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Bears Have Heart

Thanks to the generosity of the Bear family, we raised more than $120,000 and received more than 550 donations for our second annual Bears Have Heart Giving Day. Thank you for your support!

Tuesday, March 26 is Lenoir-Rhyne’s second annual Bears Have Heart Giving Day and we invite you to join us. On this day, we’ll take a moment to appreciate all things that make being a Bear special, and we will express our gratitude through giving. We need your help to reach our goal of securing 300 donors and $100,000 in gifts in 24 hours.

To celebrate, Dr. Fred Whitt is sponsoring a campus picnic at Shaw Plaza from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. Join the Bear family on March 26 for music, food, and fellowship. Alumni, parents, and friends of the University are all welcome.

Now is the time to show your Bear pride – all over campus and all around the world. Log on to lr.edu/IGive2LRU on March 26 to make a gift. Gifts of any amount are appreciated and help us reach our goal. More importantly, your support will provide future generations of students with life-changing scholarships and a liberal arts education of unparalleled quality.

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter, post your pictures wearing Lenoir-Rhyne gear, and use the hashtag #BearsHaveHeart and #IGive2LRU. Mark your calendars and share this special day of pride and tradition with the Bear family. See you March 26!

$40,000 Challenge Gift – If We Receive 300 New Gifts Before Midnight

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Kelly Knetsche

Associate Vice President, Development
Hickory Campus

LaKeisha Ross Johnson

Assistant Director, Development for Annual Giving
Hickory Campus