Help OKWU go further by contributing to OKWU Give Week!

In 2020, we created #OKWUGiveDay to celebrate the generosity of the OKWU community and to support the future of Oklahoma Wesleyan University. This year, we have decided to keep the fun going with OKWU Give Week!

On April 8-12, we are asking our family of alumni and friends to come together and support the Annual Fund and secure a $100,000 matching gift toward the renovation of Wesley Hall!

With your help, we can accomplish these goals and make an immediate tangible impact on the lives of current and future OKWU students.

April 8-12, 2024

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HOW TO GET INVOLVED

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Pray for OKWU

We serve a God who owns the cattle on a thousand hills. Join us in prayer that God will open the right doors at the right time as we continue to raise funds for the NOW Campaign. If you are interested in how to pray more specifically, consider joining President Dunn’s Prayer Team here.

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Share the Projects With Others

Check out our Social Media Kit for ideas on how you can spread the word about Give Week. Tell a friend, check in on an old classmate – big things are happening, and we want people to know about it!

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Partner With Us

And of course, if you are ready to make a contribution, we invite you to give! You can give online, over the phone by calling 918-335-6243, or by mailing a check.

Ways To Give

Credit Card by Phone:

Contact Alyssa Wade at 918-335-6243

Give by Check:

Make check payable to Oklahoma Wesleyan University. Note “Give Week” in the memo line.

Mail to:
Oklahoma Wesleyan University
Attn: Business Office
2201 Silver Lake Road Bartlesville, OK 74006

*If possible, when providing a large donation, please send payment by check to ensure OKWU receives a full donation. When using a credit card, the university pays a percentage fee which is deducted from the donation. (i.e. A $5,000 donation would be $4,875.00 after fees.) If paying via credit card is still the most convenient for you, we understand and are grateful for your generosity.

Social Media Kit

How can you help? Here are a few ways to support #OKWUGiveWeek:

  1. Reach Out Personally – Personally text or call five family members or friends and start a conversation! Share about the importance of OKWU Give Week and the impact they can make on students’ lives through scholarship funding. Then, invite them to donate by sending them a link to https://www.okwu.edu/giveweek 
    Example: “Hey NAME! Oklahoma Wesleyan University is having a Give Week on April 8-12. They are raising money to fund student scholarships and strengthen programs. Would you be interested in joining me by giving to OKWU?” 
  2. Share Your ExperienceDid you have a favorite class, professor, or coach? What about a funny story from life in OKWU’s dorms? We’d love to hear about it! And don’t forget to share your OKWU story on social media with the hashtag #OKWUGiveWeek!
  3. Share OKWU’s Posts – Follow @OKWUniv on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn to share our Give Week posts! 

We recommend that you post on April 7th, the day before Give Week.

What Students are saying about #OKWUGiveWeek:

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“Thank you! Continue supporting
OKWU because you are changing
the life of every student here.” 

Taylor Smith (Junior, Chemistry)

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“Financial support was literally an answer to prayer. By you giving, whatever it was, you really helped me grow into the woman of God that he’s called me to be.” 

Summer Smith (English Education ’22)

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“The Presidential Leadership Scholarship gave me enough funds to attend OKWU. I knew, based on how many doors opened, that God wanted me here… Thank you!”  

Gabi Moore (Elementary Education ’22)

Frequently Asked Questions

What is #OKWUGiveWeek?

Give Week is  an opportunity for the larger OKWU community to support student scholarship by giving to OKWU’s Annual Fund. It’s also a week for gratitude by our students to the university’s donors.

Our world has never needed OKWU graduates like it does right now, and your support means more than ever. When you give to #OKWUGiveWeek: 

    • You provide scholarships for students and help ensure that an OKWU education is attainable to all. 
    • You help OKWU continue to grow and expand into the future. 
    • You help our students reach their full potential and prepare them to be the next generation of leaders in businesses, ministries, organizations, and communities across the globe.

When is it?

This event takes place April 8-12, 2024 – but you don’t have to wait until then! You can support our students at any time. Give today and mark your donation “Give Week.”

Who can participate?

Anyone! We encourage all alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff, and friends of OKWU to participate by making a gift. Every donation counts, of any size – together, we can propel OKWU forward!

Where does the money go?

Your donation goes to the OKWU Annual Fund, which helps the university provide scholarships and financial aid to students who might otherwise not be able to attend. You can rest easy that your money is making a difference in the life of an OKWU Eagle.

What if I've already made a gift this year or in the past?

Thank you! You’ve already made a huge difference, and we’re incredibly grateful. If you’re able, we encourage you to donate again during this exciting day – together, we can unlock the matching gift promise and maximize all of our donations.

How can I give?

We accept donations on our website, by mail, or over the phone. 

Who can I contact with questions?

If you have questions about your Give Week donation – or want to know more about how you can get involved – contact us at creative.impact@okwu.edu.

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