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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I donate towards the Day of Giving?

Donating is easy. Visit eastern.edu/dayofgiving from 8 AM EST on March 19, 2019, through 4 PM EST on March 20, 2019. We strongly encourage you to make your gift online. To give by phone, you may call 610-341-5909 on the day of giving.  For questions leading up to the Day of Giving, call Beth Lochner at 610-341-5930.

Share your experience! Post about it on social media. Encourage your friends to match your gift. As you encourage others to join you in participating, it only helps to increase the success of Eastern’s first Day of Giving – helping all our students!

Will my name and donation amount be published?

Only your name will appear in the annual online Honor Roll of Donors. If you choose to be anonymous, your name will not be listed. You can make this selection at the time you make your online gift.

Can I make a gift by mail or phone?

Yes, all gifts received by phone, mail, or online by 4 PM EST on March 20, 2019, will be counted toward Eastern’s Day of Giving. To give by phone, you may call 610-341-5909 on the day of giving. For questions leading up to the Day of Giving, call Beth Lochner at 610-341-5930.

Where should I give?

You can make a gift to support the university's greatest priorities and opportunities, or you can make a gift in support of your school, college or program of choice. If you are not sure of a specific area to support, select the Eastern Fund, which funds for the highest priorities on campus.  All departments participating in the Day of Giving will support the Eastern Fund with 20% of every donation.

I don’t see my preferred gift designation. What should I do?

You can select “other” and comment on your preferred designation.  Please note all gifts are subject to Eastern University’s gift acceptance policy.

Is there a minimum donation?

You can make a gift of $5 or more to participate in Eastern University’s Day of Giving.