University launches one-day fundraising campaign

NANAIMO – The VIU Foundation has a one-day fundraising goal of $20,000.

Vancouver Island University is launching a one-day fundraising campaign on Giving Tuesday, a global movement for charitable giving and volunteering after the frenzy of shopping that marks Black Friday.

Donations to VIU on Giving Tuesday (Dec. 2) will make a difference in the lives of current and prospective students. The VIU Foundation has a one-day fundraising goal of $20,000. Donations can be directed to support a scholarship, award or bursary, or designated to a particular faculty or program.

Donations can be made online at www.viu.ca/giving.