Q. What is LakersDay?

LakersDay is about community and empowerment. It’s a day when shared visions become reality through the power of philanthropy.  On April 21, your gift will help Roosevelt University launch ten student-focused initiatives for the 2022-23 academic year — all centered around academic excellence, career readiness and social justice 

Q. When is LakersDay?

LakersDay is on April 21, 2022 from midnight to 11:59 PM. However, you can make your gift any time after March 28.

Q. Who can donate?

Anyone may donate. Donations through the LakersDay online portal are tax-deductible and cannot be refunded. Contributions may be made via credit and debit card only. Donations will be received and receipted by GiveGab.

Q. What is GiveGab?

GiveGab is a nonprofit giving platform that helps nonprofits to raise money, engage donors and manage volunteers quickly and efficiently. GiveGab offers a full portfolio of simple and easy to use products that allows organizations to function in a more streamlined manner.

Q. How much of my donation goes to Roosevelt University?

GiveGab retains a 3% campaign management fee from all donations. Credit Card processing fees are an additional 2.5% + $0.30 for all major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover). You are given the option to cover the fees and if you choose this option, 100% of your online charitable gift will go to Roosevelt University. All donations are final and cannot be refunded. Any donations processed outside of LakersDay donation period, through GiveGab.com, or subsequent recurring donations are subject to transaction fees outlined on the GiveGab.com pricing page: http://info.givegab.com/pricing.

Q. Who will receive my contact information?

Roosevelt University will have access to your name and email address. This information is used solely to send thank you messages, provide the option to receive future notifications, and to notify you of future activities.

Q. Do I need to create an account with GiveGab?

No. You do not need to create an account to make a donation. The benefits of creating an account include having your tax receipts collected in one location, being able to track your donations, follow the charities you support, and engage in future volunteering and donations. Your tax receipt is emailed immediately upon processing your donation. To claim a donation as a deduction on U.S. taxes, you should retain the donation receipt as an official record.

Q. Can I make donations via a mobile device?

Yes! Simply visit lakersday.roosevelt.edu on your mobile device.