Giving Tuesday returns Nov. 29 with more gift-matching opportunities

November 15, 2016 by Staff, NMSU Hotline

New Mexico State University will hold its second-annual #Giving Tuesday event on Nov. 29 to raise funds for scholarships and programs across the entire NMSU system. Last year’s one-day Giving Tuesday event, part of the national giving event on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, added millions of dollars to scholarship funds at all NMSU campuses around the state.

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Join the NMSU community on Nov. 29 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. at #GivingTuesday headquarters in Corbett Center Student Union’s Aggie Lounge or visit to make a gift on Nov. 29.

This year’s event features select fund-matching opportunities, chosen by donors to boost some of the scholarships and causes they support. For example, to encourage faculty and staff to contribute to a cause they care about, Chancellor Garrey Carruthers and his wife, Kathy, have pledged up to $1,000 to match any outright #GivingTuesday gift or Nov. 30 payroll deduction gift from a faculty or staff member throughout the NMSU system. Be sure to sign up for payroll deduction by Nov. 20 to make a Nov. 30 payroll gift.

Additionally, alumni who make their first contribution during #GivingTuesday 2016 will be matched by a generous Aggie donor, up to $250 per household.

For more information on additional matching gift opportunities for your #GivingTuesday contribution, including other faculty, staff and student matching pledges, visit

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