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Why I Give

Why I Give is a special opportunity for faculty and staff to come together to strengthen the areas of Drexel that mean the most to them. Broad participation in the campaign sends the inspiring message that Drexel’s employees believe wholeheartedly in the University’s mission, our students and our future.

Your dedication and hard work as a member of Drexel’s faculty and professional staff propel the University’s accomplishments in teaching, research and service to society.

There is one more important way you can help advance excellence at Drexel — by supporting the University’s annual Why I Give campaign. Your gift of ANY amount makes a difference; what matters most is that you participate!

To make your gift online, click ‘give’ below

Payroll Deduction

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Payroll Deduction

Mail your gift

Payroll Deduction

Mail your gift

Here are some key features of this year’s Why I Give campaign:

  • The Why I Give campaign officially runs for 4 weeks in the spring, but any gifts made since July 1, 2016 will count.
  • You can give to any designated area of support at Drexel, regardless of the department in which you work.
  • We won’t be tracking giving by department. However, if you’re feeling competitive, consider participating in one of the Day of Giving challenges, which will give you the chance to help win challenge funds for your chosen area of support. Faculty/staff gifts made on that day will also count toward the Day of Giving goal!
  • The Dragon Drive is a United Way campaign and benefits specific initiatives within the greater University as well as outside organizations in the Philadelphia area. Dragon Drive gifts are not counted in the Why I Give campaign.