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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!
250 Gift Goal
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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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Beautiful Home Services Case Comp Match
Beautiful Home Services is proud to support the next generation of entrepreneurs by sponsoring this year's College of Business Case Competition. President Andrew Blate '04 is issuing a challenge to his fellow business owners: Make a gift to the College of Business on Giving Day, and his company will match it dollar-for-dollar, up to $6,000. Linda Blakemore '84, President and CEO of The Gemini 3 Group, Inc., Melinda May '91, CEO of Featherstone, and Dan Clendenin '07, Vice President of Cary Street Partners LLC, each will contribute an additional $1,000 to support student entrepreneurship and research within the College of Business, bringing the total match to $9,000! Make your gift to the College of Business to double your impact through this match!
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COB 10th Birthday Match
All gifts made to the College of Business will be matched up to $10,000 by the COB Executive Advisory Board. COB alumni, give $10 for every year since you graduated!
$1,000
Double Mocha Ya Ya Match
If you know ya know. Dr. Woody Richardson will match every gift of $5 or more to the College of Business 2:1 up to $500. Help unlock an additional $1,000 to the College of Business. Current students and alumni, support the COB today and triple your impact!
$500 Goal
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$5,000
Galen deGraff 2:1 Scholarship Match
Robert J. '96 and Sarah Gildersleeve Strassheim '01 will match all Giving Day gifts 2:1 to the Galen F. deGraff Scholarship, up to $2,500. Help unlock an additional $5,000 to the Galen deGraff Scholarship. Make a gift to the scholarship and triple your impact!
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