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In the Spirit of Giving

"I gave today" signs
(Jessica Bartlett / University Photographer)

Giving Day at Trinity Commons on Monday, November 27, 2017 in Chico, Calif. (Jessica Bartlett/University Photographer/CSU Chico)

“I care about my students!”

“The Wildcat community shaped me into who I am today.”

“I know the community at Chico State would do anything to help me.”

The reasons were varied and the causes were plenty as students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends rallied together to show how ‘Cats Give Back on Chico State Giving Day. The final results are still being tallied, but this passion and enthusiasm from our Wildcats resulted in nearly 2,100 gifts of $212,867, plus $46,000 in matching gifts for a grand total of $258,867. (Status update: results amounted to a total of $297,514)

Chico State’s first coordinated 24-hour fundraising blitz united the entire Wildcat family to support the University’s community and programs.

Many took to social media to show their support. Here are just a few reasons #CatsGiveBack: