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Virginia Union University Kicks Off its First Crowdfunding Campaign "150 Hours of Giving"
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1482169_1434560443.5442_zps9bqjbyht.jpgToday (June 22) at 12 noon EST mark the beginning of D.J's Music Site HBCU Campaign Fund's August HBCU of the Month Virginia Union University's 150 hours of Giving.

In celebration of 150 years of serving academic excellence as an historically black university, Virginia Union University located in Richmond, Virginia has set aside the week of June 22, 2015 through June 28, 2015 to celebrate its first-ever crowdfunding campaign, 150 Hours of Giving, encouraging students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors and friends to contribute to the university.

The university is accepting donations to the following departments: School of Business, School of Education, Psychology and interdisciplinary science, School of Humanities and Social Science, School of Theology, VUU Athletics, VUU Band, VUU Choir and VUU Museum.

The 150 Hours of Giving will focus on granting opportunities for students and making college affordable and accessible. The campaign will feature Web-based social media components to engage donors.

Virginia Union is committed to making education affordable for students and keeping its promise of a limitless future. "Our goal is to pull the VUU family together to provide opportunities for more of our student," stated Dennis Washington (Vice President for Institutional Advancement).

You can support HBCU and give a gift in part of its 150 Hours of Giving through VUU's GoFundMe page here. Make sure to spread the work and celebrate Virginia Union University's 150 years of service using the hashtag #VUU150.

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Virginia Union University was named as the D.J's Music Site HBCU Campaign Fund's August HBCU of the Month Supported Institution. During their month of celebration, the organization will celebrate and honor the rich history and prestigious tradition of VUU as well as campaign to support the institution with endowment to keep it historically alive in continuing to serve academic excellence while assisting students in financial needs with scholarships.

In celebration of 150 years as well as the kick off for the 150 Hours of Giving, VUU has released an video featuring Pharrell Williams hit song "Happy," in support of how happy VUU is as an HBCU institution and as well as for your donation gifts given. You can watch the video below.



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