2021 Giving Tuesday Goal surpassed
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Voorhees College exceeds Giving Tuesday Goal

Denmark, S.C. – Voorhees College exceeded its Giving Tuesday goal on Nov. 30, raising more than $130,000. The original fundraising goal was $125,000 in celebration and acknowledgment of the college’s 125th anniversary. Giving Tuesday is a global celebration of philanthropy and service to nonprofit organizations. 

Faculty, staff, students, alumni and supporters of Voorhees College made an effort to raise as much money as possible. Businesses and corporations also donated funds to the campaign. 

Throughout the day, on Giving Tuesday, faculty, staff and alumni went live on social media to encourage others to give.

The funds that have been raised will be used to support scholarships for students and in other ways to ensure student success. 

With the calendar year almost over, there is still time to donate. If you wish to make a donation, visit www.voorhees.edu/give or call (803) 780-1013.

About Voorhees University

Voorhees University, founded by Elizabeth Evelyn Wright in 1897, is a private, coeducational institution affiliated with the Episcopal Church and the United Negro College Fund. The university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and graduate degrees. Its mission is to produce highly qualified graduates who coalesce intellect and faith in pursuit of life-long learning, healthy living, the betterment of society, and an abiding faith in God. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Voorhees as a #1 best value, #3 in social mobility and #33 among regional colleges in the south in 2022-2023; and #26 among Historically Black Colleges and Universities, nationally. Additional information about Voorhees University can be found at www.voorhees.edu.


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