The University of Alaska System Gears Up for 49 Hours of Giving

Supporters of Alaska's three public universities are gearing up to make a difference during the University of Alaska's (UA) fourth annual UA Giving Day - 49 Hours for Alaska, set to take place at from noon, March 26 to 1 pm, March 28.  

UA Giving Day is a 49-hour online giving event that spotlights the impact of the university system and encourages philanthropic support of students, academic and training programs, and research for Alaska. More than $800,000 in matches and challenges are awaiting activation, with potential for remarkable display impact.

This year, more than 140 passionate supporters, including alumni, community members, and businesses, are offering an unprecedented amount in challenges and rewards for the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA), University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF), and University of Alaska Southeast (UAS). All gifts during the 49 hours will help unlock UA Giving Day Challenges

The full list of challenges is available at the UA Giving Day website which also has tools to help supporters share messages about their favorite programs on social media, help unlock matching gifts, and track dollars raised in real-time.