THUNDER BAY -- On Giving Tuesday, Lakehead University’s alumni and friends invested a record $63,001.10 to support the University’s students.
Since first participating in 2016, Lakehead University’s Giving Tuesday initiatives have generated $162,215.10 for student financial aid.
“We’re thrilled with the participation in this year’s initiative,” said Deb Comuzzi, Lakehead University’s Vice-President, External Relations.
“This is the third year that Lakehead has participated in Giving Tuesday and each year we’ve seen more donors participating and more dollars invested in our students.”
Debra Woods, President of the Alumni Association of Lakehead University, said she was extremely happy with this year’s success.
“Thank you to everyone who donated to Lakehead University,” she said. “Our alumni and friends, in Canada and around the world, answered the call with unparalleled generosity.”
A special thank you to the Alumni Association of Lakehead University, which matched the first $25,000 in gifts.