One Deerfield 2024

1,440
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125% of 1,147 Donor goal
$1,071,440
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Kylie Laurenitis photoKylie Laurenitis matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $25Just for Class of 2009

An Anonymous DonorJaehoon Ryan Shin matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $50

An Anonymous DonorBen Villa matched $20 for each donor, donating a total of $100Just for Class of 1997

An Anonymous DonorAmy Harsch matched $10 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $500Just for Class of 1997
Give, Share, Wear! πŸ’š

GIVE!
The Day of Giving is all about participation! You can give to any area(s) you are passionate about, no matter the amount, and help unlock various challenges. When added together, all donations make an incredible, collective impact for Deerfield!

All donors will receive a limited-edition Deerfield keychain (see a photo of the keychain in the updates section below!)

SHARE!
Use the materials in our new Day of Giving Volunteer Toolkit to connect with your friends and classmates and encourage them to participate!

WEAR!
Join in on the fun by wearing your green and white to show your Big Green pride! Snap a photo and post it to social media with the hashtag #OneDeerfield
so we can share your enthusiasm for Deerfield and inspire others to participate, too!

Donor Challenges πŸ’ͺ
DA Swag 🎁
Updates πŸ“£
WE DID IT, DEERFIELD! πŸ’šπŸŽ–οΈ

Thanks to the support of the amazing Deerfield community, we've set an incredible new Day of Giving all-time record. 

From all of us on campus: THANK YOU for your generosity and Go Big Green!

54 days ago by Kylie Laurenitis
Final Countdown Winners! πŸŽ‰

Nearly 200 donors made their gift during "The Final Countdown" (March 1 from 9am-noon ET) and helped Deerfield close out the Day of Giving with a record-breaking 1,351 donors.

Congratulations and thank you to our Final Countdown challenge winners! You've won a Deerfield canvas tote bag (pictured below!).

1.) Willow Woodward '22

2.) Colin & Kara O'Brien '91

54 days ago by Kylie Laurenitis
RECORD: BROKEN! 🀯

54 days ago by Kylie Laurenitis
MAKE DEERFIELD HISTORY TODAY! πŸ’š

54 days ago by Kylie Laurenitis
BUT WE'RE NOT DONE YET... STAY TUNED FOR A SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT, DEERFIELD!



Thank you, Tom Schoeffler '80! You were our 1,147th donor!
54 days ago by Kylie Laurenitis
Thank you, Night Owls! πŸŒƒπŸ¦‰

Thank you to everyone who made a gift during the Late Night Frenzy! On Feb. 29 between 8pm-midnight ET, 140 Big Green donors stepped up for Deerfield—AMAZING.

Two donors were randomly selected to win a cozy Deerfield blanket (pictured below!). Congratulations and thank you for your support, Laura and Hallie!

1.) Laura Bozzi '99

2.) Hallie Robbie '09


Haven't had a chance to give? There's still time to join us and make Day of Giving history today!

54 days ago by Kylie Laurenitis
Make this a night to remember πŸŒ›πŸŒƒπŸ¦‰

The night is young, Deerfield—there's still time to pause your favorite show, grab a snack, and make a gift to the Day of Giving!

When you give by midnight ET, you'll be entered to win a cozy Deerfield blanket! So, before you call it a night, will you help us celebrate the Day of Giving with a gift now?

Thank you for your support and for making today so great. Go Big Green!


55 days ago by Kylie Laurenitis
The West Coast Challenge is o-fish-aly underway! 🐟🌊

While the East Coast is settling in for the night, we're calling on Deerfield's West Coast community to band together and propel us toward our goal of 1,147 gifts.

With their backing, we are DOUBLING every gift made by alumni from the West Coast, Hawaii, and Alaska (up to $50,000) between now and midnight PST!

Will you join the West Coast Challenge by making your gift now?


55 days ago by Kylie Laurenitis
1,000 DONORS... AND COUNTING! πŸ₯³

Congratulations and thank you to our 1,000th donor, Emily Pataki '97!



55 days ago by Kylie Laurenitis
A Big Round of A-Paws to our "DoG Lovers!" 🐢

From 6-8pm, several donors took the opportunity to make their gift to the Day of Giving in honor of the "DoG Lovers of Deerfield" Challenge. Thank you so much!

A special thank you to our two Dog Lovers WINNERS! You've both won Deerfield-branded dog swag for your "Deerfield DoG," including a leash, collar, and chew toy (pictured below!).

1.) Sarah Michler '08

2.) Carlton Erikson '72


55 days ago by Kylie Laurenitis
A Paws-itively Perfect Challenge for DA Dog Lovers πŸ’šπŸΆ


Thank you to everyone who has celebrated the Day of Giving with us so far!

THIS JUST IN: If you make a gift between 6-8pm (ET), you’ll be entered for a chance to win Deerfield-branded dog swag for your β€œDeerfield DoG,” including a leash, collar, and chew toy.

Fur-real, this is an offer that’s too DoG-gone good to pass up. So, give now and raise the woof for Big Green!

55 days ago by Kylie Laurenitis
YOU SHOWED UP, TRIPLE TIMERS! βœ”οΈπŸ™Œ

Over the past three hours, you showed up for Deerfield like we've never seen—thank you so much! We've officially hit 933 donors on our quest to a total of 1,147. INCREDIBLE!

A special thanks to three Deerfield trustees—Amy Sodha Harsch '97, Carter Brooks-Simonds '95 P'26, and Jack Chen '08—who made Triple Time possible, generating over $71,000.

Each minute, we're one step closer to our goal. If you haven't had the chance, help spread the word and keep the momentum going by making your gift today!


55 days ago by Kylie Laurenitis
TRIPLE TIME IS BACK! πŸŽ‰

Until 6 pm ET, we are TRIPLING all gifts (up to $300,000) thanks to three Deerfield Trustees: Amy Sodha Harsch '97, Carter Brooks-Simonds '95 P'26, and Jack Chen '08! 

Make a gift NOW to have 3X the impact for Deerfield AND receive a limited-edition DA keychain. It’s a win-win-win situation.

GO BIG GREEN!


55 days ago by Kylie Laurenitis
THIS JUST IN: CLASS OF '79 OFFICIALLY BREAKS RECORD! πŸ‘

CONGRATULATIONS to the Class of '79 who officially broke the class record for number of donors on the Day of Giving (62 donors... and counting!).

Thank you so much for your support! Go Big Green!

55 days ago by Kylie Laurenitis
"WHOA, WE'RE HALFWAY THERE!" 🎼

574 DONORS ACHIEVED!

Thank you to all the incredible donors who have helped us reach the midway point on our journey to securing 1,147 donors and unlocking a $250K... and it's only 11am ET!

A special shout out to Andrew Hough '89 for being our 574th donor! Andrew, you're the lucky winner of a Choate Day 100th Anniversary scarf. Thank you so much for your support!


55 days ago by Kylie Laurenitis
Thank you, Early Risers! β˜€οΈβ˜•

THANK YOU to all donors who added "make my gift" to their morning routine by participating in our Early Riser Rush challenge! We've already achieved a total of 510 donors towards our 1,147 donor goal!

And a very special congratulations to the following donors for winning their very own Deerfield coffee mug and bag of Tree House Coffee Company's house blend beans.

1.)  Nina Shevzov-Zebrun '12

2.) John Cuellar '79

We appreciate your support and for helping Deerfield start off this year's Day of Giving strong. Go Big Green!

55 days ago by Kylie Laurenitis
Rise and shineβ€”Day of Giving is here!


Day of Giving has dawned, and we’re celebrating the sunrise with a fun giveaway for all our DA coffee-lovers:

For this β€œEarly Riser Rush” challenge, two lucky donors who make their gift between now and 9 am (ET) will win a Deerfield coffee mug and a bag of Tree House Coffee’s Aurora blend beans (pictured below)!

Winners will be randomly selected and shared soon, so stay tuned!


55 days ago by Kylie Laurenitis
Day of Giving is Tomorrow! πŸ“…



Deerfield's seventh annual Day of Giving kicks off tomorrow and our donor challenges and DA swag are more exciting than ever! 

Thank you to the 300+ early bird donors who have already made their gift and built incredible momentum for the day!

Remember: if we reach our overall goal of 1,147 donors (one more than last year!), a Deerfield trustee will generously donate $250K, making your participation even more meaningful.

Thank you and Go Big Green!

56 days ago by Kylie Laurenitis
Brandon Cobb '98 wins next DA golf umbrella!

Thank you and congratulations, Brandon! πŸ™

Brandon Cobb '98 was recently selected as our second and final DA golf umbrella winner for making an early gift to the Day of Giving.

We are so appreciative of your loyal support, Brandon! Go Big Green!                              

57 days ago by Kylie Laurenitis
Shout-out to Peter Meyer '68! πŸ‘

Thank you for your early gift to the Day of Giving, Peter!

Peter Meyer '68 is the winner of our first DA golf umbrella giveaway. We have one more umbrella up for grabs for our next 50 early donors! When you give early, you'll be entered for your chance to win.

Thank you for your support. Go Big Green!


62 days ago by Kylie Laurenitis
200+ Early Birds... And Counting! πŸ‘

A big shout-out to the 200+ early donors who are generously leading the way for Deerfield this Day of Giving!

If you make an early gift, check back periodically to find your name listed below.

Aaron Kirley '95

Fred Baird '53

Kristina Hess '92

Ainsley Hubbard '22

Fred Kleiner P'04

Lacey Bowman '00

Alexandra Berry '05

Frederic Waugh '75

Lauren Downey '98

Allen Ehrgood '65

Garrett Moe '19

Lisa Gaimari

Allen Fowlkes '80

George Felice P'21

Louis Reycroft '68

Allison Bruff '06

George Richards '90

Mac Jackson III '11

Allison Elvekrog P'23

Gerald Carrick '56

Mac McDonald '13

Amanda Lasker '03

Gil Blitz '78

Maggie Stone '98

Amy Warren '97

Ginger Berry '21

Margaret Rodriguez '02

Ana Lange '95

Grant Calderwood '27

Marisa Clementi '01

Andrea Landers '98

Grant Cooper '00

Mark Powers '72

Andrew Noel G'26

Grant Fletcher '13

Megan Lander '09

Ann Rounseville '92

Guru Dev '96

Megan Retana '15

Anne Trapp '16

Hank LeMieux '83

Meredith Reeves '02

Anonymous (28)

Hannah Pittard '97

Merritt Schoff '84

Anru (Rosa) Sun '21

Harbour Woodward '19

Mike Laskin '94

Anthony & Kylie Laurenitis

Harvey Flad '57

Mod Barefoot Maves P'27

Ashley Lavin '98

Henry Lee '75

Mona Marcel P'94, P'96

Barbara & Stuart Meloy '76, P'10

Hope Stockton '02

Noah Koeppel '14

Barry Cleary '71

Hugh Smith '53

Nori Welles-Gertz '10

Becky & Tom Clark '67, P'94, P'96, G'27

Ingrid Matteini '21

Olivia Judson

Ben Clark '96

Jack Cooley '84

Oscar K. Anderson '88, P'22

Bill Tyler

Jacqueline Vanhorne P'17

Osegie Osayimwen '23

Bradley Ferst '75

Jake Pinkston '04

Pat Mahoney '65

Brian Cox '10

James Bloomer '79

Paul Forbes '22

Brian Milewski '80

James Dorman '85

Peter Bien '48

Brian Shea '78

James Lindsay '70, P'96

Peter Brush

Brigid Flynn Haeckel P'01

James Paddock '70

Peter Buchanan '53

Caroline Schiek '05

Jane Doyle '21

Peter Clark '58

Cathy Callender P'91

Jane Howe G'20, G'22

Phil Palmedo '52

Charles Daughtery '08

Jem Wilner '11

Randall Fein P'05

Charlie Brahaney '15

Jenner McLeod '13

Richard Alber '80

Chip & Maria Schulz P'12

Jess Tang '04

Richard Bowman P'00

Chip Walz '88

Jim Irzyk '79

Richard Snodgrass '67

Chris Mason '86

Jingzhen Li P'24

RJ Shamberger '16

Chris Smith '84

Jiyoung Angie Han '09

Robert Goodson '86

Christian Stauffer '80

Joan Pitt G'25

Robert Hoffman '64

Christopher Lethbridge '73

Jochen Welsch '81

Robert Mahar '58

Chuck Ramsay '88

John Frederick '47

Robert McKay '65

Colin Sullivan '87

John Hutton '88

Robert Sawyers '21

Dan & Kellie Houston

John Knight '83

Roger Donenfeld '73

Dana & Bret Crumpton '81

John Reade '73

Roger McEniry '74, P'07, P'10

Dana Barry '15

John Van Wormer G'24

Rosnel Leyva-Cortes '22

Danny Tseng '04

John Watson-Jones '64

Rykert Fowler '72

David Banks '50

John Westerhoff '79

Saira Ahmed '05

David Corkum '82

Jon Eustis '65

Signe Ahl '15

David Marshall '75

Jon Raymond '78

Stephen & Elizabeth Stoner G'21, G'23, G'25

David Pearlman '68

Jonathan Bardzik '91

Stuart Ray '69

Donald Ehre '67

Jonathan Miller '01

T.J. Filip '94

Dorrance Belin '56

Joseph M. Kinkade, Jr. '55

Thomas & Julie Dougal P'18

Doug Peterson '90

Josh Guthman

Thomas Hale '17

Douglas Allen Jr. '67

Juliet Perry '19

Thomas Lind '73

Drew Reid '98

Juliette Lee '14

Thomas Zgrodnik '69

Ed Morsman '56

Justin Schlacks '13

Tim Graves '78

Elias Morales '16

Kara Saperston '93

Timothy Ehrhart '83

Elizabeth Jowaisas P'04

Kate Kotary Plattenberger '94

Tony Yue '79

Ely Bueno '94

Kathryn Clinard '09

Walter Wells '66

Emily Swisher-Rosa P'23

Keith Carpenter '92

Warren Meyers '78

Eric Baurmeister '88

Kevin Kim '23

William Briggs '67

Feng Jin P'27

Kolia O'Connor '81

William Darling '15

63 days ago by Kylie Laurenitis
Your limited-edition Deerfield keychain! πŸ‘

83 days ago by Kylie Laurenitis
The Early Bird Challenge is BACK!

A generous Deerfield trustee will donate $100,000 if 151 early-bird donors—one for each member of the amazing Deerfield faculty—make gifts between now and the big day.

Will you be one of the first? 🐦


89 days ago by Kylie Laurenitis

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Class Leaderboard
ClassDonorsRaised ($)
19576$1,375
19825$482
19536$2,055
19461$250
200612$1,001
200316$6,075
200216$1,768
19717$725
198824$2,161
200815$2,085
19569$2,600
202219$905
199212$2,543
197212$1,195
201515$766
202316$725
199019$3,725
200412$4,250
201216$4,441
201923$1,811
197421$65,700
202017$391
201318$4,003
202118$664
19706$1,975
200517$2,080
200916$2,982
199421$27,504
201818$3,106
201015$2,329
199834$7,123
19819$11,050
199612$4,314
201116$830
198312$2,103
198412$5,737
19668$1,650
201414$525
199127$3,238
200111$2,000
201715$970
197324$7,816
198037$16,148
196713$2,085
19776$1,700
198629$2,710
20008$575
19759$3,000
196510$1,305
198913$1,680
199531$12,955
19697$1,725
196810$1,025
201612$475
198521$5,742
20260$0
19586$2,300
19482$200
19524$750
19472$300
19543$225
19762$15,500
20074$565
19502$250
19512$700
19450$0
19647$885
19635$5,125
199920$2,520
1997101$17,929
20250$0
19553$225
19626$450
20240$0
1979109$10,652
19490$0
19600$0
19430$0
19615$750
19593$5,136
199311$7,175
19789$650
198713$1,100
19420$0
19440$0
20270$0
Affiliation Leaderboard
AffiliationDonorsRaised ($)
Friends9$910
Faculty/Staff38$1,625
Grandparents23$3,107
Students4$935
Alumni1147$323,541
Parents172$116,055
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Gradhat icon80%Alumni
Book icon1%Students
Parent icon12%Parents
Suitcase icon3%Faculty/Staff
Friends icon1%Friends
Parent icon2%Grandparents
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