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Upcoming Events


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Mary Louise Holmes '97 Challenge for 1,908 gifts
When we reach 1,908 gifts, in honor of our founding year, Mary Louise Holmes '97 will make a gift of $5,000 to the Fund for Mary Washington. Make your gift today and help us reach 1,908 gifts to unlock an additional $5,000!
1,908 Gift Goal
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$10,000
Farrell First-Time Donor Challenge
Lynne ’62 and Paul Farrell are issuing a special challenge to inspire new donors to support Mary Washington. If we receive gifts from 1,000 first-time donors on Giving Day, we will unlock the Farrells’ $10,000 gift to the Fund for Mary Washington! This is the most ambitious Giving Day goal we have ever set, and we’re counting on our new donors—alumni, parents, students, family members, faculty, staff, and friends of the University—to unlock this challenge gift! Gifts of all amounts count toward the challenge—just be sure to select "Yes" when asked if this is your first-ever gift to the University when you make your gift!
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$5,000
Philo Funk Rosenfeld ’72, 3000 Gifts Challenge
When we reach our goal of 3,000 gifts on Mary Wash Giving Day, Philo Funk Rosenfeld ‘72 will make a gift of $5,000 to the Fund for Mary Washington . Make your gift today and help us reach 3,000 gifts to unlock an additional $5,000!
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$2,500
Margaret Birch '79 New Donor Challenge
When 250 alumni make their first-ever gift to UMW, a gift of $2,500 to the Fund for Mary Washington will be unlocked from alumna Margaret Birch '79. Alumni, make your first-ever gift and help unlock an additional $2,500 for our students!
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$1,500
Young Alumni Council New Donor Challenge
When 150 young alumni (classes of 2010-2019) make their first-ever gift to UMW, the members of the Young Alumni Council will make a $1,500 gift to the Fund for Mary Washington! Be one of the 150 to unlock this challenge!
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$1,000
Lee ’04 and Karli Murray ’05 Married Alumni Challenge:
When 50 gifts are received from alumni who are married to other alumni, Lee and Karli will give $1,000 to the Fund for Mary Washington! Married alumni, make your gift to any area to help unlock an extra $1,000 to benefit students!
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$1,000
Class of 2020 Challenge
Vice President for Advancement and University Relations Lisa Jamison Bowling '89 is issuing a challenge to the senior class. When 100 gifts are received from members of the Class of 2020 on Mary Wash Giving Day, Lisa will give $1,000 to the Fund for Mary Washington.
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$25,000
Dr. Theresa and Dr. Bill Crawley 70’s Challenge
Dr. Theresa Young Crawley ‘77 and Dr. William B. Crawley, Jr. are challenging alumni from the 1970s! If 100 alumni from the 1970s make a gift on Mary Wash Giving Day, it will unlock a $25,000 gift from the Crawleys to support scholarships at Mary Washington.  Make your gift today and help increase the impact of your gift!
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Dean’s Internship Grants Match
The College of Arts and Sciences Advisory Board will match all gifts made to Dean’s Internship Grants up to $10,000. This initiative helps us better support our students who gain experience through unpaid internships. Make your gift today to support these students and double your impact! To qualify for this match, choose "College of Arts and Sciences" as your Area of Support and "Dean’s Internship Grants" as your Fund Designation.
$7,500
Carol Hewitt Guida ’69 Classics, Philosophy and Religion 2:1 Match
Carol Hewitt Guida ‘69 will match all gifts to the Classics, Philosophy and Religion (CPR) Department 2:1, up to $3,750. For every $1 you give, Carol will give $2, tripling your impact on students majoring in CPR, resulting in an extra $7,500 for the department! To designate your gift to the department and qualify for this double-match, choose “College of Arts and Sciences” as your Area of Support and “Classics, Philosophy and Religion” as your Fund Designation.
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English Scholarship Match
Lucy Lutterbie ’70 will match all gifts to the Carlton Lutterbie Scholarship up to $6,000. For every $1 you give, Lucy will double your impact on students majoring in English. To designate your gift to the scholarship and qualify for this match, choose “College of Arts and Sciences” as your Area of Support and “English-Carlton R. Lutterbie Jr. Scholarship” as your Fund Designation.
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Come Together with Dick Palmeiri for World Regional Geography
Professor Dawn Bowen will match all gifts to the Geography Alumni Scholarship from 7 to 10 a.m., up to $1,000. To qualify for this match, select "College of Arts and Sciences" as your Area of Support and "Geography Alumni Scholarship" as your Fund Designation.
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Tales of Tornados and Terrains in the Physical Geography Lab
Professors Joe Nicholas and Jackie Gallagher will match all gifts to the Geography Alumni Scholarship from 10 a.m. to noon, up to $1,000. To qualify for this match, select "College of Arts and Sciences" as your Area of Support and "Geography Alumni Scholarship" as your Fund Designation.
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The Marshall Bowen’s best stories come together with maps of North America
Glenn Markwith ’76 will match all gifts to the Geography Alumni Scholarship from noon to 2 p.m., up to $1,000. To qualify for this match, select "College of Arts and Sciences" as your Area of Support and "Geography Alumni Scholarship" as your Fund Designation.
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Get Out!  Stories from the Field
Professors Caitie Finlayson, Melina Patterson, and Steve Hanna will match all gifts to the Geography Alumni Scholarship from 2 to 6 p.m., up to $1,000. To qualify for this match, select "College of Arts and Sciences" as your Area of Support and "Geography Alumni Scholarship" as your Fund Designation.
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Nights in the Cart Lab: Terrifying Tales of Air Photos and GIS
Patty Mims ’92 will match gifts to the Geography Alumni Scholarship from 6 to 10 p.m., up to $1,000. To qualify for this match, select "College of Arts and Sciences" as your Area of Support and "Geography Alumni Scholarship" as your Fund Designation.
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Littlefield Geography Match
Keith '79 and Ellen Erskine Littlefield '79 are matching ALL gifts to the Geography Alumni Scholarship! To qualify for this match, choose "College of Arts and Sciences" as your Area of Support and "Geography Alumni Scholarship" as your Fund Designation. DOUBLE your impact with your gift to support Geography students!
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Jack and Mary Lou Kramer Match for Political Science and International Affairs
Professor Jack Kramer and his wife Mary Lou will match all gifts to the Political Science and International Affairs department on Mary Wash Giving Day, up to $2,020. This is your chance to DOUBLE your impact! To qualify for this match, choose "College of Arts and Sciences" as your Area of Support and "Political Science and International Affairs Department" as your Fund Designation.
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Colin Jennings ’13 Economics Match
Colin Jennings ’13 will match all giving day gifts made to the Economics Department up to $2,000. Make your gift early to the Economics Department to have your gift doubled! To qualify for this match, select "College of Arts and Sciences" as your Area of Support and "Economics Department" as your Fund Designation.
$1,000
Colin Jennings ’13 Econ Alumni Challenge
When the Economics Department receives its 8th gift from alumni, Colin will make a gift of $1,000 to the Economics Department. Alumni, make your gift to the Economics Department to help unlock an additional $1,000! To qualify for this match, select "College of Arts and Sciences" as your Area of Support and "Economics Department" as your Fund Designation.
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Sierra Club $1,000 Match
The Sierra Club will match dollar-for-dollar any gift made to Earth and Environmental Science up to $1,000. Get your gift in early to have your gift doubled!
$1,000
ELC Chair Challenge
When the Department of English, Linguistics, and Communication receives its 50th gift on Giving Day, the Chair of the Department, Professor Gary Richards, will make a $1,000 gift to the Department. Support the Department of English, Linguistics, and Communication and help unlock an additional $1,000!
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