Gettysburgives

2,566
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91% of 2,800 Donor goal
$968,539
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James Welch photoJames (Jamie) Welch matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $100Just for Class of 2018

Bonnie photoBonnie Hampton matched $1 for each donor, donating a total of $200Just for Class of 1974

Shannon  photoShannon Maria Brower matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $250Just for Class of 2004

James Welch photoJames (Jamie) Welch matched $2 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $500Just for Class of 2018

Debbie Clapp photoDebbie Clapp matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000Just for Class of 1974

Stacy Danielle Maus photoStacy D. Maus matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000

An Anonymous DonorHR NICHOLSON matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000Just for Class of 1969

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $1 for each donor, donating a total of $1,000Just for Class of 1973
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Ellie DeWitt photoEllie DeWitt gave $50 because 10 donors gaveJust for Alumna/Alumnus (2019)

Leigh Weitzmann Stewart photoLeigh Stewart gave $50 because 10 donors gaveJust for Class of 2011

Becca Johnson Barksdale photoBecca Johnson Barksdale gave $50 because 5 donors gaveJust for Class of 2014

David Medina photoDavid Medina gave $50 because 10 donors gaveJust for Class of 2021

Patty Chamberlain photoPatty Chamberlain gave $100 because 20 donors gaveJust for Class of 1985

Lorna Rice photoLorna Rice gave $100 because 25 donors gaveJust for Class of 1981

Sharon Hilgen Willis photoSharon Hilgen Willis gave $100 because 10 donors gave

Al Wilkins photoAl Wilkins gave $200 because 10 donors gaveJust for Class of 2006

Adrienne Lampe Gilbert  photoAdrienne Gilbert gave $200 because 10 donors gaveJust for Class of 2005

Cathleen Bonner photoCathleen Bonner gave $200 because 10 donors gaveJust for Class of 1994

Jonah Lucas photoJonah Lucas gave $216 because 16 donors gaveJust for Class of 2016

Sara Harenchar Levinson photoSara Harenchar Levinson gave $500 because 100 donors gave

Cassandra Pickens Jewell photoCassie Pickens Jewell gave $500 because 50 donors gaveJust for Alumna/Alumnus (2004)

An Anonymous DonorSusan K Garrison gave $500 because 25 donors gaveJust for Class of 1974

Amy Troutman Layman photoAmy Troutman Layman & Keith Layman gave $500 because 10 donors gaveJust for Class of 1994

An Anonymous DonorSherm '61 and Carol '63 Hendrix gave $6,000 because 15 donors gaveJust for Class of 1961

An Anonymous DonorDon Nieman P'25 and Leigh Ann Wheeler P'25 gave $7,500 because 75 donors gaveJust for Parents (2025)

An Anonymous DonorRodd Ruland ’79 P’15 and Lorie Ruland P’15 gave $50,000 because 50 donors gaveJust for Alumna/Alumnus (2014-2023)

An Anonymous DonorBarney & Kim Barnett '90 and Susan '68 & Bill '67 Andrews gave $65,000 because 300 donors gaveJust for Gettysburg Fund - Scholarships
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Join us for the 10th annual Gettysburgives on April 2 - 3! Gettysburgives showcases the generous spirit of Gettysburgians near and far as the community comes together to support current students and the faculty and mentors who shaped their Gettysburg experience. Be one of 2,800 donors and help unlock an additional $300,000 in support for Gettysburg thanks to an anonymous alumni couple.


Since its inception in 2015, Gettysburgives has inspired alumni, parents and friends to give nearly $7.3 million in gifts that have had a lasting impact on Gettysburg students as they prepare to shape the future. Every gift, no matter the size, makes a difference.

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Thank you!

While the 10th annual Gettysburgives has come to an end, we are still busy counting gifts.

On behalf of our grateful campus community, THANK YOU! During the past 36 hours your commitment to our students shined bright.  

A special thank you to our dedicated volunteers who put forward their time and effort to show their love for all things Gettysburg. You helped inspire our community to come together and show that great things happen when Gettysburgives.

9 days ago by Leighann Crawford
One hour left to make a difference!

It's time to rally! One hour left and 586 donors to go! Will YOU be the 2,800th donor? Every gift, no matter the size, allows Gettysburg to “yes” to opportunities for our students!

9 days ago by Leighann Crawford
6 hours to go!

We’re in the homestretch! There is still plenty of time to make a gift to an area of the College that means the most to you. Make sure to spread the word! Use the links below the “Give Now” button to share about Gettysburgives in just one click.

9 days ago by Leighann Crawford
1400 donors!

We are officially halfway to the 2,800 donor goal! Thanks to everyone who has made a gift so far. There's still time ⏲️ to make a gift and help unlock an additional $300,000 in challenge funds. 

Gettysburgives is a celebration of everything we love about Gettysburg. During this 36 hours, alumni, family, and friends come together to amplify our ability to deliver students an education that is impactful, meaningful, and transformational. When you give, you are supporting the Gettysburgians who will shape the future. 

9 days ago by Leighann Crawford
It’s day 2 of Gettysburgives, have you made your gift?

Good morning, Gettysburgians ☀️️! We’re kicking off the final day of the Gettysburgives Challenge. With 1,642 donors to go, we’re almost halfway to unlocking an additional $300,000 for Gettysburg students! Join us as we rally together to reach 2,800 donors by 9 p.m. tonight!

9 days ago by Leighann Crawford
Day 1 recap!

As of 9PM tonight, 1,029 members of our phenomenal Gettysburg community have shown up in support of current students. Your gifts put us one step closer to unlocking an additional $300,000 that will directly support the student experience.  

Join us tomorrow morning as we kickoff day two!

10 days ago by Leighann Crawford
700 donors strong!

Gettysburgians, we're blown away by your support! Thanks to YOU, we are already 25% of the way toward our goal of 2,800 donors. Next up, the halfway point!

10 days ago by Leighann Crawford
Studies show that donuts make students happier!

Parents — this one's for you! The class with the most parent gifts will be treated to a 🍩 Ziggy Donutz 🍩 truck party. How sweet is that?

10 days ago by Leighann Crawford
The Gettysburgives Festival is happening now!

A little rain won't stop us🌧️! Students, faculty, and staff are celebrating at the Gettysburgives Festival from now until 2:30PM. Grab a friend and stop by Plank Gym for an afternoon of FREE food trucks, yard games, swag, a tie-dye station, and more!

10 days ago by Leighann Crawford
Good morning, Gettysburgians, let's make a difference for current students!

Gettysburgives has officially begun! For the next 36 hours, YOU can join the Gettysburg community in support of our incredible students. Watch the video to hear what "Gettysburgives" to our very own Student Outreach Ambassadors!

10 days ago by Leighann Crawford

Alumni Class DonorsWhich class will have the most donors?
Class YearDonors
196827
198950
196733
196113
198629
199943
199118
196011
201721
202120
200221
200726
197957
202012
197133
198814
198225
19584
202310
201435
197838
196222
19939
202215
197467
196618
199023
201814
197627
200628
198462
197036
196437
199722
19564
196932
198028
201324
198330
200844
19531
198123
200111
197531
196323
196529
198715
199512
201223
199821
19597
197225
199435
199621
201925
197729
19410
19450
19573
200978
200475
19370
19552
19360
19544
199224
198525
19430
19500
197328
200022
201628
201141
200530
201528
19470
19460
19510
19330
19390
200333
201038
19522
19380
19420
19350
19490
19400
19440
19340
19480
Parent LeaderboardThe class with the most parent donors will win a treat! See which class is in the lead.
ClassDonorsRaised ($)
202564$21,290
202790$12,659
202684$16,990
202442$4,800
Designation LeaderboardWhich fund will have the most donors?
DesignationDonorsRaised ($)
Athletic Training Room12$1,246
Class of 1974 Endowed Scholarship Fund27$5,875
Gettysburg Fund in honor of the 60th reunion of the class of 196411$2,835
Lacrosse (M)6$825
Gettysburg Fund in honor of the 5th reunion of the class of 201915$696
BOLD Council Scholarship22$1,551
Gettysburg Fund in honor of the 55th reunion of the class of 196912$2,950
Gettysburg Fund in honor of the 30th reunion of the class of 199414$2,364
Library & Technology Resources15$2,041
Golf (M)2$350
Swimming5$520
Gettysburg Fund in honor of the 10th reunion of the class of 201421$1,073
Cross Country7$300
Gettysburg Fund in honor of the 45th reunion of the class of 197930$8,345
Gettysburg Fund in honor of the 20th reunion of the class of 200452$24,825
Gettysburg Fund in honor of the 15th reunion of the class of 200950$4,283
Baseball2$200
Faculty Excellence4$1,205
Softball4$385
Lacrosse (W)7$800
Gettysburg Fund in honor of the 35th reunion of the class of 198925$3,945
Gettysburg Fund in honor of the 25th reunion of the class of 199929$11,775
Track & Field9$495
Gettysburg Fund in honor of the 50th reunion of the class of 197429$8,630
Orange & Blue - Greatest Need83$19,148
Gettysburg Fund - Scholarships319$169,713
Other123$71,319
Gettysburg Fund in honor of the 40th reunion of the class of 198425$11,175
College/Student Life Programs29$2,709
Wrestling3$750
Soccer (W)2$100
Volleyball0$0
Gettysburg Fund - Greatest Need737$231,133
Basketball (M)1$1,000
Soccer (M)3$550
Tennis2$450
Equipment Room3$80
Basketball (W)1$100
Field Hockey4$295
Athletics Communications0$0
Major or Academic Department93$22,403
Cheerleading0$0
Golf (W)0$0
Community LeaderboardThe Gettysburg community is showing up! Which group will have the most donors?
AffiliationDonorsRaised ($)
Grandparents15$1,455
Employee74$7,016
Students40$1,304
Friends39$9,093
Alumna/Alumnus1874$931,627
Parents410$135,390
Donor Affiliations
Gradhat icon2%Students
Gradhat icon16%Parents
Gradhat icon1%Grandparents
Gradhat icon3%Employee
Gradhat icon2%Friends
Gradhat icon74%Alumna/Alumnus
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Barney & Kim Barnett '90 and Susan '68 & Bill '67 Andrews photo
Barney & Kim Barnett '90 and Susan '68 & Bill '67 Andrews
Gave $65,000 during a Challenge!
Rodd Ruland ’79 P’15 and Lorie Ruland P’15 photo
Rodd Ruland ’79 P’15 and Lorie Ruland P’15
Gave $50,000 during a Challenge!
Don Nieman P'25 and Leigh Ann Wheeler P'25 photo
Don Nieman P'25 and Leigh Ann Wheeler P'25
Gave $7,500 during a Challenge!
Sherm '61 and Carol '63 Hendrix photo
Sherm '61 and Carol '63 Hendrix
Gave $6,000 during a Challenge!
Amy Mountz photo
generated 18 clicks and 10 gifts, totaling $3,200
Susan Pyron photo
generated 5 clicks and 3 gifts, totaling $2,650
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generated 100 clicks and 10 gifts, totaling $1,475
Debbie Clapp photo
Heart icon matched a total of $1,000
generated 4 clicks and 2 gifts, totaling $250
Stacy Danielle Maus photo
Heart icon matched a total of $1,000
generated 6 clicks
Anonymous photo
Heart icon matched a total of $1,000