The Transylvania Times -

Giving Tuesday Helps WCU Band, Student-Athletes


November 19, 2018

The Pride of the Mountains Marching Band has been invited back to perform at the 2019 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, following its 2014 appearance. To help defray band members' out-of-pocket expenses, the band hopes to raise $150,000 on Giving Tuesday.

'Tis better to give than to receive, as the old adage goes, and this year's Giving Tuesday, Nov. 27, makes it easy for friends and alumni of Western Carolina University to do just that, especially those thinking about their end-of-year giving.

This year, WCU's Division of Advancement is promoting two special projects for those wanting to make financial gifts to the university on Giving Tuesday, which is nationally recognized as a day to support philanthropic efforts and falls five days after Thanksgiving. One opportunity to participate in WCU's Giving Tuesday efforts is helping to support...

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