Power of One Day

2,022
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106% of 1,899 Donor goal
$675,087
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An Anonymous DonorJennifer Lee Knittel matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $510Just for Music Therapy Program

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000Just for Music Therapy Program

An Anonymous DonorKara Vichko Fitzpatrick '97 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $4,000Just for Professor Michael Sevareid Scholarship

An Anonymous DonorJames F. Johnson & Janet Johnson matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $5,000Just for Masters of Music Education in Peacebuilding

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $7,000Just for Golf Team
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An Anonymous DonorKara Vichko Fitzpatrick '97 gave $1,000 because 50 donors gaveJust for Professor Michael Sevareid Scholarship

An Anonymous DonorGary Verazin '80 & Elizabeth Verazin gave $2,500 because 125 donors gaveJust for Blue Jay Athletics

An Anonymous DonorJoe Harriger '82 & Julie Harriger gave $2,500 because 250 donors gaveJust for Blue Jay Athletics

An Anonymous DonorRod Chamberlain '74 & Anne Findlay-Chamberlain gave $2,500 because 375 donors gaveJust for Blue Jay Athletics

An Anonymous DonorHob Kroesen '71 & Marilyn Kroesen gave $2,500 because 500 donors gaveJust for Blue Jay Athletics

An Anonymous DonorPeter Hobbs '12 & Shelley Hobbs gave $5,000 because 500 donors gave

An Anonymous DonorAnthony Cilio P'25 & Kellyann Cilio P'25 gave $10,000 because 300 donors gaveJust for Parents/Grandparents/Family Members

An Anonymous DonorTom McGonigle P'10 P'17 gave $15,000 because 100 donors gave

An Anonymous DonorJim Shreiner '73 G'24 & Mary Shreiner G'24 gave $20,000 because 175 donors gaveJust for Faculty/Staff

An Anonymous DonorRyan Heishman '00 & Schyler Heishman gave $20,000 because 500 donors gaveJust for Alumni (2000-2023)

An Anonymous DonorMike Spangler '88 & Caryn Spangler '88 gave $20,000 because 1000 donors gave

An Anonymous DonorElizabethtown College Alumni Association gave $25,000 because 200 donors gaveJust for Students

An Anonymous DonorCarol Metzler '77 gave $30,000 because 1500 donors gave

An Anonymous DonorBob Sands '90 & Susan Sands '90 gave $40,000 because 50 donors gave

An Anonymous DonorNancy Hahn '81 gave $100,000 because 1899 donors gave
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Receive a reversible Etown bucket hat
About

Are you ready to help make Elizabethtown College even more exceptional?

This Power of ONE Day, be the ONE who makes a difference for our students, our community, and the world.

Make a Powerful Difference

An Elizabethtown College education equips students with the power of knowledge, has the power to inspire and create real impact, and instills the power of service. On March 19, 2024, join us for Power of One Day, a powerful philanthropic day when alumni, students, faculty, staff, friends, and families from around the world unite with the shared goal of giving today to transform tomorrow. Join us in making a powerful difference in the lives of current and future Etown students.

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Celebrate Spring

In honor of the official start of spring at 11:06 p.m. EDT, we have one final special incentive. Any online donor between now and 11:59 p.m. EDT will be entered into a drawing for a $50 gift certificate to the Elizabethtown College Store where you can get some amazing Etown apparel and gifts to add to your wardrobe in Blue Jay-style!

24 days ago by Ben Osterhout
Win Dinner with President Rider!

For the dinner hour, we have an extra special incentive. Any online donor between 6 and 8 p.m. EDT will be entered into a drawing to win a dinner with President Betty Rider along with three guests of their choosing. And, there will be some Etown carrot cake involved! Make your gift and be entered into this memorable opportunity!

24 days ago by Ben Osterhout
It's Two Power of One Day Giveaways in One!

And, back by popular demand, the next 175 donors who make a gift of $24 or more will receive a reversible Etown bucket hat — be sure to select this incentive in your gift form. It is the perfect accessory to show off your Blue Jay pride this spring! But, don't delay — supplies are limited!

24 days ago by Ben Osterhout
Lunch on Us Challenge

CONGRATULATIONS to Michelle Rapiey for winning the "Lunch on Us Challenge."

It's almost lunchtime on the east coast, so we're celebrating with a "Lunch on Us Challenge." Any online donor between noon and 1 p.m. EDT will be entered into a drawing for four lunch tickets to the Marketplace valid through June 30. You can enjoy a great meal and tasty desserts!

24 days ago by Ben Osterhout
Don't Be Late for Class on Power of One Day

CONGRATULATIONS to Lindsay Michael Helsel '08 for winning the "Don't Be Late for Class Challenge"

Elizabethtown College students are just heading out toward their first classes of the day, and we are already excited about the progress of Power of One Day. We're already nearly at 300 donors and going strong!

To get the morning started, we have the "Don't Be Late for Class Challenge." Any online donor between 8 and 10 a.m. EDT will be entered into a drawing for an Etown hooded sweatshirt and coffee tumbler.

With your help, we'll unlock wonderful challenge gifts that will help us reach our goals and make a difference that will be felt for generations of Blue Jays to come. Gifts can be made online or by calling 800-877-9658 before midnight tonight.

24 days ago by Ben Osterhout
Early Bird Challenge

CONGRATULATIONS to Amy Beamer Murray '90 for winning the "Early Bird Challenge"

Are you in need of new #etowncollege apparel? Join us bright and early for the "Early Bird Challenge" where any donation between 5 and 6:59 a.m., will enter you into a drawing for a $50 gift certificate to the #etowncollege Store.

24 days ago by Ben Osterhout

Giving by Designation
Giving by DesignationDonorsRaised ($)
Men's Lacrosse Team39$4,064
Education Program11$365
Tom and Debi Murray Memorial Scholarship8$450
Mathematics Program17$2,265
Other (indicate academic school, athletics team, etc in this box)21$2,157
School of Business - General22$5,025
Softball Team22$1,587
Wrestling Team89$5,498
Masters of Music Education in Peacebuilding17$10,145
Women's Lacrosse Team25$1,238
Golf Team34$17,164
Cross Country/Track and Field74$6,342
Tennis Team27$5,890
Men's Soccer Team75$8,317
Occupational Therapy Program20$856
Kyle Conrad '05 Athletics Media Room48$8,396
Chemistry Program18$2,585
School of Arts and Humanities - General15$625
Women's Volleyball Team26$1,965
Women's Basketball Team65$11,717
Music Therapy Program25$2,860
Baseball Team51$5,716
Swimming Team38$3,491
Social Work Program4$185
Elizabethtown College Fund Area of Greatest Need482$139,958
Sports Medicine3$160
Student Emergency Fund4$100
Sociology Academic Endowment10$307
Family Business and Entrepreneurship Minor0$0
Yvonne Kauffman Women's Basketball Program Fund5$250
Society of Women Engineers2$150
School of Graduate and Professional Studies - General6$320
Scholarships and Financial Aid200$48,426
Prestigious Scholarships and Fellowships4$95
The High Library8$460
Honors Program9$285
Women's Soccer Team89$7,329
Center for Global Understanding and Peacemaking0$0
Communications Academic Endowment8$327
Accounting Program8$7,300
Music Program5$135
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging5$69
Art and Graphic Design Programs6$200
School of Engineering and Computer Science - General11$1,487
School of Sciences - General5$850
Blue Jay Commuters2$25
Actuarial Science Program5$510
Criminal Justice Program2$30
English Program6$495
RN to BSN Nursing Program0$0
Career Exploration and Preparation0$0
School of Human and Health Professions - General1$1,000
Men's Basketball Team9$810
Physician Assistant Program2$50
D. Kenneth Ober Wrestling Endowment Fund8$3,975
Office of Student Activities0$0
Bowers Writers House0$0
Modern Languages Program3$400
Young Center10$1,250
School of Public Service - General5$320
John M. Gergic Jr. Blue Jays Baseball Discretionary Fund5$700
International Business Program33$4,930
Biology Program12$1,610
Field Hockey Team34$4,297
Blue Jay Pantry6$314
Wayne Selcher Political Science Endowment5$175
Engineering and Physics Program12$2,470
Teaching and Learning Design Studio3$180
Student Clubs and Organizations (please indicate which one)44$1,942
Public Health Program1$250
History Program1$250
Computer Science Program5$355
Men's Volleyball Team15$1,075
Blue Jay Athletic Association38$15,050
Psychology Program9$797
Endowed Scholarship Support (please indicate which one)14$9,255
E. Fletcher McClellan Summer Internship Fund11$1,138
Professor Michael Sevareid Scholarship34$7,308
Giving by Affiliation
DonorsDonorsRaised ($)
Students179$3,998
Friends121$44,097
Parents/Grandparents/Family Members468$96,331
Alumni1098$512,992
Faculty/Staff263$48,497
Donors by Year
Class YearDonorsRaised ($)
20248$475
201229$13,452
197210$4,580
198812$21,410
19808$9,300
19592$600
19500$0
202629$1,261
198418$4,555
197913$4,268
201618$1,150
201814$855
199735$12,305
202750$795
198711$2,325
198916$2,374
199016$42,005
199620$1,680
197517$15,494
199920$2,960
202217$843
199519$5,135
199322$7,943
200219$6,460
197319$24,555
200424$4,445
200624$2,514
198217$32,261
200321$3,635
202319$1,240
197023$8,350
202020$1,016
197716$38,620
197417$9,273
200016$23,596
196914$4,325
197621$19,795
19839$6,975
200531$4,706
197813$5,872
198618$2,580
200119$7,026
199417$4,966
198110$105,950
201315$1,070
19928$1,255
197116$5,480
19370$0
19520$0
19582$1,500
19340$0
19270$0
19290$0
19648$3,625
196710$2,350
19360$0
19300$0
19602$400
19570$0
19856$6,300
19560$0
19280$0
202434$1,651
19510$0
19659$6,415
19490$0
202553$661
19530$0
199116$2,180
19350$0
19636$3,125
19330$0
19430$0
202115$1,665
201128$3,050
20280$0
19410$0
19622$1,025
201512$1,051
19320$0
201913$620
19440$0
19380$0
19421$100
19989$750
200839$6,695
19541$1,000
19400$0
19480$0
200715$5,380
19470$0
19450$0
201411$1,455
200927$2,060
19460$0
19689$3,592
19310$0
19390$0
19552$250
201033$3,505
19616$1,275
201714$730
19668$2,700
2024 Reunion Giving Challenge
Alumni Donors by ClassDonorsRaised ($)
200927$2,060
201411$1,455
201913$620
198916$2,374
199417$4,966
197417$9,273
197913$4,268
200424$4,445
198418$4,555
199920$2,960
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Donor Affiliations
Book icon9%Students
Gradhat icon46%Alumni
Suitcase icon12%Faculty/Staff
Friends icon6%Friends
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Melanie Eshelman & Tyler Eshelman
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Stephen Fowler
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Norma J Klein
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Azlyn Como & Gavin Bryce
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GAIL R HAAG
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Shannon Perry & Eli Perry
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Bernard R Reimer
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Leonard Di Toro
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Advocates

Nancy Hahn '81 photo
Nancy Hahn '81
Gave $100,000 during a Challenge!
Bob Sands '90 photo
Bob Sands '90
Gave $40,000 during a Challenge!
Carol Metzler '77 photo
Carol Metzler '77
Gave $30,000 during a Challenge!
Elizabethtown College Alumni Association photo
Elizabethtown College Alumni Association
Gave $25,000 during a Challenge!
Mike Spangler '88 photo
Mike Spangler '88
Gave $20,000 during a Challenge!
Jim Shreiner '73 G'24 photo
Jim Shreiner '73 G'24
Gave $20,000 during a Challenge!
Ryan Heishman '00 photo
Ryan Heishman '00
Gave $20,000 during a Challenge!
Tom McGonigle P'10 P'17 photo
Tom McGonigle P'10 P'17
Gave $15,000 during a Challenge!
Anthony Cilio P'25 photo
Anthony Cilio P'25
Gave $10,000 during a Challenge!
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Anonymous
Heart icon matched a total of $7,000