This section contains the basic elements needed to start talking about UConn Gives and UConn Health Gives. Download the UConn Gives or UConn Health Gives logo, use the boilerplate message below, and start sharing! We’ve provided some key messages to help you get started.



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Boilerplate Messaging

Huskies everywhere know that UConn is committed to providing an exceptional education for students. During UConn Gives, a 36-hour giving initiative on April 17-18, alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff, and friends worldwide come together to give back and celebrate what they care about at UConn. Join in and show your support at

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Key Messages

Add these key points to your communication material, or use them as a starting point in crafting your own messages.

  • UConn Gives/UConn Health Gives is a 36-hour giving initiative that brings UConn Nation together to support and celebrate what they care about at UConn.
  • Go all paws in on April 17-18! Make a gift at Spread the word using #UConnGives.
  • At #UConnGives, you can maximize the impact of your gift through dollar-for-dollar matches and challenges.
  • Support UConn’s commitment to excellence by giving at during UConn Gives/UConn Heath Gives, April 17-18.

Social Media

Utilize the power of social media to get your network excited about UConn Gives and UConn Health Gives. Reach your followers on any social platform using elements below.



Make your social media posts visually impactful with these UConn Gives and UConn Health Gives. images. 


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Sample Posts

Need some inspiration for your social posts? Check out these samples that you can use or adapt for your social media outreach.


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Social Media FAQ

Need more information? Check out our list of frequently asked questions regarding the social strategy for UConn Gives and social media best practices.


Email and Web

Speak directly to those in your network through email or provide broad access to your UConn Gives or UConn Health Gives. project on your website. Below you’ll find UConn Gives web button and email templates.


Web Buttons

Make it easy for your supporters to give. Add a button on your website that directly links to your project.

Copy and paste the following code into the back end of your website:

<a class=”btn btn-danger” role=”button” href=”YOUR DIRECT LINK” target=”_blank”>GIVE NOW</a>


Email Samples

Copy, paste, and customize these email samples to share with those in your network.



Giving Page SEtup Directions

For project leads: use these directions to set up your giving page for UConn Gives or UConn Health Gives!



Web Banners

Make a splash on the homepage of your website with one of the provided web banners. Don’t forget to link to



Going all in with all marketing channels for UConn Gives or UConn Health Gives? Below you’ll find everything you need for print marketing, tv monitors and presentations, and video.

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UConn Alumni will be posting videos to their social media account you can share. If you would like to share a video to another source all videos can be found on the UConn Gives playlist on our YouTube channel.


Showing gratitude for your donors is a crucial part of UConn Gives. Below you’ll find sample language for print, email, and social media, and best practices for thanking your supporters.


Best Practices

View tips from the Foundation on language, channel, timing, and more.



Sample Letters

Sending a personal note is the best way to thank a donor. View a sample letter to get started.


ADditional Resources

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General FAQ

Need more information? Check out our list of frequently asked questions regarding UConn Gives and UConn Health Gives.


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Overview Workshop

Miss the UConn Gives workshop? Need a refresher on the information covered? Don’t worry! View the workshop slides here.



Champion Recruitment Guide

Find your ambassadors to help you spread the word!



How to Become a Champion

Learn how to sign up to be a UConn Gives or UConn Health Gives Champion

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Download Quick Start Guide


Matches and Challenges Pledge Form

To create a match or challenge for a participating group, complete the UConn Gives pledge form and submit it to [email protected]. Pledge forms must be received by April 1.