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Support Mercy College Students on Giving Tuesday

Denise Hudgin
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On Giving Tuesday, November 30, 2021 we ask you to help support Mercy College students through a contribution to the Mercy College Student Emergency Fund.

Donations can be made at https://foundation.mercy.com/mercycollege2021

Select Apply my donation to: Student Emergency Fund.

If $2,500 is donated on November 30, an anonymous donor will provide a matching gift of $2,500. If $10,000 is donated on November 30, Jacqueline McNally Kruse (Mercy 1991) and Jordan Kruse will provide a matching gift of $10,000, further supporting the Student Emergency Fund. This could potentially mean $22,500+ raised for our students!

Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. This year, Mercy College of Ohio is raising funds for the Student Emergency Fund, a fund that assists students with unforeseen financial emergencies which would prevent them from continuing their education at Mercy College. The fund is sustained by contributions from faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends of the College.

The Student Emergency Fund is available to degree-seeking and credit-bearing certificate students (online and land-based). The Fund Team considers each request and determines whether the student assistance funds can be used for the circumstance. Decisions are made as soon as possible depending on the urgency of the situation. The number of students who can be served by the Student Emergency Fund is determined by the availability of funds. Typically, awards are given by making a payment directly to the need (e.g. utility company, landlord, etc.). If this is not possible, funds can be disbursed in the form of a gift card.

Those with questions about Giving Tuesday should contact the Mercy College of Ohio Alumni Department at alumni@mercycollege.edu or 419-251-8993

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