CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Hoos Giving Day, the Virginia Athletics Foundation’s Giving Day, will take place from Thursday, April 11 at 9 a.m. to Friday, April 12 at 7 p.m. for 34 hours to celebrate Virginia’s 34 NCAA Championship Team Titles. This includes the fourth-consecutive women’s swimming and diving team title won on Saturday, March 23.

Virginia Field Hockey Head Coach Ole Keusgen reiterates the importance of donor support and Hoos Giving. “Gifts to the Virginia Athletics Foundation impact our student-athletes every day and provide opportunities to young women and men could not be offered without the generosity of our donors. It also allows us as coaches to create an environment for our students to grow and succeed.”

These 34 hours serve as a time for alumni, donors, fans, parents, and friends to celebrate not only the 34 NCAA Championship team titles, but every one of Virginia’s athletics programs that finds success in the classroom, in competition, and in the community.  To make a gift, click here or contact the Virginia Athletics Foundation at 434.982.5555. Contributions to Hoos Giving support athletics scholarships and sport-specific operational budgets.

Contributions to Hoos Giving support athletics scholarships and sport-specific operational budgets.

“Together, we can ensure that Virginia Athletics remains amongst the nation’s elite. I encourage you to demonstrate your love for Virginia by joining the thousands of others who are shaping the future of our varsity sport programs by making a gift in support of our deserving student-athletes via the Virginia Athletics Foundation’s Hoos Giving Day campaign.” said Kevin Miller, Executive Director of the Virginia Athletics Foundation and Deputy Athletics Director.

About the Virginia Athletics Foundation
Virginia Athletics Foundation (VAF) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. Through its fundraising efforts, VAF supports the athletics program at the University of Virginia by providing student-athletes the opportunity to achieve academic and athletic excellence. VAF and its 10,000+ donors support all 316.6 athletic scholarships (the maximum allowed by NCAA), sport-specific operational costs, awards, and facilities. Over the last five years, the foundation has averaged $66M annually in total gifts. The VAF includes a staff of 27 full-time employees.