Day of Giving FAQ

Dare to be a part of Lycoming College's Day of Giving on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Join us for this 24-hour event that encourages alumni, faculty, staff, students, parents, and friends to show their support by making a gift to the College. As we enter the final weeks of The Campaign for a Greater Lycoming, let us use our collective strength to help make Lycoming College even Greater!

What is Lycoming’s Day of Giving?

Day of Giving is a single day dedicated to philanthropy to help make the College even Greater. We encourage our alumni, faculty, staff, students, parents, and friends to come together to reach our goal of 500 donors.

Who can participate?

Anyone can support Lycoming’s Day of Giving by making a gift in any amount.

Can I give to any area of Lycoming College?

Donors may designate their gifts to any cause they wish to support. If you aren’t sure where to designate your gift, please consider a gift to the Lycoming Fund which helps fuel the next generation of Warriors by immediately providing support for academics, scholarships, research and internships, global experiences, music programs, athletics, and more.

What types of gifts are accepted?

Cash, credit card, and online gifts will be counted. Stretch your gift even further by finding out if your employer matches gifts at

How can I make a gift?

On April 24, 2019, you can make your gift online at or by calling (570) 321-4353.

How can I participate in a gift challenge?

To participate in one of the Day of Giving challenges, gifts with a minimum of $5 will be counted between 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. EST on April 24. Gifts can still be made to the designation of your choice outside of the challenge timeframe, and we encourage all to show their collective support to help make Lycoming College even Greater!

Can I make a pledge?

Only cash gifts are being counted on Day of Giving. However, if you currently have a pledge and wish to make a payment on it during Day of Giving, that cash payment will be counted.

Will my gift be tax deductible?

Yes. You will receive a letter or email confirmation that may serve as your receipt for tax purposes.

What if I already made my gift for this fiscal year (I donated between July 1, 2018, and April 23, 2019)?

Thank you for supporting Lycoming College! Your generosity is greatly appreciated. We invite you to participate in Day of Giving by making an additional gift to the College. No matter the size or designation of your gift, your participation matters. Help us reach our goal of 500 donors.