Frequently asked questions

What is WNEgives?

WNEgives is Western New England University’s community giving day – an opportunity for alumni, students, parents, employees, and friends to join forces in celebrating Western New England and the impact that can be made through each individual's support.

When is WNEgives?

In honor of the University’s founding year, WNEgives will begin on Tuesday, March 10 at 8:00 a.m. and conclude after 1,919 minutes, Wednesday, March 11 at 3:59 p.m.

Why is WNEgives different than any other day?

Gifts made during WNEgives have the opportunity to earn bonus funds for different areas and featured programs here at Western New England University. This means your gift has the opportunity to go further and make an even bigger impact.

Yes, we know that not all donors’ schedules may allow them to participate on March 10 and March 11. You can make a gift online or by mail in advance of WNEgives. Please be sure to indicate “WNEgives” in the comments section.

Is my credit card payment secure?

Yes, Western New England University uses a secure, off-site payment processor called Stripe to process our credit card transactions.

Will my WNEgives gift be tax-deductible?

Yes. Your gift is tax-deductible. You will receive an email confirmation for gifts made through this site. In addition, you will receive a receipt through the mail.

How can I help spread the word?

Your support will make WNEgives a success. Post about WNEgives with the hashtag #WNEgives on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, and make sure to tell your friends about this fun and inspiring day for all Golden Bears to make a difference. Want to make an even bigger difference? Sign up to be a Social Ambassador at here.

How can I get in touch?

Call us at 413.782.1523 or email us at