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Purdue breaks 'Day of Giving' Record.... Again!

Student works an event during 2018 Purdue Day of Giving Student works an event during 2018 Purdue Day of Giving

It's all thanks in part to an astonishing $7 million donation to the college of engineering!

Posted: Apr. 24, 2019 10:34 PM
Updated: Apr. 24, 2019 10:48 PM

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI)- Purdue University has set yet another record. Before the clock struck midnight in its annual 'Day of Giving,' the school already surpassed last year's record setting $37.6 million.

It's all thanks in part to an astonishing $7 million donation to the College of Engineering!

That's put the school at the top of the donation leaderboard Wednesday night.

The total across campus is now roughly $39 million.

You may remember last year's total was not just a record for Purdue, it was the all-time collegiate record for fundraising in a single day.

If you want to be part of the giving, click here. You have until midnight Wednesday night! 

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