I HEART FISHER GIVING DAY

1,072
Donors
107% of 1,000 Donor goal
$285,108
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An Anonymous DonorRetired accounting and finance professor, Tom Tyson matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000Just for Alumni (2013-2022)

An Anonymous DonorThe John and Elizabeth ’11 Leonard Family Foundation matched $2 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $25,000

An Anonymous DonorDan ’79 and Shelley Boyce, Mike ’82 and Chris Haefner, and Mike ’80 and Karen Moran matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $75,000Just for Fisher Fund
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An Anonymous DonorKeith Ashby ‘70 gave $2,000 because 150 donors gave

An Anonymous DonorDavid ’95 and Kim Boni gave $2,500 because 100 donors gave

An Anonymous DonorRetiree Bob Heerkens and his wife, Tarri gave $2,500 because 125 donors gaveJust for Faculty/Staff

An Anonymous DonorJon ’84 and Heather ’85 Williams Family gave $5,000 because 250 donors gaveJust for Area of Greatest Need

An Anonymous DonorMarty Keating ’75 and Jake Latchman gave $15,000 because 50 donors gaveJust for Lavery Library Annual Fund
Incentives
Donate $75
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Be among the first 250 people to make a gift of $75 (or more) in honor of our 75th Anniversary to one of our eleven Fisher Funds and receive a special Fisher Anniversary 3-in-1 Tumbler and Koozie as a token of our appreciation. Make sure to select the incentive (or opt out) at checkout!
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The Fisher family - alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends – came together to make a collective difference toward a brighter future for our next generation of Cardinals. Thank you for helping us reach our goal today of 1,000+ donors!



Matches

🔒 75th Anniversary 1:1 Match

In celebration of our milestone anniversary, generous Fisher alumni, Dan ’79 and Shelley Boyce, Mike ’82 and Chris Haefner, and Mike ’80 and Karen Moran, came together to each offer $25,000 in a special 1:1 match for all eleven Fisher Funds, up to a total of $75,000!

🔒 Kickoff 2:1 Match

The John and Elizabeth ’11 Leonard Family Foundation generously agreed to match all gifts 2:1, up to $25,000, during kickoff week through the first 12 hours of I Heart Fisher Giving Day. Elizabeth, who was a non-traditional student, and her husband John, are committed to improving the lives of others by promoting education.

🔒 Young Alumni 1:1 Match

Retired accounting and finance professor, Tom Tyson, inspired the Fisher family to give to an area of Fisher they felt most passionate, and matched gifts 1:1, up to $1,000! 

Challenges

🔒 End the Night with More Light Challenge

Keith Ashby ‘70 issued a challenge to “extend the night with more light” rallying all Cardinals to come together to finish strong! When 150 more donors made a gift, Keith gave $2,000 toward Area of Greatest Need and School of Arts and Sciences.

🔒 Area of Greatest Need Challenge

Jon ’84 and Heather ’85 Williams family made a gift of $5,000 when we reached 250 gifts to the Area of Great Need. 

🔒 Faculty and Staff Challenge

When 125 faculty or staff members made a gift of any size today, retiree Bob Heerkens and his wife, Tarri, gave an additional $2,500 to support the Fisher Fund.

🔒 Lavery Library Challenge

When 50 people made a gift today, Marty Keating ’75 and Jake Latchman gave an additional $15,000 in support of Fisher Giving Day.

🔒 Lunch Special Challenge

When 100 donors between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. (EST) made a gift of any size, David ’95 and Kim Boni made a generous gift of $2,500 in funding to the area they love most, the Student Life Annual Fund.

🔒 Regional Participation Challenge

The Alumni Board of Directors came together to encourage gifts from around the country on I Heart Fisher Giving Day! When we lit up 50 states, it unlocked $2,500 in additional funding for the areas that our board loves most. 


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THANK YOU!



What an incredible success! THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION AND SUPPORT! 

334 days ago by Katy Festa
Thank you, Cardinals!

334 days ago by Christina
We're almost there!!!! Keep Spreading the word.

This just in! Keith Ashby ‘70 has issued a new challenge to “extend the night with more light” rallying all Cardinals to come together to finish strong! If we can get 150 more donors tonight to reach our goal of 1,000 donors, he will give $2,000 toward Area of Greatest Need and School of Arts and Sciences. Let’s do this!


334 days ago by Christina
WE'RE HALFWAY THERE!

335 days ago by Katy Festa
Two Matches Complete!


Thank you to the Leonard Family Foundation and Professor Tyson for your special matches!

335 days ago by Christina
Today is the day!

Help us get to 1,000+ donors today!

335 days ago by Christina

Donor Maps
Athletics LeaderboardWhich team will rise to the top and receive the most gifts on I Heart Fisher Giving Day?
TeamsDonorsRaised ($)
Men's Rowing0$0
Men's Lacrosse12$1,455
Men's Soccer16$965
Wrestling13$2,855
Women's Volleyball17$1,200
Women's Field Hockey26$1,660
Women's Rowing8$525
Football57$4,628
Cheerleading1$150
Women's Tennis7$150
Women's Cross Country2$125
Baseball4$375
Women's Softball40$3,110
Men's Golf11$530
Women's Lacrosse4$100
Women's Soccer110$8,000
Track and Field2$400
Women's Golf2$325
Men's Cross Country1$100
Men's Volleyball1$500
Men's Basketball1$2,000
Men's Tennis3$50
Women's Basketball6$500
Class LeaderboardWhich class will rise to the top and have the most participants on I Heart Fisher Giving Day?
Class YearDonorsRaised ($)
19673$275
20178$424
20099$714
199510$12,555
198517$1,253
197910$77,425
199622$4,933
200822$2,807
20079$315
201515$445
20029$720
20019$667
19581$50
20237$165
19838$2,450
199213$4,554
201015$795
200610$1,170
201613$538
19707$3,050
19989$553
20225$165
19949$1,550
19511$250
19450$0
20252$50
19540$0
19868$2,758
19390$0
19687$630
19903$1,725
19758$16,050
19882$1,100
20138$238
20195$1,017
19693$3,100
19590$0
19642$225
19876$677
19807$76,825
20217$355
197310$2,314
19745$1,450
19769$6,458
19430$0
201410$858
20045$275
201114$28,638
20035$390
19816$650
20189$697
19631$150
19848$6,550
19623$450
19440$0
19655$725
19937$925
19530$0
19420$0
20260$0
19713$275
19976$275
200512$922
19480$0
20205$255
19561$75
19410$0
19500$0
19601$50
19916$5,775
19668$4,925
19727$1,460
19775$5,500
19789$9,225
19894$2,851
20005$4,516
20240$0
19570$0
19460$0
19823$75,205
20127$443
19520$0
19380$0
19490$0
19470$0
19551$100
19610$0
19400$0
19994$275
Gift Designation LeaderboardWhich fund will receive the most gifts on I Heart Fisher Giving Day? Make a gift to help get the fund you care about most to the top of the list!
FundDonorsRaised ($)
Women's Volleyball17$1,200
R. Wayne and Beverly A. LeChase Urban Scholar Gift Award0$0
Center for Career and Academic Planning0$0
Student Life Annual Fund17$3,241
Mathematics/Computer Science Department1$75
Biology Department1$5
Lavery Library Annual Fund56$6,212
American Studies Department0$0
School of Arts and Sciences Annual Fund38$1,809
Women's Rowing8$525
Women's Softball40$3,110
Dr. Susan V. Berlin '81 Scholarship Fund0$0
Men's Golf11$530
Health and Wellness Center10$5,225
Men's Soccer16$965
Women's Field Hockey26$1,660
Presidential Initiatives Annual Fund27$4,085
Football57$4,628
Financial Aid Annual Fund52$9,321
Women's Soccer110$8,000
Accounting/Finance Department2$25
Women's Lacrosse4$100
Women's Golf2$325
Pharmacy Medical Mission/Service Trips0$0
Spanish Language Program0$0
Tristan Foley Hanna Memorial Nursing Scholarship - Endowed0$0
The Louis J. and Regina Vasile Scholarship0$0
Baseball4$375
Cheerleading1$150
Athletics Annual Fund124$11,604
Women's Cross Country2$125
Psychology Department3$125
Philosophy Department1$100
Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education Annual Fund32$5,898
Wegmans School of Nursing Annual Fund36$8,229
Birnie Medical Mission/Service Travel Fund1$300
Uncle John's Scholarship - Endowed0$0
Religious Studies Department0$0
Track and Field2$400
Women's Tennis7$150
Wrestling13$2,855
School of Business Annual Fund44$9,425
Wegmans School of Pharmacy Annual Fund41$4,367
Anthropology Department0$0
LeChase Construction Urban Scholar Award Endowment0$0
Men's Lacrosse12$1,455
Mental Health Counseling Discretionary Fund0$0
Sociology Department0$0
LeChase Construction Urban Scholar Award Gift Fund0$0
R. Wayne and Beverly A. LeChase Urban Scholar Award Endowment0$0
History Department0$0
Management Department0$0
Men's Rowing0$0
Political Science Department0$0
Media and Communication Department1$150
Irish Studies0$0
Center for Student Research and Creative Work1$100
Men's Basketball1$2,000
Modern Languages and Cultures Dept.0$0
International Studies0$0
The Saunders Foundation White Coat Award0$0
Gentle-Smith Family Scholarship - Endowed0$0
Chemistry Department2$75
Area of Greatest Need293$180,635
Physics Department0$0
Men's Cross Country1$100
Sports Studies Department5$315
Joan Rowan Memorial Award & Student Support Fund - Endowed0$0
Dr. Scott Swigart Pharmacy Scholarship3$175
Economics Department0$0
Campus Ministry Discretionary Fund8$550
Men's Tennis3$50
Women's Basketball6$500
Martin F. Palumbos RABEF Scholarship0$0
English Department0$0
Men's Volleyball1$500
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Book icon5%Students
Parent icon14%Parents
Suitcase icon16%Faculty/Staff
Friends icon13%Friends
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Dan ’79 and Shelley Boyce, Mike ’82 and Chris Haefner, and Mike ’80 and Karen Moran photo
Dan ’79 and Shelley Boyce, Mike ’82 and Chris Haefner, and Mike ’80 and Karen Moran
Heart icon matched a total of $75,000
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The John and Elizabeth ’11 Leonard Family Foundation
Heart icon matched a total of $25,000
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Marty Keating ’75 and Jake Latchman
Gave $15,000 during a Challenge!
Jon ’84 and Heather ’85 Williams Family photo
Jon ’84 and Heather ’85 Williams Family
Gave $5,000 during a Challenge!
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David ’95 and Kim Boni
Gave $2,500 during a Challenge!
Retiree Bob Heerkens and his wife, Tarri photo
Retiree Bob Heerkens and his wife, Tarri
Gave $2,500 during a Challenge!
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Keith Ashby ‘70
Gave $2,000 during a Challenge!
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