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Day of Giving Tool Kit

One day. One goal. One Alfred.


Tuesday, Nov. 2911/29/16 Day of Giving

We've compiled all of these tools to help you invite others to join the cause. Our goal is to raise $50,000 from at least 300 donors during our Day of Giving. We want it to be as easy as possible for you, so here on this page you'll find all the materials that YOU need to help spread the word! We want you to be advocates for Alfred State on this historic day. Use the following to help us reach as many possible Alfred State family, friends, and alumni members:


Make a Gift, give to Alfred StateGive Now

You can make an everlasting impact on our students, needed equipment, and the future of our college. Whatever the amount, when combined with generosity from so many others on the Day of Giving, your donation can change lives. Your influence can convince others to join us.

Sample Posts for Social Media

Help spread the news about our Day of Giving on your personal social media accounts. Not sure what to say? We've made it easy for you - feel free to copy and paste a message from samples below.


  1. Be a part of one of the biggest days in Alfred State’s history during our Day of Giving! give.alfredstate.edu.
  2. Join in on the excitement and make an impact Nov. 29 during Alfred State’s Day of Giving! give.alfredstate.edu
  3. Make a gift and a big difference on Alfred State’s Day of Giving! give.alfredstate.edu


  1. Be a part of one of the biggest days in @AlfredState’s history during our Day of Giving! #ASCDay2Give give.alfredstate.edu.
  2. Join in on the excitement and make an impact Nov. 29 during @AlfredState’s Day of Giving! #ASCDay2Give give.alfredstate.edu
  3. Make a gift and a big difference on @AlfredState’s Day of Giving! #ASCDay2Give give.alfredstate.edu


Post a favorite past photo of yours using the hashtag #ASCDay2Give.


Take a photo of yourself in Alfred State gear...and any way you can help us spread the word.

Cover and Profile Pictures

Show your pioneer pride on Tuesday, Nov. 29 by using these images on your personal social accounts.

Day of Giving Facebook cover photo

Download the Facebook cover photo

Facebook profile image for Day of Giving

Download the Facebook and Twitter profile image

Twitter cover image

Download the Twitter cover photo

Profile Badge After Giving

After you make your gift on Nov. 29, feel free to share in the excitement by using this badge on either Facebook or Twitter.

Profile Badge After Giving

Download the 'my gift matters' profile badge

I gave because...

Download the 'I gave because...' profile badge

I gave, Please join me

Download the 'I gave Please join me' profile badge

Sample Email

Dear X,

I hope you'll join me in being a part of one of the biggest days in Alfred State’s history on Nov. 29 during our first-ever Day of Giving!

Your gift and participation will have a big impact on our students, their education, and their college experience. You can make a gift online at www.alfredstate.edu, over the phone when speaking to one of our volunteer callers that day, or by mailing in the form at the bottom of the Day of Giving letter you received in the mail.

In addition to giving, you can help spread the word by visiting our college website and downloading social media cover images, as well as a profile badge that shows you gave, and help share our big day on Facebook and Twitter with everyone you know using the hashtag #Give2AlfredState!

For more information on Day of Giving, contact the Office of Institutional Advancement by phone 607-587-3930 or email at ia@alfredstate.edu.

Once a Pioneer, Always a Pioneer,

Your Name

Videos to Share

We each have stories to share about how important Alfred State has been in our lives. We've gathered some stories from alumni in this video playlist and students have also created videos that you can share to encourage your friends to join the Day of Giving on 11/29/16.

On the video frame below, click on the playlist menu in the upper left corner, and then choose your video.