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Alumni association donates $800,000 to support student-focused initiatives

Gift presented during Waterloo campus Homecoming celebrations

The Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni Association has donated $800,000 to enhance student wellness and success initiatives at Laurier. The gift, announced during Laurier’s Waterloo campus Homecoming, will provide critical funding in four areas:

The alumni association, comprised of more than 104,000 graduates, has a longstanding history of philanthropy and mentorship. The association has contributed more than $1.9 million to support capital projects and student scholarships at Laurier since 2009. The financial commitment to the university was funded by revenue the association receives through its alumni GradVantages partnerships.

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