Correction: A previous version of this article stated that on Elon Day, $3 million was raised. The correct number is $3.5 million. Elon News Network regrets this error.

Elon Day is celebrated annually and raises money for Elon University. Donations go toward athletics, academics, study abroad, student organizations and more. This year, 4,988 gifts were made and 17 new endowments were created. Over $3.5 million was raised from alumni, family and other donors for 168 campus funds. 

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  • Total amount raised: $3,513,081
  • Total number of donations: 4,988
  • Endowments created: 17
  • Places, organizations impacted: 168