Wright Day to Give

The wright day to give



OCTOBER 6, 2022

Join every Raider and Laker, everywhere to Give Back to the Pack on Wright Day to Give. Support campus initiatives important to you!

One Day. Every Raider. Every Laker. Everywhere.

Wright Day to Give: October 6




Make a gift

Every year, hundreds of Raiders and Lakers join us to celebrate our founders' day. Donations of any amount help to support in more ways than you can imagine. A gift on the Wright Day To Give demonstrates your support and love for Wright State University, Give Back to the Pack on October 6.


Help us on social media

Become a social media advocate and spread the word about your support on the Wright Day to Give. Download our graphics and share them on your channels. Please use the hashtag #WrightDay2Give.


Accept a challenge

Throughout #WrightDay2Give, there will be several challenges and matches—both alumni-focused and college-based—where you can help the area of campus you are most passionate about receive a bonus fund.  See our current challenges!



Wright Day to Give is an annual online-based fundraising event on October 6, 2022, in honor of Wright State University’s founder’s day. For 24 hours, students, alumni, faculty, staff, parents, retirees, and friends are encouraged to Give Back to the Pack to support our amazing students at Wright State.

How can I spread the word out about Wright Day to Give?

We encourage you to post about Wright Day to Give on your social networks, like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Snapchat, using the hashtag #WrightDay2Give and get the word out to encourage others to help support our students!

  • How do I make a gift?

    To make a gift online, click on any button that says "Donate" or “Give Now” and follow the online instructions.

  • Is there a minimum donation amount?

    Yes, there is a minimum donation of $5.

  • How do I decide where to give? Where do gifts go?

    You may designate your gift to a specific college, school, or program, if you wish. Or donate to the Wright State University unrestricted Excellence Fund. By providing an unrestricted donation, your gift will be used for the university’s high-priority needs and opportunities.

  • Can I make an online recurring gift in support of Wright Day to Give?

    Yes, visit wright.edu/give to make your recurring gift. 

  • Can a donor make a pledge?

    If you’d like to make a pledge, please contact amy.n.jones@wright.edu for more information.

  • Is my Wright Day to Give contribution tax-deductible?

    Yes, your gift is tax-deductible. You will receive an email confirmation that serves as your receipt for tax purposes.


College Alumni Participation Challenge

On #WrightDay2Give, we challenge all alumni to make a gift to support any fund they’re passionate about.  When alumni make-a-donation, the Wright State college they graduated from will be counted toward the College Alumni Challenge.  The college with the most alumni participation (regardless of where the gift is designated) will earn $3,500 for their college from a generous alumni donor.

Wright State Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship Match

The Wright State Alumni Association and its board members will match one dollar for every two dollars donated to the Wright State Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship, up to $4,250.

Donor Unlock – Wright State University Foundation Board

Unlock a $35,000 gift from the Wright State University Foundation Board of Trustees when we reach 1,000 gifts on the Wright Day to Give.

student donor match

Three Wright State University Alumni Association board members will match student gifts dollar for dollar up to $1,000.



On the Wright Day to Give, we are calling for the entire Wright State community to come together and show both current students and future Raiders and Laker’s we’ve got their backs. Spread the word about #WrightDay2Give and share why you are making a gift. Photos, video’s and posts.


  1. Download the cover photo below by right-clicking the image above and saving it to your computer.
  2. Go to your Facebook profile.
  3. Click the camera icon at the top left of your current cover photo and upload the Wright Day to Give graphic.


  1. Download the cover photo below by right-clicking the image above and saving it to your computer.
  2. Go to your Twitter profile.
  3. Click the camera icon at the top left of your current cover photo and upload the Wright Day to Give graphic.


Visit our story on @wrightstatealumi on Instagram to use our template to tag your favorite Raiders and Lakers! Don’t forget to tag @wrightstatealumi and use #WrightDay2Give when you post yours!

Sample Social Media Posts

Think about how you can connect with members of the Wright State community in your networks across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and every other platform you use. Be creative! Share photos or make a quick video using your smart phone.

Don't forget to use #WrightDay2Give.

Here are some sample posts that you can just copy/paste!



  • Wright Day to Give is WRIGHT around the corner! Save the date and join us and Give Back to the Pack for current and future students of Wright State University! #WrightDay2Give https://bit.ly/3y2PnDm
  • October 6 is our annual #WrightDay2Give! Join me in supporting the Classes of 2022, 2023, 2024, 2025, and 2026 on #WrightDay2Give https://bit.ly/3y2PnDm
  • #WrightDay2Give is coming soon! Are you ready? Let’s show our Raiders and Lakers we care on October 6. https://bit.ly/3y2PnDm
  • I love Wright State because___________! Support what YOU love about Wright State on October 6! #WrightDay2Give https://bit.ly/3y2PnDm
  • What will YOU support this year? I plan on giving to __________________! Join me in giving any amount to an area of your choice! #WrightDay2Give https://bit.ly/3y2PnDm
  • On October 6 we will celebrate Wright State’s founder’s day, the most exciting day of the year! Avoid major F.O.M.O. (Fear Of Missing Out) and join us on #WrightDay2Give https://bit.ly/3y2PnDm



  • Today is the day! It’s time to support our fellow Raiders and Lakers! Donate now at https://bit.ly/3y2PnDm #WrightDay2Give
  • I gave to Wright State because__________________! #WrightDay2Give https://bit.ly/3y2PnDm
  • Join me and Give Back to the Pack, it's the “Wright” thing to do! #WrightDay2Give https://bit.ly/3y2PnDm 
  • The time is NOW. Your gift of any size helps support current and future Raiders and Lakers! #WrightDay2Give https://bit.ly/3y2PnDm