Give-N-Day raises more than $75,000 for campus groups


THIBODAUX, La. — Nicholls campus organizations, departments and athletic teams received more than $75,000 from more than 1,100 donations during the University’s inaugural Give-N-Day fundraiser.

 

Nearly a quarter of the 820 donors donated to multiple organizations throughout the day of giving, with two donors tallying more than 10 donations.

Donations were received from 26 states, representing all four corners of the U.S, including California, Washington, New Jersey and Florida, and as far away as Hawaii and United Kingdom.

Colonel Catholics benefited the most from Give-N-Day, receiving $6,460. The other top earners were the Nicholls Alumni Federation with $5,426, Nicholls College of Education with $4,395, Nicholls Bridge to Independence Program with $4,235 and the Nicholls Worth, with $3,885.

Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority received $3,420 from a Give-N-Day high 112 donors.  Four other organizations received more than 50 donations, including Delta Zeta sorority with 83, Bridge to Independence with 63, Colonel Catholics with 58 and the Nicholls Department of Nursing with 55.

“I’m ecstatic with the results of our the first Give-N-Day. This was a success,” said Jeremy Becker, executive director of the Nicholls Foundation. “We had tremendous student buy-in. They really enjoyed the process and their organizations are going to benefit. They’re already asking about next year.”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 28, 2018

CONTACT: Jacob Batte, Media Relations and Publications Coordinator, 985.448.4141 or jacob.batte@www.nicholls.edu

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