Questions and Answers

Below you will find answers to many common questions about Hofstra Day of Giving.

What is Hofstra Day of Giving?

Hofstra Day of Giving is a 24-hour online, social media driven effort that supports the university and its programs. This fundraising challenge aims to encourage philanthropic support from alumni, parents, faculty, staff, and friends.

When is Hofstra Day of Giving?

Hofstra Day of Giving is on April 3, 2020 from 12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. EST.

How can I help spread the word about Hofstra Day of Giving?

You can help spread the word by sharing on your social media platforms.

Why should I participate in Hofstra Day of Giving?

Philanthropic support has enabled Hofstra to provide its students with transformative learning experiences as well as a well-rounded overall student experience. Whether it is enhanced scholarship support, study-abroad programs, research opportunities or engaging club activities, a gift to Hofstra directly affects the lives of students.

Is my gift tax-deductible?

Yes. The stated amount of your gift qualifies as a deductible charitable contribution. No goods or services were provided in return for your gift. If you make a gift, you will receive a receipt via mail.

What will my gift support?

This year, due to the circumstances and how the current crisis is affecting our campus, we are asking for support for the Student Emergency and Assistance Fund.

What types of credit cards do you accept?

Hofstra University accepts Visa, Mastercard, and American Express.

Can I give a gift through the mail?

Yes!  Gifts postmarked by April 3rd and specified as "Hofstra Day of Giving" will count toward the day.

Please send to:

Hofstra University
Hofstra Day of Giving
101 Hofstra University
102K Hofstra Hall
Hempstead, NY  11579

Still have questions?

Contact us at thefund@hofstra.edu