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Jay and Miriam's 540 Challenge
Show your love for the 540 (F'burg's area code, in case you forgot)! Jay Sinha '07 and Miriam McCue '16 are calling on their fellow alums (pun intended) to give on Giving Day. If we reach 540 gifts by 9:00 a.m., we will unlock their $1,540 gift to UMW. Get up early with Jay and Miriam and ANSWER THE CALL by making your morning gift!
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$3,000
Susan Leavitt ’83 1,000-Gift Challenge:
Let’s go for a grand by lunchtime! If we hit our target of 1,000 gifts by noon on Giving Day, a $3,000 challenge gift to the Fund for Mary Washington from Susan Leavitt ‘83 will be unlocked.
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$5,000
Mary Louise Holmes '97 Challenge for 1,908 gifts
if we reach 1,908 gifts, in honor of our founding year, by 5 p.m., 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!
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$9,000
Strassheim 3,000 Gift Challenge
Robert J. '96 and Sarah Gildersleeve Strassheim '01 have been Mary Wash Giving Day supporters since the very beginning! This year, they’re challenging everyone who loves Mary Washington to join them in giving back. If we reach our goal of 3,000 gifts on Giving Day, Rob and Sarah will give $9,000 to support the Fund for Mary Washington and student scholarships – AND they will pledge an additional $36,000 in the coming years. When you make a gift of any amount to any area on Giving Day, you will put us one step closer to unlocking the Strassheim Challenge, multiplying your impact for UMW students!
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$1,000
Young Alumni Gift Challenge
When we receive 300 gifts from young alumni donors (graduates of 2011-2020) to any area, the Young Alumni Council (YAC) will unlock a gift of $1,000 to the Fund for Mary Washington. If we receive 600 gifts YAC will unlock an additional $2,000 to the Fund for Mary Washington for a total of $3,000. Graduates of the Last Decade, increase the impact of your gift with this challenge!
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Adenan Devil-Goat Challenge
Abas ’85 and Eileen Brown Adenan ’88 are taking their Devil-Goat rivalry to a new level. If more Goats (alumni of even class years) make Giving Day gifts than Devils (alumni of odd years), Abas will make a $2,500 gift to the area Eileen chooses. If more Devils participate than Goats, Eileen will give $2,500 to the area Abas chooses. Watch the Devil-Goat Leaderboard throughout the day to track the competition live!
$12,000
English Scholarship 2:1 Match
Lucy Lutterbie ’70 will match all gifts to the Carlton Lutterbie Scholarship, up to $6,000. For every $1 you give, Lucy will give $2 and triple 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. Help unlock an extra $12,000 to the Carlton R. Lutterbie Jr. Scholarship with your gift today!
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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 $2,021. 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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Elizabeth A. Clark Lecture Fund Match
Dr. Barbara Price Wallach ’68 and an anonymous donor are teaming up to match all gifts to the Elizabeth A. Clark Lecture Fund on Giving Day, up to $1,000. Your gift will help to fund the lecture series addressing women, gender, and Early Christianity and its many intersections with classical studies and philosophy. The fund is named in honor of Dr. Clark, who founded UMW’s Religion department in 1964 The fund is named in honor of Dr. Clark, who founded UMW’s Religion department in 1964 and served as the first chair of Classics, Philosophy, and Religion in 1979. To designate your gift to the Lecture Fund, choose College of Arts and Sciences as the department and Elizabeth A. Clark Lecture Fund as the designation.
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Honors Match
For 24 hours, your gift to UMW’s Honors Program will have double the impact! Each Giving Day gift of $50 or less will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the Honors Advisory Board. Your $50 gift will become $100, your $25 gift will become $50, and so on. Gifts of all sizes are valued and all will help the Honors Program achieve its goal of 50 gifts on Giving Day. Pay it forward and double your impact!
$500
College of Education Dean’s Challenge
When the College of Education receives its 40th gift, Pete Kelly, Dean of the College of Education will make a gift of $500. When they reach their 80th gift, he’ll make an additional gift of $500. Make a gift to the College of Education today and help unlock an additional $1,000!
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Kramer-Mellinger BTC Challenge
Retired long-time faculty member and chair of Political Science and International Affairs, Dr. Jack Kramer, has teamed up with Dean Keith Mellinger to match any gift, dollar-for-dollar, up to $5,000, made to the Beyond the Classroom Endowment. Make your gift on April 13, and double your impact.
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Earth and Environmental Science $1,000 Match
The Sierra Club and an anonymous supporter, together will match dollar-for-dollar any gift made to Earth and Environmental Science up to $1,000. To have your gift matched, choose "College of Arts and Sciences" as your Area of Support and "Earth and Environmental Science" as your Fund Designation. Make your gift today and have your gift doubled!
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Littlefield Geography Match
Keith '79 and Ellen Erskine Littlefield '79 will match all gifts made to the Geography Alumni Scholarship dollar-for-dollar! 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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COB Dollar for Dollar Match
An anonymous business alumnus wants to double the impact of your gift! They will match every gift made to the College of Business, dollar for dollar, up to $5,000. Double the impact of your gift by selecting “College of Business” under Fund Designation on the giving form.
$1,000
Anne Robinson Hallerman '77 Library Challenge
When UMW Libraries receives its 50th gift, Anne Robinson Hallerman '77 will give $1,000. Make your gift to support UMW Libraries and help unlock Anne's challenge gift!
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$1,000
UMW Debate Distinguished Alumni Challenge
Unlock an extra $1,000 for the Debate Team if UMW Debate receives 50 gifts. Made possible by the generosity of an anonymous Distinguished Alumni Donor!
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Class Year Total Leaderboard
Which class year has raised the most money?
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#AllTogetherUMW Leaderboard
When all groups of the Mary Wash community band together we can do amazing things.
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College of Arts and Sciences Leaderboard
See which department is in the lead!
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Co-Curricular Programs Leaderboard
Track what each program has raised today!
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