East Falls Day of Giving


Your Questions Answered to the Day of Giving:

  1. What is PhilaU Day of Giving?

    PhilaU Day of Giving is a 24-hour virtual fundraising event bringing together students, faculty/staff, alumni and friends to support the mission of the University.

  2. How do I make a gift?

    To make a gift online, click on the "Donate Now" button to the right and it will take you to a step by step process. If you’re having problems, you may call the office of Development and Alumni Relations at 215-951-2186. Thank you for your support!

  3. Is there a minimum donation amount?

    Yes, there is a $5 minimum donation during the event.

  4. How do I decide where to give?

    You can choose from among many giving opportunities at PhilaU. Gifts to any fund make a vital difference in the lives of students.

  5. Can a donor send a gift by mail or phone?

    Yes, but because of the short time frame of PhilaU Day of Giving, only gifts that arrive on November 3, or are made by phone or online will count toward the goals or matching funds. You can make a gift by phone at 215-951-2186.

  6. Can a donor make a pledge?

    If you’d like to make a pledge (can be payable over five years), please contact the office of Development and Alumni Relations by calling 215-951-2186.

  7. Can I give via stock in support of Giving Day?

    Yes! If you are interested in giving stock, click here to read more and get directions and make sure to call our office, 215-951-2186, to let us know to expect your gift.

  8. Is it safe to make my gift online?

    Yes, our secure online system makes it easy and safe for you to make your gift online.

  9. Will my Day of Giving contribution be tax deductible?

    Yes. Your gift is tax deductible. You will receive an email and mail confirmation that will serve as your receipt for tax purposes.

  10. What can I do to help get the word out about PhilaU Day of Giving?

    Post about PhilaU's Day of Giving on social media, like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, using #PhilaU #DayofGiving, and spread the excitement!