Below you will find answers to many common questions about Triumph Together 2021.
What is TRIUMPH TOGETHER?
TRIUMPH TOGETHER is a fundraising event scheduled for noon Wednesday, September 1, 2021 through 6:00PM Friday, September 3, 2021, inviting all members of Hokie Nation to come together and support our varsity sports teams. The goal is to increase Hokie Club membership from Virginia Tech alumni, faculty, staff, and fans of Virginia Tech Athletics to enable Hokie student-athletes to REACH FOR EXCELLENCE in the classroom, in competition and in the community.
When does TRIUMPH TOGETHER go LIVE?
The TRIUMPH TOGETHER giving platform will be open to receive donations at noon on September 1, and it will close at 6:00PM on September 3, allowing for 2.5 days of giving to Virginia Tech Athletic programs.
How can I participate?
Anyone can get involved with Triumph Together! By joining the Hokie Club during this time, you will make an impact. If you wish to be more involved, sign up to be an ambassador. Please also post about the Triumph Together on social media using #triumphtogether.
How can I join?
We strongly encourage you to make your gift online. This is the only way to assure that your gift will qualify for matches and challenges taking place throughout the event. To give by phone, you may call (540) 231-6618. You can make a gift to support the Hokie Scholarship Fund or any of our 22 varsity sport programs and other athletic initiatives. You may make a gift to more than one area in the same transaction! When you make your gift you could also earn matching funds to support it. Then, share your experience! Post about it on social media. Email it. Encourage your friends to match your gift. Encouraging others to participate guarantees success.
I am a current donor. Will my Triumph Together gift receive Hokie Club priority points?
Yes! Any giving during TRIUMPH TOGETHER will be processed and will count toward active Hokie Club member's giving for Drive Year 2022. If you have questions regarding your gift, please call our office at (540) 231-6618 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Will giving during TRIUMPH TOGETHER count toward my scholarship seating requirements for football/men's basketball?
As long as you make your gift to the Hokie Scholarship Fund during TRIUMPH TOGETHER, your contribution will go toward any scholarship seating requirements for your football/men's basketball seating and parking for 2022-23. PLEASE NOTE: sport-specific giving is greatly appreciated and is reflected in your cumulative giving points for your Hokie Club Priority Point standing, but does NOT count toward any scholarship seating requirements for football/men's basketball.
Is my contribution tax deductible?
Your gift to the Virginia Tech Foundation, which acts as the depository for the Virginia Tech Athletic Fund, is tax deductible as provided by law. For any portion of your gift not applied to a per-seat contribution for athletic tickets, we acknowledge that no goods or services were provided in consideration for your donation. We encourage donors to seek their own tax and legal counsel in matters related to charitable giving.
Is there a minimum donation?
You can make a gift of $25 or more to participate in TRIUMPH TOGETHER and be counted as a Hokie Club member.
How can I contact the Hokie Club with giving-related questions?
Call us at (540) 231-6618 or email email@example.com.