Day of Giving Makes Waves

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We believe in mermaids!

Dickinson's fourth-annual Day of Giving, Tuesday, April 24, made a big splash with a record 3,535 gifts totalling more than $980,000 in a single day. Thanks to a great effort from Dickinsonians around the world, Dickinson met its historic goal of 3,500 gifts in 24 hours and showed that we believe in mermaids with a record amount of recurring gifts.

CHALLENGE(S) ACCEPTED

Dickinson thanks the challenge donors who helped inspire our community to step up for Dickinson with the following challenge gifts:

Rush Hour Challenge: ACHIEVED. With more than 500 gifts between 7 and 9 a.m. (EDT) we unlocked $10,000 in funding, thanks to a challenge gift from Kevin Holleran ’73.‚Äč

Power Lunch Challenge: ACHIEVED. With more than 500 gifts between noon and 2 p.m. (EDT), we  unlocked $10,000 in funding, thanks to a challenge gift from George and Jennifer Ward Reynolds '77.

Greatest Need Challenge: ACHIEVED. With more than 2,000 unrestricted Dickinson Fund gifts we unlocked $40,000, thanks to a challenge gift from George and Jennifer Ward Reynolds '77. 

Parents Challenge: ACHIEVED. With 500 gifts from parents of current students or parents of alumni we unlocked $10,000, thanks to a challenge gift from Claudia O'Brien P'18.

D.C. Regional Challenge: ACHIEVED. With 500 gifts from members of the D.C. community we unlocked $50,000, thanks to the D.C. Regional Council.

THANK YOU!

Thank you to everyone who made a gift to the college and showed once again that great things happen when Dickinsonians come together.

View photos from the day on Facebook.

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Updated May 2

Published April 25, 2018