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Oct 6, 2020

Day of Giving Raises Over $1 Million for Student Emergency Fund

The Student Emergency Fund provides microgrants to help students pay for unexpected expenses related to housing, food, medical bills and technology. The program has been especially crucial during the COVID-19 pandemic, with many experiencing sudden job loss and adjusting to remote education. Thanks to donor support on NC State Day of Giving: Stronger as a Pack, the fund is in a better position to help more students through financial challenges now and in the future. 

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Sep 22, 2020

NC State Day of Giving Results Show Strength of the Pack

In challenging times, NC State supporters put the university’s special fall Day of Giving theme of “stronger as a Pack” into action, with real-time numbers showing 8,230 gifts totaling $23,223,425 — an increase of nearly $10 million from 2019’s numbers. Wolfpack members in all 50 states generously contributed to the effort. 

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Sep 15, 2020

On Sept. 16, NC State Day of Giving Shows We’re Stronger as a Pack

On Sept. 16, NC State is holding a special, one-time fall edition of its annual Day of Giving fundraising event. Day of Giving: Stronger as a Pack will focus on meeting students’ basic needs, need-based scholarships and diversity and inclusion programming. 

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Aug 25, 2020

Facing the Future With Confidence

Thousands of dollars have been raised for the Student Emergency Fund via the sale of special NC State-branded face coverings. 

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Jun 9, 2020

Faculty and Staff Continue to Support Student Emergency Fund

What began as a pre-meeting conversation between Katharine Stewart, vice provost for faculty affairs, and NC State's associate deans for academic affairs turned into an intercollege competition benefiting students. Challenged by their associate deans, faculty and staff rallied to raise more than $93,000 for the Student Emergency Fund -- far exceeding their $25,000 goal. 

NC State branded face masks

Jun 9, 2020

Wolfpack Outfitters Debuts Licensed NC State Face Masks

As face coverings become a common response to COVID-19, requests for NC State styles have been pouring in from fans. To that end, Wolfpack Outfitters — the official NC State store — has debuted a line of licensed face masks, with partial proceeds benefiting the Student Emergency Fund. 

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May 5, 2020

Today Is #GivingTuesdayNow

Today is #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of giving and unity as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. NC State's Student Emergency Fund addresses this need as our students struggle with income loss or unexpected costs for child care, technology and housing. Throughout the day, check out @NCState on Twitter to hear directly from the students keeping their academic progress on track due to the generosity of our donors. 

Apr 28, 2020

A Million Thanks to Our Pack

Over the past month, we’ve faced unprecedented uncertainty and rapid change — but that hasn’t stopped our alumni, faculty, staff and friends from stepping up to do the extraordinary. In this special video message, Chancellor Randy Woodson expresses his gratitude for the more than $1 million raised in support of the Student Emergency Fund, which has gone directly to students in need during this time of crisis. 

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Apr 28, 2020

COVID-19 Impacts First-Generation Students

Campus changes to mitigate the spread of coronavirus have impacted students everywhere, but many first-generation students face added obstacles. Joselyn Ramirez-Mendoza, a junior at NC State, is one such student adjusting to a new normal. She hopes others will take advantage of resources the university offers such as Feed the Pack food pantry, the Student Emergency Fund, the Libraries and the Counseling Center.  

Belltower and North Carolina flag.

Apr 7, 2020

Chancellor Woodson Thanks the NC State Community

In a video message, Chancellor Randy Woodson shares his appreciation and gratitude for Wolfpack students, faculty and staff for their commitment and strength in response to the impact of COVID-19. He also highlights the volunteers who have kept the Feed the Pack food pantry running and the hundreds of donors whose gifts to the Student Emergency Fund have helped students facing financial crises in the wake of the virus.