Big Thanks! We are grateful

Dear I-House Friends,Big Thanks

On this day of gratitude, we want to send a BIG THANKS TO YOU.  The Big Give numbers are inspiring: during the 24 hours of Big Give at Berkeley, our donors contributed $14,830 to International House. That is the largest number of online gifts we have ever received in a single day! Because of your support, we also won a $5,000 bonus in the Big Bang contest.

We are delighted that you made a gift in support of International House in the inaugural Big Give campaign. With this simple act of giving, you have declared your belief in educational access, academic excellence, pioneering research — and Berkeley. You have also contributed to International House’s long-term success.

By coming together on this day of giving, we are able to achieve far more for Berkeley’s students, faculty, and research than we ever could alone, and we are grateful for your participation.

Eric & Wendy Schmidt at the 2014 Gala Thanks to the generosity of alumni Eric & Wendy Schmidt, donations to International House will continue to be doubled by the Schmidt Matching Challenge!

We are fortunate to have such a wonderful community of residents, alumni, parents, and friends who understand the reasons for giving back to International House. Thank you for helping us to build a strong foundation for our future.

We’d also like to thank everyone who “shared the love” on social media with Big Give photos. Check out our Big Give, I-House Style photos on Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram.

We wish you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving!

With gratitude,

Development & Communications Team
International House Berkeley

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About Laurie Ferris

As the Communications Strategist for International House at UC Berkeley, I share stories online and in our I-House Times Newsletter. I created this blog for alumni, residents, and staff to share the I-House experience with the UC Berkeley community and beyond. If you would like to contribute a guest post, please contact me at Share the I-House love! ♥
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1 Response to Big Thanks! We are grateful

  1. Pingback: Double your Support to I-House on Giving Tuesday | I-House: Where UC Berkeley Meets the World

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