VINCENNES, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) – Vincennes University held its 2nd annual Blazers Give Day.

This is 24-hour giving event celebrates students and alumni.

Funds from this event will be used for scholarship programs and to expand current educational programs.

Donations will be matched up to $20,000.

Vincennes University Foundation Executive Director Kristi Deetz said that this event is important for the university to connect with alumni.

“It begins with just connecting and celebrating their successes because they are our story,” Deetz said. “For them to want to give back to an institution that is apart of their story means a lot on both sides.”