Friends, parents, students, employees and alumni of Millersville University are welcome to participate in the event “Make it Happen: 109 on 10/9” all day on Wednesday, October 9, 12 a.m. – 11:59 p.m., to help provide support for Millersville students and programs. This will be the first time Millersville will use social media for a fundraising campaign.

Alice McMurry, director of annual giving

Make it Happen is an online-based fundraising event that encourages friends and alumni of Millersville University to come together, support the University and its programs, and help Millersville receive a challenge gift of $10,000. The goal of Make it Happen is to help raise money for programs across Millersville University, including athletic teams, the Ware & Winter Centers, academic and student programs, and the University’s Impact Fund, which helps provide scholarship assistance where needed most across the University.

“We also want to reach 109 donors on October 9, which will break the school’s one-day giving record and ensure a $10,000 challenge gift from a friend of the University,” said Alice McMurry, director of annual giving at Millersville University.

The event will be taking place online on Millersville University’s Facebook and Twitter pages, as well as at Potential sponsors can make a gift online at or can drop off a donation at the Duncan Alumni House on campus. There will also be a giving kiosk at the Ware Center, which is located at 42 N. Prince St in Lancaster.

There is a $10 minimum donation amount and contributions are entirely tax deductible.

For additional information, contact or call 717-872-3820.


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