Giving Tuesday Boosts UNI Initiative
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – UNI supporters stepped up in an enormous method to help UNI Athletics as a part of the 2020 Giving Tuesday effort. Between Dec. 1-20, donors contributed $95,000 to the UNI Battle Initiative.”I’m frequently overwhelmed with the generosity of our Panther household,” Director of Athletics David Harris stated. “Our Giving Tuesday marketing campaign confirmed one other outpouring of help. I’m grateful to the three donors that made matching pledges and everybody that contributed to this marketing campaign to assist us surpass our aim for the Marketing campaign. The UNI Battle Initiative is significant for our division to navigate the influence of COVID-19 with out modifications that can adversely influence our student-athletes.”
The result of the Giving Tuesday marketing campaign and items thus far pushes the UNI Battle Initiative to method $645,000 in whole contributions.
The Initiative will proceed via June 30, 2021. The UNI Battle Initiative was established to assist meet the $2.8 million deficit from misplaced income and elevated price of the pandemic. The cash raised will immediately help UNI Athletics working prices to help over 400 student-athletes.
UNI Athletics has already decreased salaries and working prices and paused all contract incentives and bonuses. Nevertheless, reductions alone won’t attain the misplaced income and pandemic expenditures.
You may study extra concerning the UNI Battle Initiative or donate at SupportThePanthers.com/fight-