We’re so glad you want to help spread the word about our one-day PROUD TO BE VALPO campaign. Please post, tweet, link, and share messages encouraging people to show their pride in Valpo.

Here are a few ways you might be able to help:

1. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Be a friend!

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2. Share on Facebook

Please share your participation via Facebook. If you are not sure what to say, here are a few sample posts:

Sample Post:
I gave up my morning Starbucks (or insert your own vice) to participate in the “Proud to be Valpo” Challenge, and my gift was matched with $50 from a generous alum! What are you going to give up to support Valpo today? Give today at valpo.edu/proudtobevalpo and share this status to show your pride in Valpo. #valpoday

Sample Post:
Did you know that if an increased percentage of alumni give just $10 to Valpo every year, our U.S. News and World Report ranking will increase? I participated in the “Proud to be Valpo” Challenge today to increase the value of my degree. Give today at valpo.edu/proudtobevalpo and share this status to show your pride in Valpo. #valpoday

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3. Tweets

Here are some tweets you can share to help get the word out:

Sample Tweet:
Proud to be Valpo! Give any amount today and help Valpo get an extra $30,000 from an alum. valpo.edu/proudtobevalpo #valpoday
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Sample Tweet:
Proud to be Valpo! I gave to Valpo today and had my gift matched! Give any amount today and have yours matched too! Valpo.edu/proudtobevalpo #valpoday
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4. If social media isn’t your strong suit:

a. Email a picture with your caption to Alumni@valpo.edu, and we will post it for you.

b. Send an email to your friends. Here is a sample message:

As you have probably heard, Valparaiso University is challenging alumni and friends to show their pride in Valpo by participating in Valpo’s first-ever day of giving, “Proud to be Valpo.” I made my gift this morning at valpo.edu/proudtobevalpo. It took just a minute, and I am writing to ask that you give a gift of any amount today to support Valpo. Your gift can be matched too — $50 will be added to the first 600 gifts for a total of $30,000 in matching gifts. So be sure to give early to make your gift count! And, if there’s anybody I forgot on this message, please forward it to them. Thanks!

Thank you for spreading the word!

 

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