Your kindness empowers our students and faculty to reach for the stars all year long

Thanks to you, the Giving Tuesday movement is growing around the world. Its impact can be felt in our communities, including right here across Waterloo’s campuses.

You and more than 700 other caring Waterloo supporters joined our matching gift champions to raise over $230,000 on this special day. What an incredible accomplishment —  your gifts are helping to expand educational opportunities and open new avenues for growth for Waterloo students that will shape the future.


Goal Tracker

100% of goal! You did it!
Over 700 donors gave to campus priorities, donating over $230,000!
Last updated December 5 at 11:00 a.m.

Amplify your gift during matching hours


A very special thank you to five generous donors who will match your donations (up to their personal maximum) and double your impact during their special hour.



7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. EST

Cindy Forbes

Cindy Forbes (BMath '79)

Global Chief Marketing Officer, Manulife
Chair, Board of Governors, UWaterloo

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. EST

Dan and Tracey

Dan Langlois (MAcc '92) & Tracey Langlois (BMath '93)

Partner, KPMG LLP

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. EST

Sherry Shannon-Vanstone

Sherry Shannon-Vanstone

President & CEO, Profound Impact Corporation


4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST

Steven Woods

Steven Woods (PhD '96)

Senior Engineering Director, Google

7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. EST

Paul Salvini

Paul Salvini (BMath '92)

CEO, Accelerator Centre


A small gift can make a big difference

Find your cause

Learn more about our funding priorities by watching these short 30-45 second videos.



Help us spread the word


Join the conversation and share our social cards on your own channels to promote #GivingTuesdayCA and our #GivingUWaterloo initiatives.



Posts you can use


#GivingTuesdayCA is right around the corner and I just saved the date! This December 3, I’m giving back to my alma matter. Help me support @UWaterloo on #GivingTuesdayCA #GivingUWaterloo

To celebrate #GivingTuesdayCA, I’m going to make a donation in support of students making a difference at @UWaterloo. Join me on December 3. #GivingUWaterloo

I am counting down to #GivingTuesdayCA! On December 3, I’m going to make a donation to support @UWaterloo. Hope everyone will join me and give. #GivingUWaterloo


It’s #GivingTuesdayCA! This year, I doubled my donation to @uwaterloo by donating during a matching hour. Join me in impacting our students’ future. #GivingUWaterloo

I gave to my alma mater @UWaterloo on #GivingTuesdayCA! Help me make a big difference and open a world of possibilities in our community. #GivingUWaterloo

Happy #GivingTuesdayCA! I am proud to be a supporter of our Warriors and their future by giving to @UWaterloo. Join me in supporting a cause that’s close to my heart. #GivingUWaterloo


Resources you can use to promote the day

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Cosmic Discoveries

Bold Ideas

Healthy Students


Big Dreams

Comeback Victories

Top 30 Under 30


Student Learning

Creativity and Courage

Student Ingenuity


Student Wellness

Heart and Hustle

Proud Alumnus


Love Waterloo


Cover photos to add to your profile pages

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Facebook cover

Join the Movement FB Cover Photo

Twitter cover

Join the movement - Twitter Cover


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Thank you for your support!


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