Inaugural UNMC Giving Day — For the Greater Good set for March 30-31

The University of Nebraska Medical Center invites its supporters to give back during UNMC Giving Day — For the Greater Good, March 30-31, 2023.

UNMC’s first-ever virtual day of giving will unite alumni, students, faculty, staff, friends and grateful patients from around the globe to fuel the workforce and future of health care.

To honor UNMC’s founding in 1869, the philanthropic event will last for 1,869 minutes (about 31 hours). The day will start at 10 a.m. March 30 and conclude at 5 p.m. March 31. The goal is to receive 1,000 gifts.

The giving day will advance UNMC by supporting scholarships, colleges, student organizations and UNMC’s clinical partners and institutions. Nebraska Medicine, UNMC’s primary clinical partner, is participating in the giving event.

“UNMC is committed to enhancing the quality of life of Nebraskans and those around the world,” said UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D. “The inaugural UNMC Giving Day — For the Greater Good represents an opportunity for UNMC supporters to come together in support of our students and campus. Your gift will help to assure that our education, research and patient care continue to be regarded as extraordinary.”

Supporters can help in several ways:

GIVE: Choose one or more areas of support. You may contribute online at If you make gifts totaling $65 or more, you’ll receive a UNMC fleece blanket to show your pride. Gifts may be made online beginning March 1.

SHARE: Spread the word and encourage others to give using #UNMCGivingDay on social media.

FOLLOW: To like and share UNMC stories, follow UNMC on Facebook at, on Instagram @UNMCFund or on Twitter at @UNMCfund.

UNMC and the University of Nebraska Foundation are seeking sponsors for the campaign. Sponsors provide challenge funds to encourage others to give. The deadline for challenge sponsors is March 17. To learn more about being a sponsor, contact Janelle Domeyer at or 402-504-3328.

Student groups have until March 17 to register to participate.

Additional information about UNMC Giving Day, options for giving and tracking the event’s progress can be found at

About the University of Nebraska Foundation

The University of Nebraska Foundation grows relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives and save lives. During the most recent fiscal year, a record 60,571 donors gave $300.6 million to the foundation to aid UNK, UNO, UNL, UNMC and its clinical partner, Nebraska Medicine, and NCTA. The foundation raises more than $7 for every $1 it spends. Only in Nebraska: A Campaign for Our University’s Future is its current campaign with a goal to raise $3 billion from 150,000 unique benefactors to support the University of Nebraska. More information is at

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