Your GivingToHoosDay donation ensures that Madison House remains an integral part of the UVA experience.
Thank you for your support!
What is GivingToHoosDay?
GivingToHoosDay is a 24-hour event on Wednesday, April 12, that encourages the entire UVA community to financially support UVA schools, departments, programs and CIOs like Madison House. This event brings together alumni, parents, students and friends to commemorate Founder’s Day and celebrate the UVA experience.
2017 marks Madison House’s second year of participating in GivingToHoosDay. Last year, Madison House raised over $55,000 to fund its student community service programming—and hopes to surpass that amount this year!
You can also track GivingToHoosDay donations to Madison House in real-time at the official Madison House GivingToHoosDay website.
Why should I give to Madison House on GivingToHoosDay?
On GivingToHoosDay, your donation makes a greater impact.
Several Madison House donors have offered to match up to $20,000 of the donations to Madison House on GivingToHoosDay, so your gift counts double!
Madison House will also be participating in several hourly “challenges” on GivingToHoosDay, which provides the opportunity to win additional cash prizes from the University.
You can help Madison House win the following prizes on GivingToHoosDay:
- $1000: Share your best UVA photo
- $1000: Random #GivingToHoosDay hashtag
- $500: Random gift made to a UVA program area (which includes Madison House!)
Your donation to Madison House, no matter the size, strengthens volunteer programs, student leadership opportunities and development, and community partnerships both on and off Grounds.
I pay UVA tuition — why should I also donate to Madison House?
Though Madison House is closely affiliated with UVA, Madison House is a contracted independent organization (CIO) and an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Costs associated with Madison House’s daily operations (program budgets, staff, building maintenance, etc.) are funded by donations from individuals and grants from foundations like the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation, or entities like Student Council.
Where does my donation to madison house go?
Madison House uses nearly 75% of donations to fund its wide variety of volunteer programs.
Costs include background checks for programs like Big Siblings, program supplies, reimbursement for driving to volunteer sites, and appreciation events like volunteer socials, Head Program Director dinners, the Program Director Summit and Goodbye Picnic.
The remaining funds raised are used for daily operations including staff and building maintenance.
How can I donate to Madison House on GivingToHoosDay?
You can make your tax-deductible donation to Madison House via the following:
Make a gift via Venmo
Madison House is on Venmo as @MadisonHouseUVA.
Be sure to leave your UVA computing ID or email address in the “What’s it for?” box that accompanies your Venmo transaction, so that we may send you a tax receipt and know to include your name on the donor honor roll.
Click the link above, or the “Donate Now” button in the upper left-hand corner of this page, and follow the form’s instructions.
Click the link above, or the “Donate Now” button in the upper left-hand corner of this page.
Underneath the “Amount” box on the online giving form, select one of the following options:
- “I would like to split this gift into multiple payments.
- “I would like to make this a recurring gift and establish a payment schedule.”
Depending on which option you choose, you can then enter the amount for your recurring donation and select the dates you will make your recurring donation, or establish a payment schedule for your pledge.
Make a gift via check
Please make your check payable to "Madison House - U.Va. Fund," and in the memo line, write “GivingToHoosDay” then drop it off or mail it to:
Attn: Melissa Fountain, Director of Development
170 Rugby Road
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Make a gift via cash
Deliver your cash donation to Madison House at the above address.