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Giving to VSU has never been easier!

We're excited about the rollout of our Mobile Giving initiatives that allow you to support VSU using your cellphone. Text-to-Give is a great way to give "on the fly"; just follow the quick steps below to donate $10 by adding it to your phone bill or prepaid balance. Mobile Giving allows you to give more than $10 utilizing a similar process that instead directs you to our secure giving portal. And be on the lookout for Mobile Pledging at special events, where we race against the clock to send donations through the roof!


Text to Give- Donating by text is quick and easy:

  1. Text "vsugive" to "20222" (compose a new text message; type 20222 in the phone number/recipient box; type vsugive in the message box; press send).
  2. You will then receive a confirmation text.
  3. Follow your carrier's instructions to confirm gift (usually by replying "yes" or with your billing zipcode).

Your one-time donation will appear as a $10.00 
tax-deductible amount on your phone bill (donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law, assuming no goods or services were provided in exchange for your contribution). You can donate up to three times per month. (Verizon customers may donate up to five times per month). All donations must be authorized by the account holder. All charges are billed by and payable to your mobile service provider. All donations must be authorized by the account holder. User must be age 18 or older or have parental permission to participate. By texting YES, the user agrees to the terms and conditions. Service is available on most carriers. Message & Data Rates May Apply. Donations are collected for the benefit of “Virginia State University” by the Mobile Giving Foundation and subject to the terms found at www.hmgf.org/t. 

Mobile GIVing- DONATING larger amounts securely using your phone:

  1. Text "vsugive" to "56512" (compose a new text message to “56512”; insert “vsugive” as the message and hit send).
  2. You will then receive a text that contains a link to our secure giving portal.
  3. Click the link to fulfill your gift using your credit or debit card.

Privacy Notice

You have the right to "opt-out" of receiving correspondences from Virginia State University. When you are requested to provide Personal Information (eg. Mailing address, phone number and/or email address) on this Web Site and/or through our services (text marketing, mobile giving, e-newsletters), you may then elect, or not elect, to receive promotional correspondences from Virginia State University.

Opt out by sending an e-mail to university_relations@vsu.edu. In this e-mail, please identify which Virginia State University service you are referring to (or all of them) and indicate: (i) you would like to opt-out of receiving ALL promotional correspondences (including, for example, e-mail offers), or you would like to receive correspondences only through preferred mediums (eg. e-mail, postal mail, short message service (SMS), or by phone); AND/OR (ii) you would like to opt-out of Virginia State University e-newsletters. You may also opt-out of Virginia State University e-mails by clicking on the opt-out link within the promotional correspondence you receive, or opt-out of an SMS correspondence or Premium SMS Services by texting "STOP" to the shortcode 20222. Please understand that if you opt-out of receiving promotional e-mails or SMS, we may still contact you by e-mail in connection with your account with us or to provide you with important information about Virginia State University or this Web Site.

Your personal information will be used exclusively by Virginia State University; and never shared with, sold, or transferred to any third parties.

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