Help Our Heroes Graduate
Our nation’s heroes are struggling to pay for college.

After returning from service, many veterans face a new challenge: earning their college degrees. Under the Post-9/11 GI Bill, they can receive support for tuition and living expenses, but these funds often run out before graduation. With only a few classes left, our dedicated student-veterans may not be able to finish their degrees. That means fewer job prospects and less earning potential, which can make it more difficult to readjust to civilian life.

 

Help Our Heroes Graduate

 

Your gift will provide emergency scholarships to help our student-veterans finish their degrees. Under the guidance of the Office of Military and Veterans Services, your support will go where it’s needed most: to student-veterans nearing the end of their studies, and those who have a significant gap between their financial aid package and cost of attendance. With degrees in hand, our nation’s heroes can better integrate into civilian life, serve their communities through new careers and provide for their families.

 

 

Are you staff or faculty? You can make your gift via payroll deduction.

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Early Bird Match
Grab your coffee, it's time to kick off the Day of Giving with the Early Bird Match! A gift to the cause, college, or unit of your choice between 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. ET will be matched up to a total of $2,000.
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Lunchtime Challenge
All gifts made in the next hour (noon to 1 p.m. ET) will be doubled up to a total of $2,000! Make your gift now!
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Happy Hour Challenge
The work day is over, let's have some fun! The cause, college or unit that receives the most gifts today between 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. ET will receive an additional $1,000 towards their cause or effort.
Rank Prize Department Gifts
1 $1,000 Animals 36
2 Community 21
3 Environment 14
4 Food Insecurity 12
5 Ensure Student Success 10
6 Alumni Clubs 10
7 Diversity & Inclusion 10
8 Arts 7
9 Global Initiatives 0
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Home Stretch Match
We have 3 hours left until this year's Day of Giving ends. If you still haven't made a gift, now is the time! All gifts made between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. ET will be matched up to a total of $1,000. Don't wait to make your gift!
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Top Causes: By Gifts
Which area has the most gifts?
Rank Department Gifts
1 Community 209
2 Ensure Student Success 202
3 Animals 194
4 Environment 125
5 Food Insecurity 119
6 Arts 113
7 Global Initiatives 30
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Top Causes: By Dollars
Which area has raised the most money so far?
Rank Department Raised
1 Ensure Student Success $89,503.11
2 Community $17,240.00
3 Animals $10,186.00
4 Arts $7,624.00
5 Environment $7,122.00
6 Food Insecurity $4,996.00
7 Global Initiatives $1,597.50
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Or you can contact us at giving@osu.edu.