ONE BIG DAY: DC Day of Giving

110% of $60,000 goal
This campaign ended on March 15, 2019, but you can still make a gift to Defiance College by clicking here!
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Sheri McCoy photoJoyce Anderson matched $20 for each donor, donating a total of $500Just for Class of 1966

Luana Weber Bogue photoLuana Weber Bogue matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000Just for Class of 1977

An Anonymous DonorPresident Mankey matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,341

An Anonymous DonorJeremy Ball matched $20 for each donor, donating a total of $2,000Just for Classes between 2000 & 2004

An Anonymous DonorEdd Buhl matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $2,500Just for Tim Leuzarder Scholarship

An Anonymous DonorEdd Buhl matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $2,500Just for Frank Barron Scholarship

Today's the One BIG Day -- the day to show your Purple and Gold pride!  The DC DAY OF GIVING is an inspiring 24-hour event bringing alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends together to support Defiance College. This is your opportunity to make your annual gift and have an impact at Defiance College. 

YOU can help make sure that every student will have the life-changing education, experiences and opportunities that shaped your future when you were a DC student.

And that's a wrap!

THANK YOU to everyone who participated in the Defiance College Day of Giving.   We want to acknowledge the latest gifts that came into our office and helped us reach and exceed our Day of Giving goal with a final figure of $63,188 : 

Don Buerk

Lynne de Sherbinin

Brad Harsha

Rita Kissner

Brent  Joost

Agnes Caldwell

The support Defiance College received from alumni and alumnae was outstanding – as was support from parents, faculty, staff, and coaches.  A special thanks goes to our students who took the time to learn about the Day of Giving and wrote messages of appreciation for our participants in this event. 

Because of you, Defiance College will continue be a vibrant learning community, offering life-changing opportunities for students who will be tomorrow’s leaders.   THANK YOU!

1921 days ago by Michele Tinker
Wow - 85% of goal!

Did you see the big jump the Day of Giving total took in the last hour?  In addiiton to the donors who made their gifts online, we want to give a shout-out to the generous contributors who brought or called in their gifts this afternoon:

Angela, Dylan and Bryson Shook

Marv Retcher

Mike and Kathy Paul

Thank you all -- only 15% of goal still to meet!

1922 days ago by Michele Tinker
More thank yous!

It's time to say thanks to the following alumni/ae, friends and staff who have also made gifts today in support of the DC Day of Giving:

Lynn Metcalf Alexander

Kevin & Vivian Rettig

Duane Hocking

Pat Peter

Kristen & Phil Stelzer

Sheri McCoy

The generosity  of these people adds an additional $1,710 to our posted total-- THANK YOU!

1922 days ago by Michele Tinker
Students helping with the Day of Giving

The Day of Giving is a learning experience for DC students, so when they make the step from students to alumni/alumnae, they understand how important alumni support is to Defiance College.  Students have been stopping by Day of Giving Central all day to chat and write thank you notes to our DoG donors.  

1922 days ago by Michele Tinker
Thank you to these participants!

While we are having a great turn-out of people making online gifts, we also had a number of donors make their gifts by mail or in person, and we want to acknowledge their support and generosity as well:

Helen Frey

Shirley Fritz

Maxie Lambright

John Trautman

Fred Coulter

Judy Lymanstall

Danielle Kennedy

Barb Sedlock

Tony Guerra

Beverly Fanning

Because of these gifts, we can add an additional $1,575 to our above total.


1922 days ago by Michele Tinker
DC Day of Giving is Pi Day!

Professor David Stuckey wants you to know that the DC Day of Giving is also  Pi Day, when we celebrate that mathmatical perfection of 3.14.  In celebration, you can make your gift in increments of pi - $3.14, $31.40, $314!  You can also designate your gift to the Defiance College Science, Technology & Math initiative - that will make Professor Stuckey very happy!

1922 days ago by Michele Tinker
It's a great day to be a Yellow Jacket!

It's finally here -- and we are off to a great start!  Thank you to all who have participated already!  Please check out the special matches that are being offered.  Remember, you can designate your gift to the program closest to your heart!  

1922 days ago by Michele Tinker

Donor Map
Designation Leaderboard
DesignationDonors$ Raised
Tim Leuzarder Scholarship25$6,682
College's Greatest Need24$3,900
Yellow Jacket Football11$2,997
Student Aid9$1,692
Yellow Jacket Baseball2$1,400
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)3$244
McMaster School7$204
Yellow Jacket Wrestling1$200
Yellow Jacket Men's Basketball1$169
YellowJacket Tennis1$169
Yellow Jacket Softball5$157
Men's Soccer1$100
Yellow Jacket Women's Basketball2$69
Yellow Jacket Volleyball1$50
Women's Soccer2$44
Track & Cross Country1$25
YellowJacket Cheer Team1$19
Alumni Varsity D0$0
Class LeaderboardThe Class Leaderboard reflects giving from Alumni
AffiliationDonors$ Raised
Donor Affiliations
Gradhat icon55%Alumni
Book icon1%Students
Parent icon3%Parents
Suitcase icon14%Faculty/Staff
Friends icon12%Friends
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