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University of Memphis COVID-19 Student Emergency Fund

Raised toward our $10,000 Goal
124 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on June 30, at 11:55 PM CDT
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160% and Counting...

May 22, 2020

Our generous Tiger family continues to come together to support our students in need. During this critical time, the average award to our students has gone up 37%. Thank you for the outpouring of support you've shown our Tiger students.Tigers always have and always will pull together to take care of each other.  Please share our story on your social media page and with your friends so we can help even more students. We are still driven still doing.  Go Tigers! 

Support Our Tiger Family

May 14, 2020

Thanks to the support of our Tiger friends and family we have surpassed our goal of $10,000! 42 students (and counting) have received support for housing, utilities, childcare, and other needs. But there are more students in need of emergency funds and the average request amount has gone up 37%.


Every gift makes a difference and shows our students that they are not alone during this crisis.

We Asked.. You Answered

May 14, 2020
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Because of You... We will Roar

May 08, 2020

We are more than 80% of our way to achieve our goal because of you! Your gift has provided much needed support to students during these uncertain times. It goes to show that we are still driven, still doing. 


Let's keep the MomentUM going to achieve the last stretch of our goal! 

UMAA Board Votes to Raise $5,000 for UofM COVID-19 Student Emergency Fund

April 20, 2020

The University of Memphis Alumni Association (UMAA) Board has committed to raise $5,000 for this campaign. Additionally, one of the board members has committed to match up to $5,000 of those funds. UMAA and the entire UofM community are excited for this opportunity to support our students.

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Comfort Tiger

Provides one night of emergency housing for a homeless student.


Bronze Tiger

Provides a month-long MATA bus pass to a student in need of transportation.


Silver Tiger

Provides an online access code or book for a student who needs to be able to complete their homework.


Gold Tiger

Provides utility assistance to a student who has received a cutoff notice.


Platinum Tiger

Provides rent/mortgage assistance to a student who lost their job due to COVID-19.


Diamond Tiger

Allows the fund to make awards to students as soon as possible and without fear of funding running out.

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