“All In for Wesleyan” raises record-setting $2.5 million

More information about “All In for Wesleyan” is available here. (Photo courtesy Illinois Wesleyan University)

 

By Neil Doyle

BLOOMINGTON – Illinois Wesleyan University’s ninth annual day of giving raised a record setting $2.5 million in just 24 hours.

This year’s “All In for Wesleyan” had an all-time high 3,587 donors, according to a news release. “All In for Wesleyan” gifts and pacesetter challenges surpassed the day’s million-dollar goal to secure the $1 million match shortly after 9 p.m., pushing this year’s total over $2 million. Earlier in the evening, shortly after 6 p.m., the goal of receiving contributions from at least 2,500 donors was also surpassed.

IWU says alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff, and friends of the university across the country and the world came together this year to break “All In for Wesleyan” records for dollars (previously $1,007,55 set in 2020) and donors (previously 2,475 set in 2013) in support of Illinois Wesleyan students and the campus community.

More information about “All In for Wesleyan” is available here.

Neil Doyle can be reached at neil.doyle@cumulus.com

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