About the Riva Spatz Women's Wall of Honour
Where will the Riva Spatz Women’s Wall of Honour be located?
The Riva Spatz Women’s Wall of Honour will be located in a garden setting, serving as a centrepiece of the Margaret Norrie McCain Centre for Teaching, Learning and Research at Mount Saint Vincent University. It will display the names of 700 women on leaves across seven named panels. In addition, each woman will be featured on the virtual Women's Wall of Honour, where her name, photo, and inspirational story can be shared, not only with visitors of the wall, but with the world.
When will the Riva Spatz Women's Wall of Honour be unveiled?
The grand unveiling for the Riva Spatz Women's Wall of Honour will be May 29, 2015 as part of the grand opening of the Margaret Norrie McCain Centre for Teaching, Learning and Research.
Paying Tribute to my Honouree
Can I make a gift in memory of someone who has passed?
Yes, you make an in memoriam gift. If you wish, we can inform their family of the tribute.
Can I submit my honouree's vignette at a later date?
Yes, once you have made your gift, you will be given access to a secure link where you can provide the new content.
Can I change the vignette at a later date?
Yes, if you wish to change your tribute or photo you can e-mail msvu.ca with the new content.
Will my honouree be notified of her tribute?
Yes. Your honouree will be notified. You may choose to send her an e-card or present her with a certificate. If you wish, the Mount can notify your honouree with a card.
Can I remain anonymous?
Yes. As a donor, you can choose to remain anonymous. We can inform your honouree of her tribute, while respecting your anonymity.
How will my honouree’s name be displayed on the Riva Spatz Women’s Wall of Honour?
The Riva Spatz Women’s Wall of Honour will display the names of 700 women on leaves across seven named panels. In addition, each woman will be featured on the Virtual Women’s Wall of Honour, where her name, photo, and inspirational story can be shared, not only with visitors of the Wall, but with the world!
Mount Saint Vincent University reserves the right to approve the content for the virtual Women’s Wall of Honour, and will exercise the right to remove inappropriate content. Vignettes and photographs can be used by Mount Saint Vincent University in communication materials for the Riva Spatz Women's Wall of Honour.
Making Your Gift & Payment Options
Can I make a one-time gift? Yes, you can pay by VISA, MASTERCARD, cheque or cash.
Can I pay in installments?
Yes, you may choose to pay your sponsorship of $1,200 in monthly payments.
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Can a group honour a woman?
Yes, groups of individuals can honour a woman. Please send the full amount of the sponsorship to Mount Saint Vincent University at one time. Individual tax receipts can be issued when separate cheques and/or credit card information is provided by the individuals honouring woman. Please contact 902-457-6470 to discuss options.
Can an organization sponsor a woman or women?
Please contact 902-457-6470 for further information.
Is my $1,200 gift a charitable donation?
Yes, you will receive a tax receipt for the full amount of your donation.
Once I make my gift, what happens next?
Once you have made a gift/pledge, you will receive an e-mail from Mount Saint Vincent University. Here, you will be provided with a secure link to submit your honouree’s story and photograph for the Virtual Women’s Wall of Honour, as well as given access to an e-card and certificate to notify honouree. If you would prefer, the Mount can send notification to your honouree.