Day of Giving 2021

78% of 1,886 Donor goal
This campaign ended on April 20, 2021, but you can still make a gift to John Carroll University by clicking here!
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Amita Frawley photoAmita Frawley matched $250

An Anonymous DonorFrank & Jean Navratil matched $500

Kevin Hanley photoKevin Hanley matched $1,000

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $1,500

An Anonymous DonorMike Walsdorf '71 matched $5,000

An Anonymous Donor"BPD Bob" Stein matched $10,000

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $10,000

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $10,000

An Anonymous DonorMatthew Keresman '82 matched $70,000
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An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor gave $1,000

An Anonymous DonorJack Ziegler '53 gave $5,000

An Anonymous DonorGerry '61 and Judy O'Connell gave $10,000

An Anonymous DonorNorma Geller '87 gave $25,000

An Anonymous DonorBen '01 & Brenna Chapin, Erin Murphy '93, Kelly (Eisenmann) '96 & Marc Robinson '96, Brian '00 & Martha '99 (Keffer) Polomsky, Rich '02 & Anne Davidson, and Michael Salinsky '03 gave $30,000
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As the John Carroll community wraps up celebrating Founders’ Day with a virtual event the night of April 19th, Day of Giving commences! This online fundraising event brings together the entire JCU community — students, alumni, faculty, staff, friends, and the local community — in support of the University. Reflect on your own JCU experience and GIVE TO WHAT YOU LOVE! 

Our goal is to rally 1,886 donors between 8:30 p.m. on April 19 and 11:59 p.m. on April 20, 2021!

Let’s come together as Blue Streaks to showcase what we love about John Carroll! Day of Giving is about the strength of our collective impact — every person and every gift counts. Gifts of all sizes make a difference and you can make a gift to anything you love at JCU — a program, sports team or student organization. Support at this critical time has a powerful and immediate impact.

Make your impact at John Carroll University by encouraging your classmates, family, and friends to support JCU's Day of Giving 2021. 

Create an Account

  • We can celebrate your hard work by tracking your outreach! Click in the upper right hand corner to create an account.

Make your Gift

  • Click GIVE NOW! It's time to rally our JCU community and meet the challenge of 1,886 donors in honor of our founding year.

Encourage Others to Give

  • Leverage your gift with a Match or Challenge. Challenges and matching gifts help inspire others in the JCU community to give back for JCU Day of Giving. Matching gifts are made on a per-donor basis (e.g. I will match up to $500 for the next $500 that is donated). Challenges are milestone-based (e.g. if 100 people make a donation, I will give $250).

Share, Share, Share

  • If you're logged in to your account, the built-in sharing buttons on the campaign page generate a link that is unique to you. By spreading the word, you can earn cool incentives and JCU swag.
  • Share via Facebook, Twitter, Text Message and Email to see your personal impact on our Day of Giving.

Tell your Story

  • Film a quick video via the personal plea feature on the campaign page under Advocates. Tell your network why you're excited to Give To What You Love and why others need to get involved.
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👍We've surpassed 1,000 Donors! Way to Go Blue Streaks!

18 days ago by Amita Frawley
✨$25,000 will be released by Norma Geller '87 if we get to 1,000 Donors!

18 days ago by Amita Frawley
🎉We reached 500 Donors! Let's keep going!

18 days ago by Amita Frawley
Use Venmo and Paypal to make your gift!

💲 Donors on Day of Giving will now see PayPal and Venmo as  payment options, giving you a flexible, on-the-go giving experience.

54 days ago by Amita Frawley

Athletics Leaderboard
Sport TeamDonorsDollars
Other (Athletics)14$2,760
Women's Cross Country36$1,978
Women's Track36$5,056
Men's Cross Country28$2,582
Men's Track33$5,996
Women's Tennis13$1,975
Men's Tennis7$705
The Ron and Cindy Zwierlein Swim Team Endowment64$4,075
Women's Swimming & Diving36$3,833
Men's Swimming & Diving40$3,788
Women's Soccer50$4,214
Men's Soccer126$23,069
Michael and Annmarie Lyons Men's Soccer Endowment2$125
Women's Lacrosse19$11,130
Men's Lacrosse30$3,226
Women's Golf5$255
Men's Golf30$4,497
Blue Gold Club13$4,455
Women's Basketball28$4,169
Men's Basketball36$8,200
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Matthew Keresman '82 photo
Matthew Keresman '82
matched a total of $70,000
Ben '01 & Brenna Chapin, Erin Murphy '93, Kelly (Eisenmann) '96 & Marc Robinson '96, Brian '00 & Martha '99 (Keffer) Polomsky, Rich '02 & Anne Davidson, and Michael Salinsky '03 photo
Ben '01 & Brenna Chapin, Erin Murphy '93, Kelly (Eisenmann) '96 & Marc Robinson '96, Brian '00 & Martha '99 (Keffer) Polomsky, Rich '02 & Anne Davidson, and Michael Salinsky '03
Gave $30,000 during a Challenge!
Norma Geller '87 photo
Norma Geller '87
Gave $25,000 during a Challenge!
Community Advocates photo
generated 847 clicks and 99 gifts, totaling $13,759
Anonymous photo
matched a total of $10,000
"BPD Bob" Stein photo
"BPD Bob" Stein
matched a total of $10,000
Gerry '61 and Judy O'Connell photo
Gerry '61 and Judy O'Connell
Gave $10,000 during a Challenge!
Anonymous photo
matched a total of $10,000
Jack Ziegler '53 photo
Jack Ziegler '53
Gave $5,000 during a Challenge!
Mike Walsdorf '71 photo
Mike Walsdorf '71
matched a total of $5,000