Spread the word about Vanderbilt Giving Day on social media


Spread the word about Vanderbilt Giving Day on your personal social media platforms.
Post your own #give4thegold story on Facebook, tweet why you give back, or post a selfie or picture from your time at Vanderbilt and highlight what being a Commodore means to you!


Be sure to include #give4thegold in your posts so others can see them!

Not sure what to say? We’ve made it easy for you! Plus, be sure to participate in our social media contest for a chance to win a Vanderbilt Yeti.


Promotional posts: May 1 – June 4

  • Save the date for Vanderbilt Giving Day on June 5! Join me and #give4thegold to show your Commodore pride and support current and future students.
  • I #give4thegold because ____________________. Join me in supporting Vanderbilt and make your gift on Giving Day—June 5! vu.edu/givingday
  • Vanderbilt changed my life, and I want to pay it forward. Join me and participate in Giving Day on June 5! vu.edu/givingday #give4thegold
  • June 5 is Vanderbilt University’s Giving Day! Join me and #give4thegold to support current and future Commodores. Together, we can reach the record-setting goal of 6,300 donors in 24 hours! vu.edu/givingday
  • Where will you #give4thegold on June 5? I plan to give to __________________. Join me and make a gift of any size to the area of your choice on Vanderbilt Giving Day. vu.edu/givingday

Today is Giving Day posts: June 5

  • Vanderbilt University’s Giving Day is here and it’s time to #give4thegold! Give to the areas of VU that mean the most to you and help us reach our goals! vu.edu/givingday
  • Today is Vanderbilt’s Giving Day! We have 24 hours to #give4thegold and make a difference in the lives of students. Join me and make your gift of any size now! vu.edu/givingday
  • It’s Vanderbilt Giving Day! I #give4thegold because ____________________. Join me in supporting Vanderbilt and make your gift today. vu.edu/givingday
  • It's Vanderbilt Giving Day! We have 24 hrs to #give4thegold and make a difference in the lives of students. Join me at vu.edu/givingday
  • [INSERT SCHOOL/AREA] is [# XX] on Vanderbilt’s Giving Day leaderboard. Let’s get to #1 and #give4thegold! vu.edu/givingday
  • I #give4thegold to support [INSERT SCHOOL/AREA]. Give back to support the [SCHOOL/AREA] you love today! vu.edu/givingday
  • Stop what you’re doing and #give4thegold to support current and future students! Gifts of any size make a difference! vu.edu/givingday

Social media contest: May 21 – June 5

Help us spread the #give4thegold spirit across the globe and you could be a winner!

1. Download this sign and complete this sentence:

I #give4thegold because ____________________________________.

2. Now take a selfie and post it on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter with #give4thegold between May 21 and June 5.

3. Win! You could be one of 25 lucky Commodores to win a Vanderbilt-branded Yeti tumbler.


Be creative, be funny or inspirational—but most of all, be online June 5 and make your gift at vu.edu/givingday.