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Big Give 2024

March 13, 2024 - March 14, 2024

The sixth annual Big Give, New York Tech’s 1,955-minute online giving campaign, will take place from Wednesday, March 13, 2024 at 3:25 p.m. to Thursday, March 14, 2024 at 11:59 p.m.

All New York Tech campuses are invited to participate in support of our ambitious students, encouraging them to do, make, heal, innovate, and reinvent the future.

Every gift to New York Tech makes a difference to every student, every day.

Please direct questions to Rebecca Vicente, director of annual giving and campaign operations, at rvicente@nyit.edu.

BIG GIVE EVENTS

  • Feb. 13 to March 13: Vancouver Walk to New York
  • March 8: Long Island Fit Physicians Walk/Run
  • March 10: Jonesboro Fit Physicians 5K
  • March 12: Vancouver Staff Luncheon
  • March 12: SoAD Big Give Pre-Party
  • March 13: Faculty and Staff Receptions
  • March 13: Alumni Reception in New York City
  • March 13: Mozzarella Making Class & Wine Tasting
  • March 13: Vancouver Alumni Wine and Cheese
  • March 14: Alumni Reception on Long Island

Expand the links below for more information and to register.

Vancouver Walk to New York

February 13 - March 13, 2024

For the Big Give 2024, 18 members of the Vancouver staff and faculty will be virtually walking to New York, approximately 4815 km or 6,714,347 steps. You can pledge your support to one of our walkers or make a general donation to the Vancouver Cares Fund this Big Give. Every gift, no matter the size, makes a difference for our students.

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Long Island Fit Physicians Walk

Friday, March 8, 2024
5 p.m. EST
Meet outside Riland Hall

Join us for the annual Fit Physicians Walk in support of the Big Give. All participants will receive a drawstring bag and socks. A minimum donation of $20 to the NYITCOM Fit Physicians Program is requested to register.

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Jonesboro Fit Physicians 5K

Sunday, March 10, 2024
5 p.m. CST
Craighead Forest Pavilion 1

Join us for the third annual Fit Physicians 5K in support of the Big Give. We will have snacks and door prizes following the fun. A minimum donation of $20.16, in honor of the opening year (2016) of the NYITCOM at Arkansas State University program, is requested to register. Faculty, staff, students, and friends are welcome to attend.

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Vancouver Staff Luncheon

Tuesday, March 12, 2024
2925 Virtual Way, Suite 310
12:15 p.m. PT

Vancouver faculty and staff are invited to kick off the Big Give with a luncheon at the Broadway Tech campus. A minimum donation of $15 CAD is requested to attend. Big Give socks will be available for those making gifts of $25 CAD or more. Raffle baskets and a 50/50 will also be available.

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SoAD Big Give Pre-Party

Tuesday, March 12, 2024
2-6 p.m. ET

Long Island: Ed Hall Front Lobby
New York City:1855 Broadway, 11th Floor, Outside Dean's Office

We’re getting things started a little bit early in 2024 with a Big Give Pre-Party with the School of Architecture and Design students in New York City. Make a gift, enter a raffle, and join in the fun! Prizes will include New York Tech swag bags and more! You’ll also have a chance to give thanks to our generous donors with our annual “Thank-a-Thon".

Faculty and Staff Receptions

Faculty and Staff Receptions
Wednesday, March 13, 2024
4:30 - 6 p.m. EST

Long Island campus
NYIT de Seversky Mansion

New York City campus
The Empire Rooftop, 44 W 63rd St, New York, N.Y.

Join friends and colleagues to kick off the sixth annual Big Give on March 13. Leave the office early, enjoy drinks and hors d'oeuvres, and pick up your limited-edition socks! Registration requires making a gift of $19.55 or more to New York Tech. Attending the reception on our Long Island campus? Go Big with an additional donation of $40 or more to join a private mozzarella making class and wine tasting. Every participant will receive fresh mozzarella to take home. Or go even BIGGER with an additional donation of $100 or more to attend the private mozzarella making class and be entered into a raffle to win a private-chef dinner at your home for you and nine of your friends.

Joining us in New York City?
Make a gift of $100 or more and be entered into a grand prize raffle to win a private interior design consultation from Interior Design Department Chair Florencia Vetcher. (Valued at approx. $750.)

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Alumni Reception in New York City

Wednesday, March 13, 2024
5-7 p.m. EST
The Empire Rooftop
44 W 63rd St
New York, N.Y.

Join fellow alumni and friends in celebrating the sixth annual Big Give with a networking reception in New York City. To attend the event, please make a donation of $19.55 or more in support of the Big Give. The sixth edition of socks will be available for pick up at the event.

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Mozzarella Making Class - Alumni & Friends registration only

Mozzarella Making Class - Alumni & Friends registration only
Wednesday, March 13, 2024
5:30 - 7 p.m. EST

Long Island campus
NYIT de Seversky Mansion

Join alumni and friends at the historic NYIT de Seversky Mansion for the unique opportunity to learn how to make fresh mozzarella from the de Seversky chefs along with a wine tasting to celebrate the Big Give. Each participant will get fresh mozzarella to take home along with their Big Give socks!

Registration link coming soon.

Vancouver Alumni Wine and Cheese

Wednesday, March 13, 2024
2925 Virtual Way, Suite 180
6:30 p.m. PT

Alumni are invited back to the Vancouver campus for an opportunity to network and reconnect over fine wines and cheeses while support the sixth annual Big Give. A minimum donation of $10 CAD is requested to attend. Big Give socks will be available for those making gifts of $25 CAD or more. Donations of $30 CAD or more, will receive a tumbler and Big Give socks. Donations of $50 CAD or more, will receive a tumbler, bag, scarf, and Big Give socks. Raffle baskets and a 50/50 will also be available.

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Alumni Reception on Long Island

Thursday, March 14, 2024
6 - 8 p.m. EST
Bowlero
199 E Jericho Turnpike
Mineola, NY 11501

Join fellow alumni and friends in celebrating the sixth annual Big Give with a networking reception on Long Island. To attend the event, please make a donation of $19.55 or more in support of the Big Give. The sixth edition of socks will be available for pick up at the event.

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Big Give, Give Back



There are a variety of ways New York Tech students across all campuses can participate in the sixth annual Big Give.
  • Make a gift online via nyit.edu/biggive or at one of the Big Give tables, and be entered into raffles to win swag and much more.
  • Make your Class of 2024: Final Roar gift of $20.24 on March 13 or 14 and:
    • Be entered into raffle for an additional Commencement Ticket.
    • Receive your spirit box, including the limited-edition Big Give socks.
  • Record a thank you video at one of the Big Give tables.
  • Spread the word about the Big Give via social media.
  • Visit Suite 310 on the Vancouver campus to participate in a chance to win raffle baskets or a 50/50.

Table Locations:
Long Island: Harry J. Schure Hall Lobby, Salten Hall Lobby, Serota Hall Lower Lobby
New York City: 1855 Broadway Lobby
Jonesboro: TBD
Vancouver: 2925 Virtual Way, Suite 310

Attention Class of 2024!



You can celebrate the sixth annual Big Give by signing up for the Class of 2024: Final Roar, our annual celebration of the graduating class and class gift fundraiser.

By making your gift to the Final Roar Class Gift, you will receive a spirit box with limited-edition swag to jump start your journey as New York Tech alumni, a pair of the sixth edition Big Give socks, and entered into a raffle to win one additional guest ticket to this year's 63rd Commencement Ceremony. There are 12 chances to win!
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Additional events and ways to participate in the sixth annual Big Give will be added over the next few weeks.