HLGU Day of Giving


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Hannibal-LaGrange University’s first ever Day of Giving was a massive success.

HLGU set out with a goal of 240 total gifts within the timeframe between noon on Thursday, April 15 and noon on Friday, April 16. This goal was met, with a total of 258 gifts in the 24-hour period. In total, HLGU raised $60,370.74 over the 24 hours of giving.

The HLGU Day of Giving also featured three matching gifts that were all met.

The HLGU Board of Visitors issued a matching challenge up to $16,000 toward scholarships, and $16,075 toward scholarships was raised. With the match, $32,075 was raised in total toward student scholarships.

A matching gift up to $2,500 toward the Dan Hurst Softball Scholarship was met with $2,855 raised. With the match, $5,355 was raised in total toward the scholarship.

Additionally, a $1,400 matching gift toward a 9-hold disc golf course was met with $1,875 raised. With the match, $3,275 was raised in total toward the disc golf course. The disc golf course is fully funded and construction will begin in the upcoming months.

HLGU has scheduled its 2022 Day of Giving for noon on April 21 to noon on April 22, 2022.

Time Left until the next HLGU Day of Giving


Total Gifts: 258

Total dollars raised: $60,370.73

Frequently Asked Questions

What is HLGU's Day of Giving?

On HLGU’s Day of Giving, the Trojan community will come together in support of one goal. On April 15 at Noon until April 16 at Noon, we ask you to join your fellow alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends by giving back to HLGU and the program that impacted you at https://www.hlg.edu/scom/giving.php. HLGU has set a goal of 240 new gifts to the University in this 24-hour timeframe.

Why should I and others give?

Because your gift benefits current students and gives them the kind of educational opportunities you had. When you give to the area of the University that is most important to you it is an investment in our students’ futures and in HLGU’s reputation.

How do I participate?

On April 15 or 16, visit our secure giving portal to make your gift and be counted on the Day of Giving. You may also make your gift over the phone by calling 573.629.3124.

How can my gift be counted toward the Day of Giving goal?

Make a gift online or by phone between Noon on 4/15 and Noon on 4/16 and your gift will be counted towards our total.

Who can participate in the Day of Giving?

Absolutely anyone can participate! Alumni, students, friends, parents, faculty, and staff are all welcome to consider making a gift. Any and all gifts made to HLGU will be counted.

Can I make my gift to any area?

Yes: 100% of your gift will go to the designation of your choosing. Donors may choose to designate their gift to any program, team, or fund at HLGU that already exists. Just indicate on your giving form where you would like the gift to go.