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K-State Today

November 7, 2016



Why I Give Week: How philanthropy has helped K-State

By Gaby Riggs

As the fourth annual Why I Give Week kicks off Nov. 7, the Student Foundation highlights how financial gifts have helped K-State:

• Banners outside buildings throughout campus will illustrate the facilities supported by philanthropy.

• Purple flags on the quad will illustrate more than 6,000 students who received privately-funded scholarships last year and more than $14 million in philanthropic gifts transferred to campus for student scholarships last year.

The KSU Foundation works with individuals, corporations and foundations to unite philanthropic desires with university priorities. The student-led K-State Student Foundation extends that mission by engaging campus in philanthropic fundraising and awareness activities.

For more information on the fourth annual Why I Give Week, visit found.ksu.edu/giveweek.

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