Questions and Answers

Below you will find answers to many common questions about Mary Wash Day.

What is Mary Wash Day?

Mary Wash Day is a 24-hour day of giving to the University of Mary Washington and celebration of everything Mary Washington! The day begins at 12 a.m. on Thursday, April 4, 2024, and goes until 11:59 p.m. that night. Through a unique online platform, special challenges, and the opportunity to expand your impact through matching funds, this special day makes giving fun and interactive.  

What will my Giving Day gift support? 

Your gift will be designated to the area you choose. Browse the "Areas of Support" on the home page to learn how your gift can benefit students and programs across the University. To support the University's areas of greatest need, designate your gift to the Fund for Mary Washington

How can I inspire others to give on Mary Wash Giving Day? 

Your voice is key to reaching our goal of 2,600 gifts and 400 first-time donors in just 24 hours! Spread the word on social media with #MaryWashDay, and remind all of your friends to visit givingday.umw.edu on April 4, 2024. Sign up to be a Giving Day Ambassador to maximize your impact. Share your Mary Washington story and tell others why you're going to come #TogetherUMW!

Still have questions?

Contact us at umwgift@umw.edu