“I Am Delta State” on Giving Tuesday

Dec. 3, 2019

This campaign ended on Dec. 3, 2019,
but you can still make a gift to Delta State University!

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“I Am Delta State!”

Because of you, Delta State excels in the classroom, on the field, and in the community. Make your gift to DSU on #GivingTuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. Encourage your friends and family to join in, too.

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“I Am Delta State” on Giving Tuesday occurred Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, for 24 consecutive hours.

Promotional Video


Monday, Dec. 2, 2019

5 PM: President William N. LaForge made the first gift. He is Delta State!

 Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019

10:30 AM: Donors so far come from mostly our hometown of Cleveland. Jackson, Miss., also represents.

11 AM: Who are the donors? As of now, a mix of DSU faculty, staff, administration, alumni, and friends.

11:30 AM: Here’s how much one donor loves DSU: the Delta State alumnus, who also is a former staffer, gave twice.

Noon: Other Mississippi locales where donors live: Clinton, Gunnison, Hernando, and Water Valley.

12:30 PM: Additional donors: Delta State alumni couples.

1 PM: Delta State employees to give today work at the DSU Foundation, University Advancement, Office of Financial Assistance, Art Department, Roberts-LaForge Library, Career Services, and Division of Teacher Education, Leadership, and Research, among others. That’s on top of donors President LaForge and Provost Charles McAdams.

1:30 PM: The most popular dollar amounts given currently: $25, $50, and $100. (Any contribution is appreciated!)

2 PM: Current Delta State students also have given to “I Am Delta State.”

2:30 PM: Some donors to #GivingTuesday this year have also given to Delta State in other ways for more than two decades.

4 PM: Two donors from Texas, y’all: Austin and Bay City, both alumni.

5 PM: Donations also come from Lake Village, Ark., and Aurora, Ill.

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View last year’s giving day here: Delta State Delivers