Entries by Ashley Crain

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Donors make 9,339 gifts on Georgia Giving Day

UGA’s first 24-hour fundraising campaign smashes goals, nets $5.3 million to areas across campus The University of Georgia’s first institution-wide, 24-hour fundraising effort, Georgia Giving Day, finished at midnight PST on April 1 after receiving 9,339 gifts. UGA’s goal for its inaugural giving day was 1,785 gifts, but overwhelming support pushed the campaign past its […]

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Family ties lead to lesson in giving

Parents’ philanthropy inspires new generation of Bulldogs Jeff and Allison Mitchell live on a steady diet of maroon and orange in the college town of Blacksburg, Virginia, where both Jeff and Allison are Virginia Tech alumni, regularly attending football games to cheer on the Hokies. Despite this familiar connection with Virginia Tech, their daughter Elizabeth […]