Thanking UWaterloo donors on National Philanthropy Day

Friday, November 17, 2023
Men and women talk on phones in a call centre

On November 15, more than 100 people from Advancement and 27 other units across campus (including Alumni Council members) made 1,400 calls as part of the University's National Philanthropy Day thank-a-thon.  

Donors responded with appreciation — and sometimes surprise “I spoke to a donor who was thrilled to be thanked and not asked for money,” said one caller. Some calls even sparked new gifts. Read the full story.