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SU System Foundation launches 'Million Dollar March' - 7/1/2014 -

The Southern University System Foundation launched a 90-day viral fundraising campaign July 1, 2014.

The Million Dollar March (MDM) endeavors to bring campaign volunteers and the business community together to secure philanthropic contributions to support the five campuses of the Southern University System. More than 100 volunteer campaign captains will solicit contributions via email, text, and social media post for the 90-day period. The Million Dollar March Campaign will end on October 1, 2014, with a one-day giving blitz. This years campaign goal is to raise $2 million dollars during the 90-day campaign cycle. The amount raised will be announced on Saturday, October 4, 2014, during the homecoming football game halftime show.

The Southern University System Foundation has already increased philanthropic contributions by 66 percent this calendar year. The Foundation and its team of volunteers are committed in helping to address the challenging financial needs of the Southern University System and its campuses.

The Mission of the Southern University System Foundation is to promote the educational and cultural welfare of the SU System by generating annual reoccurring financial support for its five campuses and the greater community.

For more information please contact Al Harrell at (225) 771-3911, (504) 358-9565, or Visit the MDM giving site here for more details.