A Global Day Dedicated to Giving Back

For the second year, Bluefield College is joining #GivingTuesday.

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Last year, the college received more than $5,000 in gifts and pledges from the BC family. Some participated through prayer, giving time, and simply showing support for our mission.

This year, we want to triple the goal and raise $15,000. We have also partnered with the city of Bluefield, WV, and will be encouraging students, faculty, staff, and local alumni to represent BC on #GivingTuesday by serving hot chocolate at the City Park Holiday of Lights tour from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. If you are interested in serving with us on November 29, contact Josh Grubb at . To make your monetary gift online, click the link below or learn more about a new Bluefield College service, text-to-give! Designate your gift to #GivingTuesdayBC.

Make a Gift

What is #GivingTuesday?

We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, November 29, 2016, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give.

How can I support Bluefield College students on #GivingTuesday?
  • Give money – Did you know 100% of our incoming class receives some type of financial assistance from financial aid or scholarship funding? Wouldn’t it be rewarding to help fund those students’ educational journey by giving to the Annual BC Fund? The BC Fund fully supports scholarships for our students!
  • Give prayers – Our students are entering an exciting, but stressful time of their lives by attending college. They are also starting final exams in two weeks! Say a prayer for Bluefield College students today.
  • Give time – Consider serving with Bluefield College at the Holiday of Lights tour on November 29, 2016 or with a local organization where you live. We will be serving hot chocolate from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm on #GivingTuesday.
  • Give a shout out – You could help spread the word about #GivingTuesday and the opportunity that others have to support a cause on November 29, 2016.
How can I be involved?
  1. Mark your calendar and make a gift online or by text to the #GivingTuesdayBC fund on November 29, 2016.
  2. Spread the word by sharing #GivingTuesday and #GivingTuesdayBC on social media.
  3. Encourage or challenge your classmates and friends to give. Let us know if you want us to present your challenge on #GivingTuesday.

Commemorate Your Gift

For those planning to give or people who have already given, we want to commemorate your generosity with an UNselfie (or a selfless selfie). Write down on a piece of paper or on the template in our UNselfie toolkit why you give to Bluefield College. Snap a selfie with your caption in the picture, then share the UNselfie on your Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts. Be sure to use the hashtags #GivingTuesday, #GivingTuesdayBC, and #UNselfie.

In addition, send your UNselfie to and we'll post the picture on all of our social media accounts.