Aberdeen benefits from the engagement of faculty, staff, and students in the community. Based upon assumptions derived from the U.S. Census Bureau and the Points of Light Foundation regarding donation amounts and volunteerism rates by age, income level, and employment status, it is estimated that staff, faculty, and students give an estimated $310,365 annually in charitable donations and volunteer for nearly 52,841 hours, valued at over $1.2 million. In FY 19, the combined impact of charitable giving and volunteerism totaled more than $1.6 million. These benefits were in addition to Northern’s $180.7 million annual economic impact. NSU Gives Back 15