LHU’s All In Day of Giving raises more than $150,000
LOCK HAVEN — More than $150,000 in support was generated for LHU students during Lock Haven University’s All In Day of Giving. The money raised during the 24-hour fundraiser, held from 10 a.m. Thursday, April 15 to 10 a.m. Friday, April 16, will support academic and athletic scholarships for LHU students.
While gifts continue to come in, as of Monday, April 19, 642 donations from alumni, supporters, fans and sponsors like PSECU and the LHU Foundation, resulted in nearly $154,000.
“The generosity of our donors and their willingness to support our students is truly inspirational,” said Joe Fiochetta, vice president for university advancement. “Every dollar raised helps make a Lock Haven education affordable. Our students are better positioned to succeed today because of the tremendous impact our donors make in their lives.”
Throughout the 24-hour fundraiser, various challenges were announced with donors having a chance to unlock additional funding for the academic or athletic programs they care about most.
Some challenges included the LHU Foundation First-Time Donor Challenge, the LHU Foundation Alumni Giving Academics Challenge, the LHU Foundation Soaring Higher Challenge, the PSECU Most Money Raised Athletics Challenge, the PSECU Alumni Giving Athletics Challenge and more.
Periodic status updates were made throughout the event to the All In website and on the LHU Alumni Association, LHU Athletics and the university’s main social media accounts.
Gifts to support Lock Haven University can still be made by visiting www.givetolhu.com.