University Advancement and Marketing and the Ferris Foundation are preparing to host Ferris State University’s third day of giving, One Day for Dawgs, a 24-hour fundraiser on Wednesday, April 14.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the postponement of the 2020 One Day for Dawgs event. The focus quickly shifted to promoting the Student Hardship Fund in the spring 2020 semester, at the start of the pandemic. Advancement Communications Specialist Megan Eppley said the AU&M team has been engaged in outreach and education since then, with dozens of teams ready to pull together resources on Wednesday the 14th. April for scholarships, technology, equipment and other needs.
“We are encouraged by several new teams who seek to benefit their service or their operation from collaborative work on communication plans, team building and establishing a presence on social networks for their campaigns” , Eppley said. “Our office has a fundraising toolkit with sample posts and a communications plan to help each team navigate this campaign, creating an opportunity for philanthropy and celebration of Ferris’ mission and the Bulldog experience.
Eppley added that the Advancement team can help partners succeed during One Day for Dawgs.
“We are confident in every campaign and will do whatever it takes to make it a success,” said Eppley. “One Day for Dawgs is a wonderful opportunity to connect with students, alumni and supporters of the university while celebrating and supporting causes and segments of the university that can have a significant impact on students. of Ferris now and in the future. “
Groups or departments still interested in setting up a campaign as part of One Day for Dawgs should contact Megan Eppley by March 24 by email or by phone at (231) 349-1822. For more information on how people can support their cause or donate on Wednesday April 14, visit the One Day for Dawgs website or text ODFD at 71777. For updates on One Day for Dawgs, follow the Ferris Foundation on Facebook or Instagram.