Defi the Odds 2023

286
Donors
143% of 200 Donor goal
$161,909
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This campaign ended on July 07, 2023, but you can still make a gift to Defiance College by clicking here!
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An Anonymous DonorSally Bissell and Mark Miller matched $800

An Anonymous DonorMark Getsay matched $1,000

An Anonymous DonorRon Slinger matched $1,000

An Anonymous DonorMary Marvel matched $1,000

An Anonymous DonorEdd Buhl matched $2,500

An Anonymous DonorLynne de Sherbinin matched $3,500

An Anonymous DonorRandy Buchman, Jr. and Holli Seabury matched $10,000
About

As we enter into this year's Defi the Odds Campaign, we reflect on what we have accomplished and what is ahead for Defiance College!  All thru the year and now more than ever “YOU MATTER” to the students and strengthening Defiance College.  During May’s graduation, we sent our new DC alumni/ae into the world prepared to enter their careers and graduate school.  DC students are prepared professionals, community leaders and civic stewards because of your continued support of the College!

As you think about your giving to Defiance College we hope you see the value of a Defiance College education and join us by considering a tax-deductible contribution which will make a difference in the lives of our students. Each of us have special memories of DC to share and we ask that you help the students and the College continue to make memories by making your Defi the Odds gift. Your gift can be made to the area, department, athletic team that you are most passionate about or lending your support to the college’s area of greatest need.

Thank you in advance for your support! Together we do make a difference!

Updates
The Totals are In - Thank You!

Thank you to all of our donors for your generous support! With your help we reached and surpassed $1.9 million in total giving at the end of our fiscal year on June 30, 2023. The Defi the Odds Campaign was a success in reaching and surpassing our goal of 200 donors with 283.

Together we do make a difference. Your support sends an important message to our students: We believe in you, and we believe in the transformational power of a DC education! You continue to inspire our students as they prepare for lives of leadership and service in a global society.

Again, Thank You!

Sally Bissell

Sheri McCoy

John Trautman

152 days ago by John Trautman
Time is Running Out!

Today is the last day for our Defi the Odds Campaign! Gifts will be counted until noon tomorrow.

Please encourage your fellow alumni and friends to join the over 260 donors to the campaign, they can go to: www.defiance.edu/defi-the-odds to make a gift. 

Thank you for your gift that makes a huge impact in supporting our students and campus!  Happy 4th of July! - John


 

157 days ago by John Trautman
Campaign Update - Over 200 Donors

We are excited to let you know that with three days remaining, the 2023 Defi the Odds Campaign has reached and exceeded its donor goal of 200 (202). Thank You to everyone that has made a gift and invested in Defiance College!

The campaign will extend until June 30, 2023! Please help us by encouraging your fellow alums to make a gift now.

Gifts may also be mailed to: Office of Institutional Advancement, Defiance College, 701 N. Clinton St., Defiance, OH  43512 or call 419-783-2304.

Again, Thank You!

John Trautman '72, Senior Institutional Advancement Advisor 


160 days ago by John Trautman
Campaign Update

We are excited to let you know that one week into the 2023 Defi the Odds Campaign we are at $36,952 from 90 donors. The totals include online giving and mailed in gifts. Thank You to everyone that has made a gift and invested in Defiance College!

Please remember the campaign will extend until June 30, 2023! Two DC Board of Trustees members are matching the first 200 gifts by $50.

Gifts may also be mailed to: Office of Institutional Advancement, Defiance College, 701 N. Clinton St., Defiance, OH  43512

Again, Thank You!

John Trautman '72, Senior Institutional Advancement Advisor 

195 days ago by John Trautman

Alumni by Class Year
Class YearDonorsRaised ($)
19530$0
19563$5,115
19646$10,475
19738$6,700
20080$0
19582$200
197018$7,069
197414$9,650
197215$14,996
196916$3,694
196713$18,396
19816$3,660
19924$380
19380$0
20002$350
19350$0
19621$200
19450$0
19991$250
19430$0
19440$0
19614$2,000
20122$325
19390$0
20060$0
19842$1,500
19764$950
19540$0
20141$250
20160$0
19360$0
19934$200
19480$0
19572$300
19551$50
20091$100
19953$400
19942$100
19893$225
19755$1,214
19602$1,400
20021$50
20171$50
19688$3,801
19905$999
20051$50
20010$0
19500$0
20101$375
19470$0
19490$0
20201$50
19510$0
19343$1,350
20220$0
20230$0
19410$0
20150$0
19632$250
19861$50
20040$0
19591$249
19460$0
19912$1,100
19717$4,745
20131$250
19874$3,225
19962$125
19834$450
19785$1,300
19370$0
20110$0
19808$3,523
196613$13,046
19400$0
19796$7,098
20210$0
20071$100
20180$0
19655$546
19980$0
19882$423
19331$500
20190$0
19420$0
19972$5,200
19520$0
19853$150
19822$250
20033$248
19776$3,480
Donor Affiliations
Gradhat icon83%Alumna/us
Suitcase icon8%Faculty/Staff
Friends icon1%Others
Gradhat icon3%Theta Xi
Gradhat icon3%Betas
Friends icon3%Friends
Suitcase icon2%Faculty Staff Members
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