Did you know that you can support Brenau when you shop on Amazon? With Valentine’s Day only a week away, consider making a donation to Brenau while purchasing gifts for your loved ones. Go to smile.amazon.com/ch/58-0566143 and Amazon will donate to Brenau’s scholarship fund.
The Edmondson-Telford Center for Children, a children’s advocacy center serving child abuse victims in Hall and Dawson counties, will hold its annual 5K race this Sunday, Feb. 11.
As a 501c3 nonprofit, they provide forensic interview and medical examination services to suspected child abuse victims free of charge and coordinate cases of abuse with local agencies. Their mission is to be the place where trauma ends and healing begins.
August means it’s time to enroll or re-enroll your Kroger Plus card to benefit Brenau. Every time you shop with a card connected to connected to Brenau we receive a small percentage of your purchase total at no extra cost to you. Enrollment renewal is required every year, so even if you participated in 2015-2016, you must re-enroll again now.
Please visit krogercommunityrewards.com to complete your card enrollment by August 31. Brenau’s NPO number is 24919.Purchases benefit Brenau’s scholarship fund this academic year.
Kroger Marketplace at New Holland is also offering ClickList this year. Order your groceries online and pick them up curbside for a $4.99 fee. Your ClickList purchase will also count towards the charitable donation Kroger makes to Brenau when you use your enrolled Kroger Plus card. Visit Kroger.com/ClickList for more information.
You can support Brenau's annual scholarship fund by making online orders through AmazonSmile.
Did you know you can now shop Amazon and support Brenau students simultaneously by making purchases through AmazonSmile?
The online shopping service takes a percentage of your order and donates it to a charitable cause of your choosing.
You can add to Brenau’s annual scholarship fund by visiting https://smile.amazon.com/ch/58-0566143. All you have to do to is log in using your normal Amazon account and select Brenau as the recipient of your donation.
Last year, Brenau University received almost $500 for scholarships from alumni, parents, students and friends via the Kroger Community Rewards program.
As we get ready to begin a new academic year, Brenau supporters who shop at Kroger must re-link their Kroger Plus Card to Brenau before Aug. 31 in order to continue participating in this program. You do not have to set up a new Kroger.com account, just re-link your card to Brenau.
Why? Kroger has found that participants need to have an active role in order for the program to be effective.
If you have not previously enrolled, this is the perfect time to do so. Once your card is linked, Kroger will automatically credit Brenau with a percentage of your purchases every time you use your Kroger Plus Card at one of their stores.
Congratulations Brenau employees! Together we raised more than $87,000 for scholarships because 93 percent of employees participated in the Campus Campaign. Please take a moment to thank your colleagues and to celebrate.
This year’s record 93 percent participation is so close to 100 percent that we encourage those who have not yet given to donate any amount online, at https://www.brenau.edu/giving/employeegiving, or by contacting Carrie Williams at 770.534.6163. Contributions as small as one dollar help us get closer to our goal of 100 percent employee participation in the Campus Campaign. Moreover, it sends a message to our external donors and trustees that we are a united front with a lot of Golden Tiger spirit.
Nine employees were selected as lucky winners in the Campus Campaign prize drawings:
David Miller: complimentary entrée at Texas Roadhouse DeAna Peek: a gift certificate to Wang’s Chinese Restaurant Lisa Shaw: a gift certificate to El Sombrero Danielle Miller: two rounds of golf at Brasstown Valley Resort Tiffany Adams: two tickets to Ripley’s Aquarium in Gatlinburg, Tenn. Mike Lochstampfor: two tickets to Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. David Barnett: lunch for two at The Red Barn Café at Tiger Mountain Vineyards in Tiger, Ga. Brenda Hamrick: wine tour and tasting for eight at Tiger Mountain Vineyards in Tiger, Ga. Mary Shotwell: wine tour and tasting for eight at Tiger Mountain Vineyards in Tiger, Ga.
Please join us in congratulating the winners.
Thank you to everyone who participated and helped us reach this new high-water mark in our Campus Campaign.
This year’s Campus Campaign is nearing its official kickoff on Sept. 17. Last year, 85% of Brenau employees participated in the campaign and gave more than $84,000 to Brenau to support scholarships and other university initiatives. Thank you for giving.
Please remember that if you gave $100 or more, you may continue to wear jeans and a Brenau shirt on Fridays through October 31 (per the giving level you selected.) If you would like to continue this privilege, or if you are new to Brenau, sign up for this year’s campaign: Give Back to Brenau!
Thanks for supporting Brenau and our students. Pledge forms will be sent with your mid-September paycheck. Please contact Pam Fountain at 770-718-5333 or ude.uanerb@niatnuofp with any questions you have about the Campus Campaign at this time.
On Thursday, Dec. 6, thousands of people across Georgia will raise as much money as possible in a 24-hour period for nonprofits through the website www.GAgivesday.org. Brenau University is one of the nonprofit organizations participating in this event and we need your help.
Please spread the word to your family and friends that Georgia Gives Day is the perfect time to support Brenau with a gift this holiday season. Gifts may be made in honor or memory of a special person and a note will be sent to that individual or their family indicating your thoughtfulness.
It’s easy to participate. Simply visit www.GAgivesday.org, search and select Brenau (or click here) and make a donation via credit card. Every penny counts when giving back to our university. Donations can be applied to scholarships for our deserving students or to the designated fund, endowment or department of your choice. You can also specify your gift as a one time or recurring donation.
Once you’ve selected a cause and made your donation, be sure to tell your friends by sharing on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, or the outlet of your choice. Together, let’s show our pride for Brenau by supporting our students and our university!