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Events

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Past Events


$3,000
Susan Leavitt ’83 1,000-Gift Challenge
Thank you to Susan Leavitt '83 and all of our donors! Let’s go for a grand! If we hit our target of 1,000 gifts by 1pm on Giving Day, a $3,000 challenge gift to the Fund for Mary Washington from Susan Leavitt ‘83 will be unlocked.
1,000 / 1,000 Gifts
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$10,000
3,000 Gift Challenge
Thank you to all of our donors! If we reach our goal of 3,000 gifts on Giving Day, an anonymous alumnus will give $10,000 to support our students, faculty, and staff! When you make a gift of any amount to any area on Giving Day, you put us one step closer to unlocking this challenge, multiplying your impact for UMW students!
2,598 / 3,000 Gifts
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$2,500
Margaret Birch '79 New Donor Challenge
Thank you to Margaret Birch '79 and our first-time donors! When 500 individuals 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. Make your first-ever gift and help unlock an additional $2,500 for our students!
383 / 500 Donors
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Event
50-State Challenge
Thank you Betty and our donors from across the U.S.! If UMW receives at least one gift from every state in the U.S. on April 5, 2022, we can unlock a special gift from Hawaii where Betty Orr White '68 says, "Aloha." Represent your state and make a gift on Giving Day to help unlock Betty’s $2,500 gift to the Fund for Mary Washington!
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Dan and Anne Steen Devil/Goat Challenge
Dan ’84 and Anne Steen ’83 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), Anne will make a $2,500 gift to the area Dan chooses. If more Devils participate than Goats, Dan will give $2,500 to the area Anne chooses. Watch the Devil-Goat Leaderboard throughout the day to track the competition live!
Are you a Devil or a Goat?
Rank Answer Gifts
1 Goat 663
2 Devil 625
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Event
50 for the 50th: Reunion Challenge
The class celebrating their 50th reunion (Class of 70, 71, and 72) that gets to 50 donors first on MWGD will receive a champagne toast at their class party during Reunion Weekend.
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$2,000
Mark Ingrao ’81 Challenge for the 80s
Thank you Mark Ingrao '81 and our 80s donors! Movies, music, fashion – everything was great in the 80s. Help make Mary Washington Giving Day just as great with your gift to support students and programs. If UMW receives 80 gifts of $100 or more from any of the 80s class members, it will unlock a challenge gift of $2,000 from Mark Ingrao ’81. Help keep the 80s in the spotlight!
80 / 80 Gifts
Completed
$3,500
Linda Lemanski Blakemore '84 Women’s Basketball Challenge
Thank you Linda and our Women's Basketball donors! If Women’s Basketball receives 35 gifts on Mary Wash Giving Day, Linda Lemanski Blakemore ’84 will unlock a gift of $3,500.  Make your gift to Women’s Basketball today to increase your impact!
35 / 35 Gifts
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$1,000
Women’s Soccer Alumni Challenge
Thank you to all of our women's soccer donors! If Women’s Soccer receives 35 gifts from alumni on Giving Day then a $1,000 gift will be unlocked by anonymous supports of women's soccer. Alumni, make your gift to Women’s Soccer today and increase the impact of your gift!
28 / 35 Gifts
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Leaderboard
Giving Day Gift Leaderboard
Which fund will achieve the most gifts?
Rank Fund Designation Gifts
1 UMW Theatre 333
2 Fund for Mary Washington 249
3 Men's Rugby 88
4 Cedric B. Rucker '81 S.O.S. Fund 85
5 CAS Beyond the Classroom Endowment 76
6 Swimming 76
7 Women's Basketball 71
8 College of Education 63
9 Men's Tennis 60
10 UMW Libraries Fund 58
11 Debate Team 56
12 Women's Tennis 55
13 Volleyball 54
14 James Farmer Multicultural Center 53
15 Political Science and International Affairs 48
16 Field Hockey 48
17 Men's Soccer 48
18 Psychological Sciences 48
19 Women's Soccer 44
20 Great Lives Lectures 42
21 Computer Science 40
22 Kenneth L. Steen Scholarship 39
23 First Generation Scholarship 39
24 College of Business 38
25 Economics 38
26 English - Carlton R. Lutterbie, Jr. Scholarship 35
27 Women's Lacrosse 32
28 Mathematics 31
29 Geography Alumni Scholarship 31
30 Women's Rugby 31
31 James Monroe Museum 28
32 Historic Preservation 28
33 General Scholarship Fund 26
34 Biological Sciences 26
35 Piano Fund 26
36 Baseball 20
37 English and Linguistics 20
38 Friends of the Philharmonic 19
39 Belmont Building and Grounds Preservation 19
40 Men's Lacrosse 18
41 Study Abroad Assistance Fund 18
42 College of Business Endowment in Honor of Leigh Frackelton 17
43 Class of 1972 Dr. Michael Bass Scholarship 17
44 Chemistry and Physics 17
45 Earth and Environemental Sciences 16
46 Communication and Digital Studies 16
47 Art and Art History 14
48 Campus Recreation 13
49 Campus Preservation Fund 12
50 UMW Galleries 11
51 History 11
52 Cross Country/Track & Field 11
53 Student Transition Program 11
54 Anthropology and Sociology 10
55 Modern Languages and Literature 10
56 Classics, Philosophy, and Religious Studies 9
57 Men's Basketball 8
58 Center for Career and Professional Development 8
59 Student Alumni Ambassadors 8
60 Athletic Training 7
61 Softball 6
62 Honors Program 6
63 Office of Student Activities and Engagement 6
64 C.O.A.R. 6
65 Friends of UMW Athletics 5
66 UMW Votes 5
67 Phil Smith '10 Talley Center Endowment 4
68 Digital Knowledge Center 4
69 Riding 4
70 Technology Assistance Fund 4
71 Center for Prevention and Education 4
72 BLS Program 3
73 Rappahannock Scholars Program 3
74 Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies 3
75 Galen DeGraff Scholarship 2
76 Friends of Dance 2
77 The Weekly Ringer 2
78 American Studies Scholarship 2
79 Esports 2
80 Multicultural Fair 2
81 Roy Gordon Endowment for Men's Soccer 1
82 Nursing Program 1
83 Leidecker Center for Asian Studies 1
84 The Underground 0
85 Oare Family Endowment for Riding 0
86 Rosner Student Athlete Success Endowment 0
87 Hunter C. Morin Endowment for Men's Basketball 0
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Leaderboard
Giving Day Dollar Leaderboard
Which fund will raise the most dollars?
Rank Fund Designation Raised
1 Fund for Mary Washington $77,698.99
2 UMW Theatre $28,513.72
3 CAS Beyond the Classroom Endowment $25,755.00
4 Men's Tennis $13,735.00
5 English - Carlton R. Lutterbie, Jr. Scholarship $13,275.00
6 Women's Basketball $13,073.50
7 Men's Rugby $11,295.00
8 Kenneth L. Steen Scholarship $11,070.00
9 Political Science and International Affairs $9,725.14
10 Volleyball $9,680.00
11 Campus Preservation Fund $8,850.00
12 Computer Science $8,582.00
13 Field Hockey $8,125.00
14 Great Lives Lectures $8,045.00
15 Cedric B. Rucker '81 S.O.S. Fund $7,195.00
16 College of Business $6,920.00
17 College of Education $6,775.00
18 Debate Team $6,640.14
19 Swimming $6,554.25
20 First Generation Scholarship $6,550.00
21 General Scholarship Fund $6,520.00
22 Women's Soccer $6,235.00
23 Women's Tennis $6,150.00
24 Women's Lacrosse $6,105.00
25 Economics $6,000.00
26 Baseball $5,835.00
27 Men's Soccer $5,310.00
28 College of Business Endowment in Honor of Leigh Frackelton $5,205.00
29 Mathematics $4,825.00
30 UMW Libraries Fund $4,410.00
31 Biological Sciences $4,380.00
32 Geography Alumni Scholarship $4,360.00
33 Softball $4,150.00
34 Psychological Sciences $3,880.00
35 James Farmer Multicultural Center $3,647.16
36 Friends of the Philharmonic $3,595.13
37 Women's Rugby $3,560.00
38 Piano Fund $3,285.00
39 Class of 1972 Dr. Michael Bass Scholarship $2,775.00
40 James Monroe Museum $2,750.00
41 English and Linguistics $2,115.00
42 Men's Lacrosse $2,075.00
43 Phil Smith '10 Talley Center Endowment $1,825.00
44 Historic Preservation $1,805.00
45 UMW Galleries $1,730.00
46 Anthropology and Sociology $1,730.00
47 Earth and Environemental Sciences $1,610.00
48 History $1,610.00
49 Chemistry and Physics $1,510.00
50 Classics, Philosophy, and Religious Studies $1,460.94
51 Belmont Building and Grounds Preservation $1,365.00
52 Modern Languages and Literature $1,340.00
53 Communication and Digital Studies $1,280.14
54 Study Abroad Assistance Fund $1,225.13
55 Honors Program $1,125.00
56 Art and Art History $1,065.00
57 Cross Country/Track & Field $805.00
58 Office of Student Activities and Engagement $785.00
59 Galen DeGraff Scholarship $600.00
60 Campus Recreation $590.00
61 Student Transition Program $575.00
62 Men's Basketball $561.00
63 BLS Program $550.00
64 Friends of Dance $510.00
65 Roy Gordon Endowment for Men's Soccer $500.00
66 C.O.A.R. $400.00
67 Athletic Training $350.00
68 Digital Knowledge Center $350.00
69 The Weekly Ringer $350.00
70 Friends of UMW Athletics $300.00
71 Riding $285.00
72 Center for Career and Professional Development $230.00
73 UMW Votes $225.00
74 Nursing Program $200.00
75 Technology Assistance Fund $185.00
76 Center for Prevention and Education $150.00
77 Rappahannock Scholars Program $135.00
78 American Studies Scholarship $120.16
79 Student Alumni Ambassadors $105.08
80 Esports $75.00
81 Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies $60.00
82 Multicultural Fair $35.00
83 Leidecker Center for Asian Studies $10.00
84 The Underground $0.00
85 Oare Family Endowment for Riding $0.00
86 Rosner Student Athlete Success Endowment $0.00
87 Hunter C. Morin Endowment for Men's Basketball $0.00
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Leaderboard
#TogetherUMW Dollars Raised Leaderboard
When all groups of the Mary Wash community band together we can do amazing things.
Affiliation with UMW
Rank Answer Amount
1 Alumni $306,993.83
2 Parent of a current student $57,116.00
3 Other/Friend of UMW $40,531.32
4 Current faculty/staff $28,613.50
5 Parent of an alum $16,800.00
6 Retired faculty/staff $15,475.00
7 Current student (Senior) $2,220.22
8 Current student (non-senior) $1,088.00
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Class Year Gift Total Leaderboard
Which class year will have the most gifts?
UMW Class Year
Rank Answer Gifts
1 2014 49
2 2019 40
3 1994 39
4 1995 38
5 1977 36
6 2005 35
7 1982 35
8 2020 34
9 2015 33
10 1998 32
11 1983 30
12 2018 30
13 2017 29
14 2007 29
15 2006 28
16 2000 28
17 1969 28
18 2010 26
19 2008 26
20 1971 25
21 1996 24
22 2009 24
23 2011 24
24 2004 23
25 1972 23
26 2016 23
27 1997 23
28 1991 22
29 2002 22
30 2012 22
31 2013 21
32 1979 20
33 1992 20
34 1974 19
35 2003 17
36 1987 16
37 2001 16
38 1988 16
39 1985 15
40 1978 15
41 1968 15
42 1976 14
43 1999 14
44 1966 13
45 1990 13
46 1973 13
47 2021 13
48 1981 12
49 1980 12
50 1993 12
51 1984 12
52 1986 12
53 1989 11
54 1970 9
55 1967 7
56 1965 7
57 1975 7
58 1964 6
59 1961 4
60 1962 4
61 1959 4
62 1963 4
63 1960 2
64 1958 2
65 1950 2
66 1941 1
67 1957 1
68 1956 1
69 1953 1
70 1952 1
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$5,000
Lynda White '71 Challenge for 1,908 gifts
Thank you Lynda White '71 and our donors! If we reach 1,908 gifts by 5pm, in honor of our founding year, Lynda White '71 will make a gift of $5,000 to Mary Washington. Make your gift today and help us reach 1,908 gifts to unlock an additional $5,000!
Completed
$2,500
Stough Family 250 New Donor Challenge sponsored by Michael ’86, Susan ’85 and Carolyn 2020
Thank you to the Stough Family and our first-time donors! When 250 individuals make their first-ever gift to the University of Mary Washington, the Stough Family will make a gift of $2,500 to the Fund for Mary Washington. Make your first-ever gift and help us unlock an additional $2,500 for our students!
250 / 250 Donors
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Event
Meganne Lemon '11 Young Alumni First-Time Donor Challenge
Thank you Meganne Lemon '11 and our young alumni first-time donors! When 100 young alumni (classes of 2012-2021) make their first-ever gift to Mary Washington, Meganne Lemon '11 will make a gift of $1,250 to the Fund for Mary Washington. Young Alumni, make your first-ever gift to UMW today and help unlock Meganne's President's Council gift and increase the impact of your gift!
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$2,500
Brenda Franklin '72 Senior Class Challenge
Thank you Brenda and our senior class donors! Brenda Franklin '72, is celebrating her 50th reunion this year and is challenging the senior class, Class of 2022. If 50 seniors make a gift to any area on Giving Day, Brenda will unlock a $2,500 gift to the Fund for Mary Washington. Seniors, make a gift today and increase the impact of your gift!
50 / 50 Gifts
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$1,500
Young Alumni Council Young Alumni Challenge
Thank you YAC and our young alumni donors! When we receive 450 gifts from young alumni donors (graduates of 2012-2021) to any area, the Young Alumni Council (YAC) will unlock a gift of $1,500 to the Fund for Mary Washington. Graduates of the Last Decade, increase the impact of your gift with this challenge!
294 / 450 Gifts
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$20,000
50 Gifts for 50 Years – A Special Challenge for the Class of 1972
Thank you Philo, Marty, and our Class of 72 donors! If 50 members of the Class of 1972 make gifts on Giving Day, Philo Funk Rosenfeld ‘72 and Marty Abbott ’72 will unlock a gift of $20,000 to support UMW students. Your gifts, regardless of amount or area of support, will have an impact on UMW and help your 50th reunion class totals. Be one of the 50 classmates to help unlock this challenge!
21 / 50 Donors
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$2,000
James Llewellyn Challenge for the 80s
Thank you James Llewellyn '87 and our 80s donors! James Llewellyn '87 wants to get in on the action too! He will match Mark Ingrao's $2,000 for a total of $4,000 to support UMW students and programs when we receive 80 gifts of $100 or more from members of the 80s! Members of 1980-1989 make your gift today and increase the impact of your gift!
80 / 80 Gifts
Completed
$3,000
Men’s Soccer Pitch Challenge
Thank you to all of our Men's Soccer donors! When Men’s Soccer receives 45 gifts on Giving Day an anonymous donor will make a gift of $3,000. Make your gift today to increase the impact of your gift!
45 / 45 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
John and Dina Moghtader Women’s Tennis Challenge
Thank you John and Dina Moghtader and our Women's Tennis donors! When women’s tennis receives 50 gifts on April 5 it will unlock a $1,000 gift made possible by a current tennis player’s parents, John and Dina Moghtader.  Support women’s tennis and increase the impact of your gift!
50 / 50 Gifts
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Leaderboard
Giving Day Donor Leaderboard
See which area will bring in the most donors!
Rank Department Donors
1 Athletics 584
2 College of Arts and Sciences 491
3 UMW Theatre 282
4 Fund for Mary Washington 229
5 Cedric B. Rucker '81 S.O.S. Fund 84
6 College of Education 61
7 UMW Libraries 60
8 College of Business 56
9 Co-curricular Programs 54
10 James Farmer Multicultural Center 53
11 Great Lives 41
12 Kenneth L. Steen Scholarship 39
13 First Generation Scholarship 38
14 Music 30
15 James Monroe Museum 28
16 General Scholarship Fund 25
17 Campus Recreation 22
18 Gari Melchers Home and Studio 19
19 Center for International Education 18
20 UMW Philharmonic 16
21 Class of 1972 Dr. Michael Bass Scholarship 16
22 Campus Preservation 12
23 UMW Galleries 11
24 C.O.A.R. 9
25 Student Transition Program 9
26 Center for Career and Professional Development 8
27 Student Alumni Ambassadors 8
28 Leadership Development (SAE) 6
29 Global Medical Brigades 6
30 UMW Votes 5
31 Dance 4
32 Digital Knowledge Center 4
33 Technology Assistance Fund 4
34 Center for Prevention and Education 4
35 Phil Smith '10 Talley Center Endowment 3
36 Rappahannock Scholars Program 3
37 The Underground 0
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#TogetherUMW Participation Leaderboard
When all groups of the Mary Wash community band together we can do amazing things.
Affiliation with UMW
Rank Answer Gifts
1 Alumni 1,340
2 Other/Friend of UMW 330
3 Parent of a current student 301
4 Current faculty/staff 275
5 Parent of an alum 133
6 Current student (Senior) 51
7 Retired faculty/staff 50
8 Current student (non-senior) 49
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Class Year Total Leaderboard
Which class year will raise the most funds?
UMW Class Year
Rank Answer Amount
1 1969 $21,800.00
2 1971 $16,070.00
3 1968 $13,318.00
4 1981 $12,450.00
5 1982 $10,890.00
6 1977 $10,200.00
7 1997 $8,875.00
8 1976 $8,585.00
9 1970 $7,775.00
10 2007 $7,520.00
11 1995 $7,110.00
12 1994 $6,997.50
13 1993 $6,325.00
14 1974 $6,075.00
15 1964 $6,050.00
16 1967 $5,700.00
17 1972 $5,275.00
18 1959 $5,175.00
19 2003 $5,155.03
20 1992 $4,850.00
21 2013 $4,510.39
22 1988 $4,500.00
23 2009 $4,435.00
24 2005 $4,280.00
25 1978 $4,250.00
26 2000 $4,175.00
27 1979 $4,100.00
28 1984 $4,100.00
29 1986 $4,076.00
30 1985 $3,827.50
31 1996 $3,735.00
32 2004 $3,700.00
33 1973 $3,525.00
34 1987 $3,150.00
35 1975 $2,975.00
36 2006 $2,825.00
37 1966 $2,775.00
38 2011 $2,775.00
39 2014 $2,770.70
40 1961 $2,675.00
41 1983 $2,670.50
42 2020 $2,605.00
43 2017 $2,508.06
44 2019 $2,340.00
45 1998 $2,336.00
46 2010 $2,310.00
47 1991 $2,235.00
48 2012 $2,210.00
49 2002 $2,150.00
50 2001 $2,075.00
51 1980 $1,950.00
52 2016 $1,890.16
53 2015 $1,825.00
54 2008 $1,680.80
55 2018 $1,640.00
56 1965 $1,600.00
57 1989 $1,527.50
58 1950 $1,500.00
59 1999 $1,445.00
60 1990 $1,130.00
61 1960 $600.00
62 2021 $598.19
63 1957 $500.00
64 1963 $500.00
65 1962 $360.00
66 1958 $300.00
67 1952 $300.00
68 1953 $100.00
69 1941 $50.00
70 1956 $50.00
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Athletics Leaderboard
Which Athletic Team or Fund will raise the most funds?
Rank Fund Designation Raised
1 Men's Tennis $13,735.00
2 Women's Basketball $13,073.50
3 Men's Rugby $11,295.00
4 Volleyball $9,680.00
5 Field Hockey $8,125.00
6 Swimming $6,554.25
7 Women's Soccer $6,235.00
8 Women's Tennis $6,150.00
9 Women's Lacrosse $6,105.00
10 Baseball $5,835.00
11 Men's Soccer $5,310.00
12 Softball $4,150.00
13 Women's Rugby $3,560.00
14 Men's Lacrosse $2,075.00
15 Cross Country/Track & Field $805.00
16 Men's Basketball $561.00
17 Roy Gordon Endowment for Men's Soccer $500.00
18 Athletic Training $350.00
19 Friends of UMW Athletics $300.00
20 Riding $285.00
21 Esports $75.00
22 Oare Family Endowment for Riding $0.00
23 Rosner Student Athlete Success Endowment $0.00
24 Hunter C. Morin Endowment for Men's Basketball $0.00
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