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#givingtuesday at wiu set for dec. 1

november 23, 2020

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macomb/moline, il – get ready to join a virtual wave of support tuesday, dec. 1 as western illinois university takes part in #givingtuesday, a 24-hour global campaign to encourage personal philanthropy and showcase the impact of collective giving.

"we are excited to continue wiu's tradition of generosity on #givingtuesday and we are grateful for the support we have received," said wiu director of annual giving tim hallinan. "as our students, faculty, and staff have taken on a year unlike any other, the need to continue and expand that support from our leatherneck community is critical to meet emerging needs. please show your leatherneck spirit by considering a year-end gift to wiu."

visit western's official #givingtuesday campaign page at to make a secure online gift, join the donor wall and promote the effort on social media to help inspire additional support.

for more information on wiu's annual fund and other giving opportunities, visit or call the wiu foundation at (309) 298-1861.

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