WHAT IS 1842 DAY?

1842 Day is Villanova's day of giving. Our sixth annual 1842 Day will take place on Tuesday, September 20, 2022. This is our opportunity to show pride and gratitude for the impact Villanova has on each of us—in our communities and around the world. All Villanovans can make a gift of any size to the designation of their choice. 

Whether you are an alum, student, parent, member of the faculty and staff, or friend, you are part of this special community—and TOGETHER, WE ARE GREATER!

HOW CAN I MAKE MY GIFT?

Make your gift by clicking the GIVE button at the top of this page. You can also call us at 1-800-486-5244 and we will be happy to help facilitate your donation.

I AM A FACULTY/STAFF MEMBER. CAN I GIVE THROUGH PAYROLL DEDUCTION?

Yes! You can make a one-time gift or set up a recurring gift today through our payroll deduction form today and be counted as one of our 1842 Day donors!

DOES MY GIFT COUNT TOWARD GIVING SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS OR REUNION GIVING?

Yes! Your gift of any size on 1842 Day will count toward your annual and lifetime giving totals; giving society memberships, such as the President’s Club and Young Alumni Circle; and Reunion 2023 goals. 

WILL MY EMPLOYER MATCH MY GIFT?

Your gift may be eligible to be matched by your employer. You can use our search tool to see if your company will match gifts to Villanova.

IS THERE A MINIMUM GIFT AMOUNT?

There is no minimum gift amount for 1842 Day. Last year, the most common gift was $100, but every gift has an impact!

WILL MY GIFT BE TAX-DEDUCTIBLE?

Yes! Your donation to Villanova on 1842 Day will be tax-deductible, and you will receive a tax receipt via email. 


WHAT SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS SHOULD I FOLLOW?

I STILL HAVE A QUESTION. HOW CAN I GET IN TOUCH?

Please contact us at theannualfund@villanova.edu or 1-800-486-5244.