Category: Philanthropy

Joseph R. Biden, Jr., who graduated from the University of Delaware in 1965, is scheduled to be sworn in as the 46th President of the United States on Wednesday, Jan. 20.

Celebrate Philanthropy Week

Philanthropy Week is underway! The University of Delaware celebrates many generous donors and the meaningful impact they have on UD’s people, places and programs through Delaware First: The Campaign for the University of Delaware.

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First and Forward

Generous supporters came together when Blue Hens needed them most. The Blue Hen Strong Fund continues to make a difference.

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Featured fundraising projects for #GivingTuesday are now live on HenFunder, UD’s crowdfunding platform. Support the causes you care about.

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Blue Hen Strong Fund.

Blue Hen Strong Fund

Generous supporters came together when Blue Hens needed them most. The Blue Hen Strong Fund continues to make a difference.

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BAO helps open more doors for students of color

UD’s Black Alumni Organization Celebrates 40 Years

When the Black Alumni Organization was created, its primary focus was to foster a community in which Black alumni could easily connect with each other. Since then, the BAO has expanded to mentor and provide a network to students, as well as raise money for scholarships.

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Striving Through Adversity

Striving Through Adversity 

When Brianna Moran, AS19, was a student at UD, her journey to graduation was more difficult than most. A first-generation college student driven to be the first in her family to graduate, she paid her own tuition and living costs by working two jobs until a major injury left her searching for help.

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Cynthia and Jeff Alecci identified a need during the COVID-19 pandemic, realized they were in a position to do something about it, and took action to help fellow Blue Hens.

Taking Action to Make a Difference

Cynthia and Jeff Alecci identified a need during the COVID-19 pandemic, realized they were in a position to do something about it, and took action to help fellow Blue Hens.

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Lauren Turenchalk, AS20

The Gift of Experience

Lauren Turenchalk couldn't afford to take an unpaid internship in NYC, but with help from the Student Internship Fund, she realized her dream.

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Tom McCormick, EG81, and Theo Fleck, EG20, demonstrate power of connection while paying it forward

Choosing to be Givers

Inspired by entrepreneurship and philanthropy, two Blue Hen engineers – decades apart – become part of a circle of giving.

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Giving AT UD: What do you know?

 

 


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Give the Gift of Opportunity

Give the Gift of Opportunity

During this season of giving, your philanthropy will help provide countless opportunities for UD people and programs. Make a gift today!

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