Giving Day 2023 #ShowYourLoveGFS!

651
Donors
130% of 500 Donor goal
$259,872
Donated
This campaign ended on February 15, 2023, but you can still make a gift to Germantown Friends School by clicking here!
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An Anonymous DonorAlex McDowell & Michael Berman and Jeff Markovitz matched $35 for each donor, donating a total of $525Just for Class of 1988

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $3,500Just for Class of 1980

An Anonymous DonorBen Thomas '14, Ari Weinstein '12 and three alumni from the classes of 2007, 2009 and 2011 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $20,000Just for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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An Anonymous DonorA Group of the Class of 2023 Parents gave $20,000 because 200 donors gaveJust for Parents
About


February 14, 2023 is a great day to #ShowYourLoveGFS!


It's a great day to #ShowYourLoveGFS! Help us reach 500 donors in 24 hours, and we will unlock $85,000 in bonus gifts to GFS through the Annual Fund, benefitting our students, faculty, and staff. Check out the challenges below! 

ALL GIFTS COUNT TOWARDS THE OVERALL 500 DONOR CHALLENGE!

Our Challengers:

  • Adam Kamens '89 and Kim Kamens
  • The Farm Boy Fund
  • Anonymous Parents
  • Dana and Bill Weeks
  • Sandy Baur Bixby '72 with her partner Bill, joined by Katherine '06, Kelly Ann '02 and Rebecca '99




Parent Giving Challenge: 

In honor of our faculty and staff, the parents of the Senior Class of 2023 will offer an additional $20,000 when we receive 200 gifts from parents/caregivers today.  

Challenge to Benefit Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion through the Annual Fund

  • Ben Thomas ’14, along with Ari Weinstein '12 and three alumni from the classes of 2007, 2009 and 2011, are offering a matching gift towards Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, for donations received up to $20,000 to DEI. Make a gift today through the Annual Fund, designated to DEI.

Grandparent Matching Challenge!

  • An anonymous alum who is a grandparent with three grandchildren here will match dollar-for-dollar every gift up to $15,000!


GO, TIGERS!!! 
Tune in to see who wins The Tiger Giving Challenge Face-Off

  • The Classes of 2000, 2005, and 2007 will go head-to-head in the Tiger Giving Challenge, competing to see which class achieves the largest number of gifts in 24 hours!

Updates
Class of 2023 Parent Challenge Met!

In honor of our faculty and staff, class giving representatives Jill Bazelon '94 and Ben Mather '92 and two anonymous parents of the Senior Class of 2023 offered an additional $20,000 when we received 200 gifts from parents/caregivers.  Thank you, Senior Parents!  

522 days ago by Louisa Garrido
Help Us Cross the Finish Line!

What a great day so far! The GFS Tiger welcomed students to school this morning, our Lower School students are enjoying the photo booth, seniors received their special cookies, and we are more than halfway to our goal of 500 gifts! Thank you for your support.

We hope you enjoy the below photos from today (more to come).



522 days ago by Joanna
Bill and Peg Felix, Class of 1954, Share Their Love!

Bill and Peg Felix, Class of 1954, are sharing their love on Valentine's Day! They started dating when they were in high school at GFS. Although Bill went on to Yale and Peg to Mount Holyoke, they remained in touch and have been married for 64 years. ❤

It's heartwarming to see your pictures and videos for GFS Giving Day! Share them with #ShowYourLoveGFS and donate now!


522 days ago by Joanna
A Message From Ben Thomas '14

Ben Thomas ’14, is back for a second year as a challenge donor, inviting others to join him in supporting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion programming through the Annual Fund. He was recently on campus to check in with faculty and students and to hear the latest from DEI Director Charla Okewole.

Watch Ben's video and join him with a gift to the Annual Fund!

522 days ago by Joanna

Donor Map
Designation Leaderboard
Annual Fund Designations DonorsRaised ($)
Arts28$1,880
Athletics12$1,375
Academic Programs48$7,100
Greatest Need296$183,226
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion98$43,417
LeaderboardThe Leaderboard reflects giving from Alumni, Parents, Student and Grandparents
Leaderboard DonorsRaised ($)
19650$0
19983$120
19763$11,500
19992$3,500
Parent 202928$4,874
Parent 202727$30,479
Parent 202436$6,801
Friends15$1,505
Parent 202627$3,709
198820$2,165
Parent 202826$7,638
199117$3,325
198022$6,395
Parent 203017$3,750
200719$4,393
Grandparents30$25,906
Student21$5,140
Parent 203520$1,482
19582$100
19733$350
Parent 202537$18,766
19440$0
19857$340
Parent 20319$535
Parent 203215$1,931
20215$150
Parent 203417$1,308
200012$1,285
Parent 203315$1,230
Parent 203615$859
202314$35,675
19933$200
Faculty/Staff149$13,020
Alumni230$126,885
20022$2,525
19610$0
19690$0
20092$2,500
19944$530
19600$0
19637$800
20170$0
19894$50,210
20044$40
19480$0
19552$50
19772$200
Parent 20386$500
19530$0
19963$600
19741$100
Parent 203712$450
20153$75
19450$0
19900$0
19541$5,000
20204$70
19830$0
19520$0
19724$5,523
19470$0
19782$350
20062$2,520
19841$200
19954$300
19875$205
19640$0
20184$155
20052$280
20190$0
20227$3,425
19511$100
19590$0
19863$250
20010$0
Parents326$158,143
19623$125
19822$500
20031$25
19710$0
19660$0
19790$0
19460$0
19490$0
19754$700
20081$75
19812$200
19702$25
20101$100
19974$325
19562$1,000
19682$150
20120$0
20160$0
20113$135
20141$20,000
19501$200
19672$50
20131$20
199210$3,199
19572$525
Donor Affiliations
Gradhat icon28%Alumni
Suitcase icon18%Faculty/Staff
Friends icon2%Friends
Parent icon34%Parents
Book icon3%Student
Parent icon4%Grandparents
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A Group of the Class of 2023 Parents photo
A Group of the Class of 2023 Parents
Gave $20,000 during a Challenge!
Ben Thomas '14, Ari Weinstein '12 and three alumni from the classes of 2007, 2009 and 2011 photo
Ben Thomas '14, Ari Weinstein '12 and three alumni from the classes of 2007, 2009 and 2011
Heart icon matched a total of $20,000
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Anonymous
Heart icon matched a total of $3,500
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generated 2 clicks and 1 gift, totaling $2,500
Louisa Garrido  photo
generated 81 clicks and 12 gifts, totaling $1,735
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Alex McDowell
Heart icon matched a total of $525
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generated 111 clicks and 9 gifts, totaling $440
Duane Michelle Sims photo
generated 4 clicks