$ 426,865 RAISED 2,661 GIFTS


Events

Don't miss the chance to multiply your impact thanks to gift matching opportunities from some of our most generous donors.

Past Events


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Steve Hampton Psychology Match
8 a.m. Update: Steve is overwhelmed by your support--thank you! He decided to raise his match amount to $7,000, so gifts to the Psychology department are STILL being matched! ----- Retired Professor Steve Hampton will match all gifts to the Psychology department (College of Arts and Sciences), up to $7,000.
$7,000 MATCHED
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UMW Theatre 110 Years Match
Polly Updegraff Champ, Class of 1961, will match the first 110 gifts to UMW Theatre, up to $1,908, in honor of UMW's founding year.
$1,908 MATCHED
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UMW Theatre Early Eagle Challenge
R L Widman, Theatre patron, will match all gifts given to UMW Theatre between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m., up to $500
$500 MATCHED
Completed
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Klein Theatre Match
Becky Klein, daughter of Dr. Albert R. Klein, will match all gifts to UMW Theatre between 7:30 p.m. (curtain time) and 10:00 p.m., up to $1,000.
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
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Loden Family '03 Match
WE DID IT! $1,000 UNLOCKED FOR UMW ATHLETICS!
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
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Jack and Mary Lou Kramer Political Science Match
Professor Jack Kramer and his wife Mary Lou will match all gifts to the Political Science department (College of Arts and Sciences), up to $1,908.
$1,908 MATCHED
Completed
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Women's Tennis $5K Match
WE DID IT! $5,000 UNLOCKED FOR UMW ATHLETICS!
$5,000 MATCHED
Completed
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Picnic with Geographers Match
Geography Professor Steve Hanna will match gifts to the Geography Alumni Scholarship, up to $150 total, between noon and 2 p.m.
$150 MATCHED
Completed
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Physical Lab Time with Joe and Jackie Match
Geography Associate Professors Jackie Gallagher and Joe Nicholas will match gifts to the Geography Alumni Scholarship between 2 and 5 p.m., up to $300 total.
$300 MATCHED
Completed
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Evening in the Cart Lab Match
John Goolgasian '92 will match gifts to the Geography Alumni Scholarship between 6 and 8 p.m., up to $200 total.
$200 MATCHED
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Biking with Sammy T through Europe Match
Jeff Rountree '91 will match gifts to the Geography Alumni Scholarship between 4 and 6 p.m., up to $200.
$200 MATCHED
Completed
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Dick Palmieri's World Regional Geography Class Match
Be alert! It's time for Dick Palmieri's World Regional Geography Class! Geography Professor Dawn Bowen will match gifts from 8 to 9 a.m., up to $100.
$100 MATCHED
Completed
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Linda Lemanski Blakemore '84 $2.5K Match - Part 1
WE DID IT! $2,500 UNLOCKED FOR UMW ATHLETICS!
$2,500 MATCHED
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Linda Lemanski Blakemore '84 $2.5K Match - Part 2
The second $2,500 in gifts to Friends of Field Hockey will be matched dollar-for-dollar by Field Hockey Alumna Linda Lemanski Blakemore '84.
$2,500 MATCHED
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$10,000
Alumni Board 'Go for a Grand' Challenge
WE DID IT! 1,000 Gifts from Alumni = $10,000 to the Fund for Mary Washington from the Alumni Board! Thank you!
1,000 / 1,000 Gifts
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$5,000
Virginia Colwell Read 1908 Challenge
WE MADE IT! Thank you, everyone, for helping reach 1,908 gifts in honor of Mary Washington's founding year! You made this a record-breaking day for Mary Washington and made a huge difference for UMW students and programs!
1,908 / 1,908 Gifts
Completed
$2,500
Young Alumni A.M. Challenge
Challenge MET! Thank you, Classes of 2008-2017! You unlocked $2,500 for the Fund for Mary Washington!
100 / 100 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
Young Alumni Happy Hour Challenge
If 50 gifts are received from the Classes of 2008-2017 between 4 and 8 p.m., the Young Alumni Council will give $1,000 to the Fund for Mary Washington.
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
$9,000
Barry Family Match for UMW Parents
Thank you, parents! The full $9,000 match has been met!
$9,000 / $9,000 Raised
Completed
$5,000
Karen Laino Giannuzzi '71 College of Arts & Sciences Match
Full match unlocked! Thank you!
$5,000 / $5,000 Raised
Completed
$2,000
College of Arts & Sciences Participation Challenge
Challenge MET! $2,000 unlocked for the College of Arts and Sciences!
200 / 200 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
Belmont Launch Challenge
When Gari Melchers Home & Studio receives 25 gifts, an anonymous donor will give $1,000.
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
UMW Theatre Intermission Challenge
By "intermission" (12 p.m.), Terrie and Bill Crawley will give $1,000 if UMW Theatre has raised half of its $30,000 goal.
$15,000 / $15,000 Raised
Completed
$1,000
UMW Theatre "Two to Four" Challenge
If 24 gifts to UMW Theatre are received between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., former Theatre Professor Roger Kenvin will give $1,000.
24 / 24 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
Elliot Becker '91 Challenge
WE DID IT! $1,000 UNLOCKED FOR UMW ATHLETICS!
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$2,000
Christy Copper '91 Challenge
WE DID IT! $2,000 UNLOCKED FOR UMW ATHLETICS!
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
Swimming's Teammate Challenge
WE DID IT! $1,000 UNLOCKED FOR UMW ATHLETICS!
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
$500
Hewson Family Challenge
WE DID IT! $500 UNLOCKED FOR UMW ATHLETICS!
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
$500
Men's Tennis Alumni Challenge
WE DID IT! $500 UNLOCKED FOR UMW ATHLETICS!
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
$1,500
Dig Deep Volleyball Challenge
WE DID IT! $1,500 UNLOCKED FOR UMW ATHLETICS!
30 / 30 Gifts
Completed
$2,500
Swimming's Gimple Family Challenge
WE DID IT! $2,500 UNLOCKED FOR UMW ATHLETICS!
$2,500 / $2,500 Raised
Completed
$1,000
Dean's College of Education Challenge
When the College of Education receives its 25th gift, Dean Pete Kelly will give $1,000.
25 / 25 Gifts
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$7,500
Alumni Student Leader 2-for-1 Match
A group of alumni who served as Mary Washington student leaders will match gifts from students with a 2-for-1 gift to the Fund for Mary Washington, tripling their impact. Sponsored by Gwen Amory Cumming '52, Patti Boise Kemp '69, Jane Jackson Woerner '69, Kathi O'Neill '70, Trenda Powell Jacocks '82, Lee Ann Reaser '98, Jay Sinha '07, Jennifer Crystle '13, and Whitney Kiper '14.
$3,750 / $3,750 Raised
Completed
$1,000
Jin Wong '97 Challenge
WE DID IT! $1,000 UNLOCKED FOR UMW ATHLETICS!
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$2,500
Class of 1968 "6 to 8" Match
Class of 1968, make a gift to any designation between 6 and 8 a.m. or 6 and 8 p.m. and Kathy Nagy Schabacker '68 and her husband Dennis will match it with an equal gift to the Amphitheatre restoration.
$2,500 / $2,500 Raised
Completed
$500
Ryan Wellner '00 Challenge - 1st Half
WE DID IT! $500 UNLOCKED FOR UMW ATHLETICS!
$25 / $25 Raised
Completed
$500
Ryan Wellner '00 Challenge - 2nd Half
WE DID IT! $500 UNLOCKED FOR UMW ATHLETICS!
500 / 500 Gifts
Completed
$500
Field Hockey Alumni Challenge
WE DID IT! $500 UNLOCKED FOR UMW ATHLETICS!
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
Success!
Share the Love for Mary Wash Challenge
WE DID IT! $500 UNLOCKED FOR UMW ATHLETICS!
Completed
Success!
Eighties Match
FULL $10,000 MATCH UNLOCKED! Thank you, amazing alumni of the 1980s! Thank you, Abas '85 and Eileen Brown Adenan '88 for sponsoring this match for the Fund for Mary Washington!
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Success!
UMW Theatre Newbie Challenge
WE UNLOCKED THIS CHALLENGE THANKS TO NEW DONORS, INCLUDING OUR STUDENTS! HOORAY!
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Success!
UMW Theatre G-O-L-D Triple Your Gift Challenge
WE MET THIS AMAZINGLY GENEROUS CHALLENGE TODAY! WHAT AN INCREDIBLE BOOST!
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Success!
UMW Theatre Biggest Fan Challenge
WE HAVE SUCCESSFULLY UNLOCKED THIS CHALLENGE! OUR STUDENTS WERE ABLE TO MAKE THIS GIFT POSSIBLE ALL ON THEIR OWN!
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Success!
UMW Theatre Parent Match
We have succeeded in getting this matching gift! Thank you to all parents of alumni and students who made this possible! We certainly could not have done this without you!
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Success!
UMW Theatre Alumni Challenge
We reached this challenge and unlocked this amazing gift! Thank you to all the alumni that showed up and made this $2,500 gift a reality!
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Success!
UMW Theatre First Year Challenge
Our first year students at UMW theatre rose to the challenge and unlocked this $250 gift! We can't wait for three more great years with all of you!
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Success!
"Theatre Is . . . " Video Challenge
This challenge was unlocked only two hours into Giving Day! We are so excited that our video was shared with so many people! Thank you for making this challenge propel us forward for Mary Wash Day!
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UMW Theatre Donor Challenge
Thanks to the loyalty of our existing donors, this challenge gift was made a reality! Thank you for coming back again and again to support UMW Theatre!
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Success!
Social Eagle Challenge
Vice President for Advancement and University Relations Lisa Jamison Bowling ’89 wants to see President Paino’s video go viral for #MaryWashDay! 100 shares of the video (from the official University of Mary Washington Facebook page) by March 20 at noon will unlock a $1,000 gift from Lisa to the Fund for Mary Washington.
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Success!
The 1970s Theatre Alumni Challenge
WE HAVE REACHED THIS GOAL QUICKLY THANKS TO THE 1970s GRADUATES! AWESOME!
Completed
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Galen deGraff Scholarship Match
An anonymous donor will match all gifts to the Galen deGraff Scholarship (College of Business), up to $5,000.
$4,350 MATCHED
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Littlefield Geography Match
Keith '79 and Ellen Littlefield '79 are matching all gifts to the Geography Alumni Scholarship (College of Arts and Sciences).
$10,000 MATCHED
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$1,800
Lambert Family Class of 2018 Challenge
Full $1,800 challenge unlocked! Thank you!
66 / 80 Gifts
Ended
$1,000
Volleyball Coach's Challenge
WE DID IT! $1,000 UNLOCKED FOR UMW ATHLETICS!
$6,150 / $10,000 Raised
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Leaderboard
Athletics Donors
Root for your favorite program - who will have the most donors?
Rank Athletics Donors Gifts
1 Friends of Swimming 160
2 Friends of Women's Lacrosse 73
3 Friends of UMW Athletics 63
4 Friends of Men's Tennis 62
5 Friends of Field Hockey 59
6 Friends of Women's Soccer 59
7 Friends of Men's Soccer 46
8 Friends of Volleyball 46
9 Friends of Women's Tennis 44
10 Friends of Baseball 33
11 Friends of Women's Basketball 29
12 Friends of Cross Country/Track & Field 28
13 Friends of Riding 18
14 Friends of Men's Lacrosse 18
15 Friends of Women's Rugby 16
16 Friends of Women's Rowing 15
17 Friends of Softball 13
18 Friends of Men's Rowing 10
19 Friends of Men's Rugby 7
20 Friends of Golf 5
21 Friends of Men's Basketball 3
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Participation Leaderboard
Top areas of support by number of gifts
Rank Area of Support Gifts
1 UMW Athletics 809
2 College of Arts & Sciences 585
3 Fund for Mary Washington 452
4 UMW Theatre 375
5 Other 143
6 College of Business 127
7 Campus Recreation 102
8 College of Education 80
9 UMW Libraries 42
10 James Monroe Museum 41
11 Gari Melchers Home and Studio 30
12 UMW Galleries 19
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Dollars Raised Leaderboard
Top areas of support by dollars raised
Rank Area of Support Raised
1 UMW Athletics $86,600.56
2 Fund for Mary Washington $73,657.03
3 College of Arts & Sciences $49,736.75
4 UMW Theatre $40,642.12
5 Other $36,804.08
6 College of Business $17,423.08
7 UMW Libraries $6,445.00
8 James Monroe Museum $5,430.00
9 College of Education $4,594.00
10 Campus Recreation $2,987.25
11 Gari Melchers Home and Studio $2,070.00
12 UMW Galleries $1,835.00
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Athletics Dollars Raised
Keep track of your favorite sport and see who raises the most today!
Rank Athletics Dollars Raised Raised
1 Friends of Swimming $12,743.06
2 Friends of Men's Tennis $10,440.00
3 Friends of Women's Tennis $10,020.00
4 Friends of Women's Lacrosse $7,125.00
5 Friends of Field Hockey $6,841.00
6 Friends of Men's Soccer $6,750.00
7 Friends of UMW Athletics $6,710.00
8 Friends of Volleyball $6,150.00
9 Friends of Women's Soccer $3,510.00
10 Friends of Baseball $3,096.00
11 Friends of Women's Basketball $2,368.00
12 Friends of Softball $1,865.00
13 Friends of Cross Country/Track & Field $1,725.00
14 Friends of Golf $1,475.00
15 Friends of Riding $1,462.50
16 Friends of Women's Rugby $1,000.00
17 Friends of Women's Rowing $855.00
18 Friends of Men's Rowing $825.00
19 Friends of Men's Rugby $760.00
20 Friends of Men's Lacrosse $715.00
21 Friends of Men's Basketball $125.00
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Noel Sipple '62 Heritage Society Challenge
Challenge gift unlocked! Thank you, Heritage Society members!
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Machande's GAAP Challenge
Interim College of Business Dean Ken Machande will give $5 for each $10 gift from a current UMW student to the College of Business.
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2011-2017 COB Grads Challenge
Lynne and Woody Richardson will give $50 for each of the first fifty gifts of $100 or more to the College of Business from members of the Classes of 2011-2017.
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Donuts with Dean Rucker
When Campus Recreation receives 25 gifts, they will give out donuts with Dean Rucker in front of Lee Hall.
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UMW's Largest Yoga Event
When Campus Recreation reaches 50 gifts, they will plan UMW's largest yoga class, featuring Juliette Landphair, Melissa Jones, and Dave Fleming.
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President Paino Pushup Challenge
When Campus Recreation receives 100 gifts, President Paino will do 100 pushups live on Campus Rec's Instagram.
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Greenlaw and Rycroft Challenge
Economics Professors Robert Rycroft & Steven Greenlaw pledge to donate $200 if 10 alumni give $5 to the Economics department (College of Arts and Sciences)!
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Karen Laino Giannuzzi Class of 1971 Match
Karen will match all gifts from her Class of 1971 classmates with a gift to the Fund for Mary Washington, up to $5,000.
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Nest Egg Prizes
Every two hours, we will randomly select one fund designation that received at least one gift during the two-hour window to receive a bonus of $500 or $1,000! Winners announced on Twitter: @mwgivingday. Sponsored by Karen Laino Giannuzzi '71.
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