community that helps students excel individually and collectively.
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Or you can contact us at giving@uwec.edu.