Giving Day 2020: Friends of Athletics

This campaign ended on February 27, 2020, but you can still make a gift to Colby College by clicking here!



Since its founding on Feb. 27, 1813, Colby has inspired trailblazers, pace-setters, and solution-seekers, daring them to make bold moves by combining ambition with courage. Help us prove what's possible when a community comes together to reach a goal of 1,000 donors to Friends of Athletics in February. Support your favorite team today. 

$25,000* from Trustee Steve Cummings '77 was unlocked at the 500 donor milestone. 

$100,000* from Trustee Jim Crook '78 P'11 and Andrea Crook P'11 was unlocked at the 1,000 donor milestone.  Let's keep the momentum going! 

Make your gift. Challenge your friends. Spread the word through social media.


*All unlocked dollars will be distributed among Friends teams. 

Friends of Athletics Groups

TeamDonorsDollars
Friends of Athletics 238$218,883
Friends of Rugby 175$30,616
Friends of Lacrosse 138$47,361
Friends of Baseball and Softball 126$79,230
Friends of Swimming and Diving 116$24,501
Friends of Crew 113$13,500
Friends of Skiing 107$10,571
Friends of Ice Hockey 88$13,575
Friends of Football 87$27,660
Friends of Cross Country 84$8,159
Friends of Soccer 73$4,494
Friends of Track and Field 63$8,895
Friends of Basketball 51$9,355
Friends of Tennis 37$11,972
Friends of Field Hockey 37$5,495
Friends of Volleyball (Donations are being matched!)23$1,350
Friends of Squash 14$2,375
Friends of Golf 8$550

Donor affiliations


4% Students

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25% Parents

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3% Faculty/Staff

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5% Friends

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44% Alumni

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Donor list

Matthew Mantikas
Sophie Suechting
Thomas Killilea & Jennifer O'Neill
Katie Lazdowski
Holley Tyng
Dwight Martell
Sasha Fritts
Kara Witherill
Anna Patterson
David Tschaen
David Tschaen
Brandon Ketchum
Elli Mapstone
Nani Moss & Jon Moss
Holly Giandomenico
Anonymous
Jonathan Ferris
Abigail Derrig
Roger Stone
Joseph Theriault Jr
Emily Moslener
Elizabeth Noyes
Philip Purcell
Duncan GIBSON
Eduardo Plantilla
Barry Cohen
Anonymous
Ben Coleman
Ted Conway
Luke Bechtold
Austin Ross
Anonymous
2x
Becky Biggs
Anne Bailliere
Melissa Federman
Alice Watson
Gavin Watson
David Russell
Robb Arndt
Stephanie McKenna
Peter Nealis

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An Anonymous Donor matched $1,600
An Anonymous Donor matched $25
An Anonymous Donor matched $80
Matt Hawkins photoMatt Hawkins matched $100
Tracey Cote photoTracey Cote matched $160
Kara Hooper photoKara Hooper matched $197
Kara Hooper photoKara Hooper matched $197
Tom and Lisa Read P'19 matched $1,000
Don Buckley '75 matched $2,500
Anonymous matched $2,500
Anonymous matched $5,000
Steve Gawley P'22 matched $5,000
Anonymous matched $2,275
Anonymous matched $5,000
Anonymous matched $5,000
Anonymous matched $5,000
Senior Rugby Parents matched $7,000
Trustee Jack O'Neil '77 and Carol O'Neil matched $10,000
Mindy Williams '03 and Patrick Sanders '08 matched $11,000
Anonymous matched $15,000
Trustee Susan Boland matched $25,000
An Anonymous Donor gave $5
An Anonymous Donor gave $100
An Anonymous Donor gave $500
Eric Johnson '92 gave $5,000 because 75 donors made a gift in 6 days.